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Sharon Fox-Slater

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Sharon Fox-Slater is the Managing Director of EBM RentCover, which protects more than 150,000 rental properties across Australia. She commenced a role with EBM back in 1993 and was part of the core team that helped launch one of Australia’s first landlord insurance policies into the market. She was also the first woman in Australia to complete the Advanced Diploma in Insurance Broking, and is well equipped to educate property investors and property professionals about the value of aligning with a specialist landlord insurance provider.

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Why landlords need legal expenses cover

‘See you in court’: Why landlords need legal expenses cover

Rent going unpaid is all too often a problem for landlords and property managers. When such problems arise during a ten...
How to submit a successful insurance claim during COVID-19

How to submit a successful insurance claim during COVID-19

It must be said, the coronavirus has made most aspects of life in 2020 more challenging. It has certainly changed the c...
5 reasons landlords should hold onto their insurance policy

5 reasons landlords should hold onto their insurance policy

COVID-19 and its social and economic fallout have had serious ramifications for many landlords, agents, tenants and ins...
Weather watch: Winter-proofing rentals

Weather watch: Winter-proofing rentals

Wet and windy conditions can wreak havoc on rental properties. Each winter, insurance claims for water damage spike as ...
Sharon Fox-Slater

Landlord insurance: What’s covered, what’s not

Insurance providers would love to say that landlord insurance covers every possible risk an investment property may face...
Sharon Fox-Slater

Top tips for landlords

Property can be a great investment – “safe as houses” some would say. We Aussies have had a love affair with brick...
Sharon Fox-Slater

5 non-negotiables when it comes to landlord insurance

As a landlord, choosing the right insurance to ensure you have the cover you need can be tricky. There are common pitfal...
Sharon Fox-Slater

5 rights your agent has

Ever been in a debate with a tenant? Here’s how your agent can help.
Sharon Fox-Slater

5 rights you might not know you had

It’s your tenants’ home, but it’s your investment property. This clash often leads to a bit of argy-bargy between...
Sharon Fox-Slater

Is your property manager a help or a hindrance?

The role of a property manager (PM) is to take all the worry and hassle out of the rental process for their landlord cli...
Rainy suburbs

6 hazards to prepare your rental property for winter

Winter – time for woolly jumpers, snuggly blankets, hot chocolate and nights by the fire… But it is also the time of...

Could your tenant’s ‘side hustle’ be jeopardising your insurance...

Mum/dadpreneurs, social media influencers, eBay stores and consulting – the way people are earning money is evolving. ...

How to avoid expensive mould problems in your investment property

Mould is a year-round problem in humid climates. In Australia’s southern states, autumn often heralds the arrival of t...
For rent

8 tips to cut rental arrears risks this autumn

The first day of March not only heralds the arrival of autumn, it is also the time when we see a spike in insurance clai...
Piggy bank

6 Lunar New Year resolutions for landlords

If the New Year’s resolutions you made on 1 January have gone by the wayside, now’s the time to have another go with...


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