Saving Money On Your Top Expenses in BC – Expense #2: Transportation

Transportation lands in spot number 2 for the top 3 expenses in British Columbia. Whether you own a vehicle, take the bus, or are wondering about your options, we have tips to help you cut down on transportation costs! Purchase A Used Vehicle Brand-new vehicles are one of the fastest-depreciating assets you can buy. Even […]

Saving Money On Your Top Expenses in BC – Expense #1: Housing

With the cost of housing sitting at number 1 on the list of top expenses in British Columbia, chances are you are eager to find ways to save on your housing costs. We’ve gathered our top tips to help you save money on your highest expense, whether you’re an owner or a renter. Homeowners Compare […]

Why It’s Critical To Keep Your Home Insurance Continuous

Many people don’t realize that they could actually save themselves a lot of hassle and money in the long term if they ensure that they do not have gaps in their home, condo, or tenant insurance. Why is that, you ask? Let us explain! When you buy home insurance, the insurance company pays a small […]

What Poly B Pipes Mean For Your Home Insurance

Polybutylene Leak #3 by ilovebutter is licensed under CC BY 2.0 As the real estate market gets tighter and more expensive, more and more new, homeowners are forced into buying older homes. While they may have their charms, houses, and apartments past a certain age, they have their share of hidden costs and dangers. Most […]

Tiny Home Case Study

While setting up home insurance for her tiny home-owner clients, our expert Home Insurance Broker, Juliet, asked a few questions about tiny home living and the considerations they took into account when making a move. Read on to learn some of the ins and outs of tiny home living! What classifies a tiny home? There […]

Winterize Your Home: Prepare for Winter and Snow

Winter always seems to surprise us each year, usually with some heavy rain or snow right before spring. This can also be a peak season for home insurance claims. If you haven’t already been working on winterizing your home and preparing it for winter, here are some tips to help keep your home safe until […]

Tips For Keeping Your Home Safe During The Holiday Season

The holiday season is a time for celebration and rest, but it’s also when accidents and crime rates spike. Yup, unfortunately, it’s true. According to Janet Lauritsen—a criminology and criminal justice professor at the University of Missouri—robbery and personal larceny are the two types of crimes that go up during the holidays. Because of this, […]

What You Should Know When Purchasing an Older Home

In this ever-changing real estate market, purchasing a home no longer feels like finding the right house for you; it is more of a ‘grab and go’ experience. With more and more people across British Columbia trying to find housing, we wanted to know more about older homes. We dug a little deeper and sat […]

The Dangers of Homes Without Home Insurance

Buying a home — especially for the first time — is one of the most significant, most valuable purchases you will ever make. While insurance can’t guarantee that your home will never be damaged, a home insurance policy can ensure that you are financially protected if damage does occur. But what are the risks of […]

Wildfires & Home Insurance: How to Secure Proper Coverage During Wildfire Season

Proper home insurance coverage is essential for all homeowners—so much so that it’s mandatory for mortgage lenders. There are many risks facing homeowners and their homes, including floods, earthquakes, and fires. When it comes to fire danger, this consists of both fires that start from within the house and from external fires like the many […]