Blog Category: Home Insurance

WeGoLook Appraisal Sharing Economy Service for Auto and Home comes to Canada

By: Luke Jones|April 17, 2019|1:17 pm

The digitizing of home and auto insurance appraisals has arrived in Canada thanks to a sharing-style platform. Delivered by WeGoLook, the online and mobile platform is a sharing-economy solution that…

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These easy steps can protect homeowners from basement flood risk

By: Luke Jones|April 16, 2019|4:50 pm

flooded-house.jpg

A recent Waterloo University’s Intact Centre on Climate Adaptation report highlighted the main issues facing homes at risk from basement flooding. The multi-year project found Canadian homeowners are ignoring some…

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Study highlights common problems causing increased basement floods

By: Luke Jones|April 15, 2019|4:27 pm

Flood20insurance-9.jpg

Homeowners in Canada could better protect their homes from risks of basement floods. According to a new report, all it would take is a bit of knowledge and a small…

Read More

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Spring thaw claims $70 million from insurers in Ontario

By: Luke Jones|April 9, 2019|2:32 pm

Dollarphotoclub_71835416-41.jpg

The seasonal change from winter to spring once again brought its fair share of damage to communities across Ontario. In a new press release, the Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC)…

Read More

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IBC warns of spring storm floods across Atlantic Canada this weekend

By: Luke Jones|April 4, 2019|7:27 pm

Flooding-14.jpg

Atlantic Canada has been issued several severe weather warnings across the entire region and the Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) is urging provinces to prepare for flooding. “Insurance Bureau of…

Read More

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J.D. Power survey finds customers are unsatisfied with their home insurance provider

By: Luke Jones|March 29, 2019|2:11 pm

daylight-door-handle-1166415

Customers believe they are not getting a complete service from insurers, according to a new survey from J.D. Power. The market researcher shows Canadian home insurance customers think their carrier…

Read More

Categories:

Manitoba’s spring flood risk decreases thanks to dry weather

By: Luke Jones|March 27, 2019|6:31 pm

Home-Flooding-1030×686.jpg

Earlier this month, we reported on the potential risk Manitoba faced from spring floods. A few weeks later, snow melt and unexpected dry weather has meant the flood potential in…

Read More

Categories:

Climate change is driving home insurance rates upwards

By: Luke Jones|March 25, 2019|10:00 pm

Dollarphotoclub_71835416-41.jpg

Insurance companies and consumers alike are dealing with a tough auto insurance market and could do without the home insurance market hardening. However, that is exactly what is happening, and…

Read More

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Government backs first-time home buyers with new financial measures

By: Luke Jones|March 24, 2019|11:30 am

daylight-door-handle-1166415

The federal government is appealing to potential homeowners ahead of this fall’s federal elections by boosting aid to help them purchase their first home. Escalating real estate prices in cities…

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Ontario Disaster Relief Program has left many tornado victims unpaid

By: Luke Jones|March 20, 2019|6:16 am

Tornado

Disaster victims who faced a record storm are still not receiving financial aid from the government, despite half a year passing since the event. Six months ago areas of southern…

Read More

Categories:

WeGoLook Appraisal Sharing Economy Service for Auto and Home comes to Canada

By: Luke Jones|April 17, 2019|1:17 pm

The digitizing of home and auto insurance appraisals has arrived in Canada thanks to a sharing-style platform. Delivered by WeGoLook, the online and mobile platform is a sharing-economy solution that…

Read More

Categories:

These easy steps can protect homeowners from basement flood risk

By: Luke Jones|April 16, 2019|4:50 pm

flooded-house.jpg

A recent Waterloo University’s Intact Centre on Climate Adaptation report highlighted the main issues facing homes at risk from basement flooding. The multi-year project found Canadian homeowners are ignoring some…

Read More

Categories:

Study highlights common problems causing increased basement floods

By: Luke Jones|April 15, 2019|4:27 pm

Flood20insurance-9.jpg

Homeowners in Canada could better protect their homes from risks of basement floods. According to a new report, all it would take is a bit of knowledge and a small…

Read More

Categories:

