This summer’s Calgary flood insurance claims are the most expensive in Canada’s history at $1.7 billion, and many homeowners were denied payments due to insufficient coverage. Now, there’s talk of making overland flood insurance accessible to Canadians – but a number of preventative measures need to take place first.
Taking a trip this summer? An overflowing mailbox or empty driveway can signal your home as a break in target. Check out these ways to protect your home from potential thieves while out of town, and ensure your insurance coverage is up to par in a worst case scenario.
Surprised by an increase to your home insurance premiums? You’re not alone – Money Wise writer Sean Cooper shares his story of searching for a better rate after being blindsided during his renewal. Will he remain a loyal customer, or will he find a better deal? Read on to find out!
A recent BMO report finds 25% of the home damage caused by the Calgary floods may not be covered by insurance. Here’s what you need about your policy so you won’t be blindsided by a natural disaster.
A common mistake made by first time home buyers is overlooking some types of home insurance coverage.
Using an insurance broker is the first step to getting the best coverage for your needs. Before you sign, though, ensure you understand exactly what kind of coverage you’ll get for your money – and whether there are any hidden limitations.
Recently there has been a lot of concern about rising home insurance premiums. Some homeowner’s premiums have increased as much as 30 per cent, even without a claim being made in the previous year. Don’t get stuck with a ridiculous rate. Believe it or not, there are answers to the home insurance blues.
RateSupermarket.ca Launches Car, Home, Condo and Tenant Insurance Comparison Tool TORONTO – February 11, 2010 … RateSupermarket.ca, Canada’s one-stop-site to quickly and easily compare over 500 mortgage rates from the country’s top lenders, has announced the launch of their latest insurance comparison tool. Now consumers can be sure they are getting the best rate on …