How to Save on Home Insurance in Alberta

Prices have been increasing in every sector of life for the past few years. Inflation rates are the highest that they have been in Canada since the early 1990s. Unfortunately, this extends to your insurance. Here are some simple tips to help you save on your home insurance bill. 1. Do Not “Over Insure” Your […]

Melting Snow Means Potential Flooding

Melting snow means a high potential for flooding… and we want to ensure that our clients and community are prepared! Shovel Snow Be sure to shovel the snow away from your gutters, window wells, and the foundation of your home. Shoveling snow away from your home is critical. If you don’t use a snow blower […]

Shingle All the Way: Roof 101

Let’s be honest; roofs are great. With so many different colors and styles, such as asphalt shingles, wood shakes, and metal tiles, these beloved home hats are not only the source of a good pun but also protect us and our property from the elements and damage. However, much like a good pun, there will […]

Five Home Insurance Myths

Home insurance is a complicated business with many parts that take years to learn, and it is not something you can pick up overnight. Along with the many aspects of home insurance, there are many myths that people have learned. We have compiled a list of five of the most common insurance myths in hopes […]

CNS Closure

CNS (Canadian Northern Sheild) Is Closing. Canadian Northern Shield (CNS) is an insurance company founded in 1985 and based in Vancouver, British Columbia. Since then, they have provided various types of insurance to thousands of clients across British Columbia. In 2007, CNS was acquired by Royal & SunAlliance (RSA). However, RSA and all its assets […]

We Are Expanding to Alberta!

Hi Alberta! We have exciting news! The time has finally come, and Harbord – The Home Insurance People™ is coming to you! Established in British Columbia in 2017, Harbord – The Home Insurance People™ has had the insurance companies competing for your business, saving clients throughout the province of BC money on their home, condo, […]

Insurance During an Apocalypse

When people think of reasons to purchase home insurance, they think of fires, floods, break-ins, and, more recently- earthquakes. However, one consideration is missing among these: Apocalypse. Apocalypses can come in a variety of different flavors. Some are a zombie apocalypse, an alien invasion, a mad scientist creating some creature or disease – the classic […]

7 Things To Know About A Property Claim

When the unexpected happens to your home, home insurance is there to support you. However, filing a claim through your insurance company can still feel stressful and overwhelming at times.  Here are 7 things that everyone should know when they need to submit a property claim. 1. Call Your Insurance Broker As Soon As Possible […]

Home Liability Concerns While Entertaining This Summer

COVID-19 restrictions are continuing to lighten, and the weather is warming up. This means that it is the perfect time to reconnect with all of your friends you haven’t been able to see over the past few years. Backyard barbeques and parties are regular events during the summer season, and it is just as essential […]

Should I Purchase a Starter Home Before Purchasing my Dream Home?

In the current real estate market here in BC, more and more people are wondering when or even if they can purchase a home. If you’re thinking about becoming a first-time homebuyer, you’ve probably already asked yourself “should I purchase a starter home or keep saving for my dream home?” Well, each option has pros […]