Spring thaw claims $70 million from insurers in Ontario

By: Luke Jones|April 9, 2019|2:32 pm

Dollarphotoclub_71835416-41.jpg

The seasonal change from winter to spring once again brought its fair share of damage to communities across Ontario. In a new press release, the Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC)…

Read More

Categories:

IBC warns of spring storm floods across Atlantic Canada this weekend

By: Luke Jones|April 4, 2019|7:27 pm

Flooding-14.jpg

Atlantic Canada has been issued several severe weather warnings across the entire region and the Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) is urging provinces to prepare for flooding. “Insurance Bureau of…

Read More

Categories:

J.D. Power survey finds customers are unsatisfied with their home insurance provider

By: Luke Jones|March 29, 2019|2:11 pm

daylight-door-handle-1166415

Customers believe they are not getting a complete service from insurers, according to a new survey from J.D. Power. The market researcher shows Canadian home insurance customers think their carrier…

Read More

Categories:

Manitoba’s spring flood risk decreases thanks to dry weather

By: Luke Jones|March 27, 2019|6:31 pm

Home-Flooding-1030×686.jpg

Earlier this month, we reported on the potential risk Manitoba faced from spring floods. A few weeks later, snow melt and unexpected dry weather has meant the flood potential in…

Read More

Categories:

Climate change is driving home insurance rates upwards

By: Luke Jones|March 25, 2019|10:00 pm

Dollarphotoclub_71835416-41.jpg

Insurance companies and consumers alike are dealing with a tough auto insurance market and could do without the home insurance market hardening. However, that is exactly what is happening, and…

Read More

Categories:

Government backs first-time home buyers with new financial measures

By: Luke Jones|March 24, 2019|11:30 am

daylight-door-handle-1166415

The federal government is appealing to potential homeowners ahead of this fall’s federal elections by boosting aid to help them purchase their first home. Escalating real estate prices in cities…

Read More

Categories:

Ontario Disaster Relief Program has left many tornado victims unpaid

By: Luke Jones|March 20, 2019|6:16 am

Tornado

Disaster victims who faced a record storm are still not receiving financial aid from the government, despite half a year passing since the event. Six months ago areas of southern…

Read More

Categories:

WeGoLook Appraisal Sharing Economy Service for Auto and Home comes to Canada

By: Luke Jones|April 17, 2019|1:17 pm

The digitizing of home and auto insurance appraisals has arrived in Canada thanks to a sharing-style platform. Delivered by WeGoLook, the online and mobile platform is a sharing-economy solution that…

Read More

Categories:

These easy steps can protect homeowners from basement flood risk

By: Luke Jones|April 16, 2019|4:50 pm

flooded-house.jpg

A recent Waterloo University’s Intact Centre on Climate Adaptation report highlighted the main issues facing homes at risk from basement flooding. The multi-year project found Canadian homeowners are ignoring some…

Read More

Categories:

Study highlights common problems causing increased basement floods

By: Luke Jones|April 15, 2019|4:27 pm

Flood20insurance-9.jpg

Homeowners in Canada could better protect their homes from risks of basement floods. According to a new report, all it would take is a bit of knowledge and a small…

Read More

Categories:

Spring thaw claims $70 million from insurers in Ontario

By: Luke Jones|April 9, 2019|2:32 pm

Dollarphotoclub_71835416-41.jpg

The seasonal change from winter to spring once again brought its fair share of damage to communities across Ontario. In a new press release, the Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC)…

Read More

Categories:

IBC warns of spring storm floods across Atlantic Canada this weekend

By: Luke Jones|April 4, 2019|7:27 pm

Flooding-14.jpg

Atlantic Canada has been issued several severe weather warnings across the entire region and the Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) is urging provinces to prepare for flooding. “Insurance Bureau of…

Read More

Categories:

J.D. Power survey finds customers are unsatisfied with their home insurance provider

By: Luke Jones|March 29, 2019|2:11 pm

daylight-door-handle-1166415

Customers believe they are not getting a complete service from insurers, according to a new survey from J.D. Power. The market researcher shows Canadian home insurance customers think their carrier…

Read More

Categories:

