Whether this is your first time as a landlord and you are learning how to manage a rental property or you’re a seasoned expert, American Family Insurance has the tools you need to cover you and your rental property. We go beyond protecting your rental business; by giving you the resources you need to succeed and achieve your goals as a successful landlord.
State and Local Tenant Laws
Stay up-to-date with the rental laws affecting your properties. Knowing the laws in your area can help you avoid potential issues with tenants, and can help you understand what steps to take if or when rental problems arise. These laws can easily be found online.
Protect yourself, your property and your business with background checks on potential applicants. Through a partnership with TransUnion®, American Family offers SmartMove, a reduced-price online tenant screening solution. Learn more about the tenant screening process with Background Checks.
Your American Family agent can give you a coupon code to create your discounted online account with SmartMove. Then you can make informed tenant choices based on the following SmartMove data:
- A credit report based on data provided by financial institutions, collection accounts, bankruptcy proceedings and other public financial records.
- A straightforward recommendation developed from proven credit data, advanced analytics and criteria specific to your rental property.
- A background check that incorporates comprehensive criminal data, income-to-rent ratios, payment histories, and criminal terrorism and fraud database searches.
Find common rental documents and helpful resources, all in one place, to simplify your responsibilities. Here’s a sampling of online forms* and information to help you rent and manage your property.