HOME INSURANCE ADVICE

We have compiled a resource to help you to understand your insurance.  From topics as wide ranging from types of insurance, to safety tips, to advice for just making life easier.

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Roommate Agreement

Roommate agreement

A contract in which people living in a room or rental unit agree to terms, conditions, and responsibilities is called…
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How To Find A Roommate

How To Find A Roommate

How to find a roommate.  A roommate is the one with whom you share an apartment, dorm or condo. To…
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Insuring a Rental Suite

Insuring rental suites

Some people rent out a room or suite in their home to tenants.  This helps the homeowner with the monthly cost…
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Prepare Outdoor Faucet for Winter

Preparing Outdoor Faucets for Winter

Preparing outdoor faucets for winter.  With the recent cold snap, you're going to need to turn off your outdoor faucets…
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Prevent House Fire

Simple Ways To Prevent House Fires

House fires can occur due to many reasons like a short circuit, faulty electric appliance, using stoves carelessly, and many…
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Landlord Responsibilities

Landlords Responsibilities To Tenants

When you rent your property you have a responsibility to your tenants.  The relationship between a landlord and tenant is…
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Baseboard Heaters

Types Of Baseboard Heaters

Baseboard heaters one type of equipment used to heat rooms in a home.  There are two types of baseboard heaters…
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Home Foundation Types

Types Of Home Foundations

There are several different types of home foundations.  The one that should be used depends on the type of soil on…
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Find a tenant

Finding A Tenant

Some people build or purchase a house for the purpose of using it as a revenue stream. If you in…
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Crawlspace

Getting To Know Your Crawlspace

Getting to know your Crawlspace A crawlspace is a hollow area in a home that exists between the ground and the…
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Storage Locker Insurance

Storage Locker Insurance

Property in Storage Locker People store their property in many storage units and self-storage units have emerged as a fast-growing…
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Home Inventory

How To Make A Home Inventory

What is home inventory? A home inventory is a complete breakdown of your home contents.  Home inventory is a documentation…
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Are You Insured For A Landslide

Are You Insured For A Landslide

Landslides Insurance in Canada Landslide is a disaster in which debris, rocks, or earth moves on a slope causing much…
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Tip for buying a condo

Tips For Buying A Condo

Buying a home is stressful under the most ideal circumstances.  If you are thinking of a condo then there are…
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Home Inspections

Home Inspections

When you prepare to purchase a house, you should hire a professional to do a Home Inspection. The inspection of…
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Staging your Home

Staging Your Home – Tips To Speed Up A Sale

The purpose of staging your home is two things: Improve the sale price and to reduce the time it is…
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Property For Children Away At School

Property For Children Away At School

One of the biggest days for a family is to send a child off to school. If your child is…
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Wine Collection

Wine Collection

Wine Collection Wine (like artwork, cars, and baseball cards) has well documented tiers, vintages as well as historic values. You…
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Basement Flooding

Basement Flooding – What To Do

One thing no one wants to ever discover is that they find that their basement is flooding.  It would rank…
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Home Insurance

Home Insurance

In British Columbia when you get a mortgage to purchase a home, normally, having home insurance is a requirement from…
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Earthquake Insurnce

Earthquake Insurance

Many people do not have a clear understanding of what Earthquake Insurance is, if they have it, if they need…
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Types of Home Insurance

The Types Of Home Insurance

If you own or rent, insurance is an advisable investment.  No matter what your residence is, home, apartment or condo,…
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Am I Covered For Identity Theft

Am I Covered For Identity Theft?

It is almost impossible to not do at least part of your daily life without being online.  With everyone online…
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Why did my home insurance go up

Why Did My Home Insurance Go Up?

Why did my home insurance go up is one question we get asked frequently.  The reason could be due to…
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Insurance terms

Insurance Terms – Explained

We have all been there, trying to get insurance for your car, house or vacation and the agent throws some…
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What is contents Insurance

What is Contents Insurance?

We get many questions about Insurance from our customers.  One of the most asked is "What is Contents Insurance?" or…
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Do You Need Insurance For A Home Business

Do You Need Insurance For A Home Business?

  Do You Need Insurance For A Home Business? The most common reason that business owners don’t get business insurance…
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Home insurance

Discounts That Can Help Save On Home Insurance

There are many ways that you can save on your home insurance? Below for our top discounts on how you can…
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A tree fell in my yard

A Tree Fell In My Yard – What Next?

A tree fell in my yard, now what?  Trees are not only beautiful but also provide many functions.  They provide…
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Save Money on HOme Insurance

How To Save Money On Your Home Insurance

With house prices now averaging over $1 million in Vancouver we are all looking at ways to save some money. …
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What kind of home insurance to buy

What Kind Of Home Insurance To Buy

If you can imagine it then there is always a chance it could happen. If you can imagine a car…
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