Letting agents' number one priority is looking out for the best interests of their landlords. Rent protection insurance is one of the many ways agencies can do this, by protecting landlords against the risk of letting out an investment property. However, many letting agents are sceptical of the real value of some rent protection insurance policies. The issue with many of these policies is they’re not comprehensive enough and the criteria has made them incredibly difficult for landlords or agents to claim on. When evaluating a policy, the main thing to do is to read through the policy wording and ensure you understand how the policy works. There are a few high level details you can look for to help identify whether the policy is going to be suitable.