Manitoba’s spring flood risk decreases thanks to dry weather

By: Luke Jones|March 27, 2019|6:31 pm

Home-Flooding-1030×686.jpg

Earlier this month, we reported on the potential risk Manitoba faced from spring floods. A few weeks later, snow melt and unexpected dry weather has meant the flood potential in…

Read More

Categories:

Climate change is driving home insurance rates upwards

By: Luke Jones|March 25, 2019|10:00 pm

Dollarphotoclub_71835416-41.jpg

Insurance companies and consumers alike are dealing with a tough auto insurance market and could do without the home insurance market hardening. However, that is exactly what is happening, and…

Read More

Categories:

Government backs first-time home buyers with new financial measures

By: Luke Jones|March 24, 2019|11:30 am

daylight-door-handle-1166415

The federal government is appealing to potential homeowners ahead of this fall’s federal elections by boosting aid to help them purchase their first home. Escalating real estate prices in cities…

Read More

Categories:

Ontario Disaster Relief Program has left many tornado victims unpaid

By: Luke Jones|March 20, 2019|6:16 am

Tornado

Disaster victims who faced a record storm are still not receiving financial aid from the government, despite half a year passing since the event. Six months ago areas of southern…

Read More

Categories:

WeGoLook Appraisal Sharing Economy Service for Auto and Home comes to Canada

By: Luke Jones|April 17, 2019|1:17 pm

The digitizing of home and auto insurance appraisals has arrived in Canada thanks to a sharing-style platform. Delivered by WeGoLook, the online and mobile platform is a sharing-economy solution that…

Read More

Categories:

These easy steps can protect homeowners from basement flood risk

By: Luke Jones|April 16, 2019|4:50 pm

flooded-house.jpg

A recent Waterloo University’s Intact Centre on Climate Adaptation report highlighted the main issues facing homes at risk from basement flooding. The multi-year project found Canadian homeowners are ignoring some…

Read More

Categories:

Study highlights common problems causing increased basement floods

By: Luke Jones|April 15, 2019|4:27 pm

Flood20insurance-9.jpg

Homeowners in Canada could better protect their homes from risks of basement floods. According to a new report, all it would take is a bit of knowledge and a small…

Read More

Categories:

Spring thaw claims $70 million from insurers in Ontario

By: Luke Jones|April 9, 2019|2:32 pm

Dollarphotoclub_71835416-41.jpg

The seasonal change from winter to spring once again brought its fair share of damage to communities across Ontario. In a new press release, the Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC)…

Read More

Categories:

IBC warns of spring storm floods across Atlantic Canada this weekend

By: Luke Jones|April 4, 2019|7:27 pm

Flooding-14.jpg

Atlantic Canada has been issued several severe weather warnings across the entire region and the Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) is urging provinces to prepare for flooding. “Insurance Bureau of…

Read More

Categories:

J.D. Power survey finds customers are unsatisfied with their home insurance provider

By: Luke Jones|March 29, 2019|2:11 pm

daylight-door-handle-1166415

Customers believe they are not getting a complete service from insurers, according to a new survey from J.D. Power. The market researcher shows Canadian home insurance customers think their carrier…

Read More

Categories:

Manitoba’s spring flood risk decreases thanks to dry weather

By: Luke Jones|March 27, 2019|6:31 pm

Home-Flooding-1030×686.jpg

Earlier this month, we reported on the potential risk Manitoba faced from spring floods. A few weeks later, snow melt and unexpected dry weather has meant the flood potential in…

Read More

Categories:

Climate change is driving home insurance rates upwards

By: Luke Jones|March 25, 2019|10:00 pm

Dollarphotoclub_71835416-41.jpg

Insurance companies and consumers alike are dealing with a tough auto insurance market and could do without the home insurance market hardening. However, that is exactly what is happening, and…

Read More

Categories:

Government backs first-time home buyers with new financial measures

By: Luke Jones|March 24, 2019|11:30 am

daylight-door-handle-1166415

The federal government is appealing to potential homeowners ahead of this fall’s federal elections by boosting aid to help them purchase their first home. Escalating real estate prices in cities…

Read More

Categories:

Ontario Disaster Relief Program has left many tornado victims unpaid

By: Luke Jones|March 20, 2019|6:16 am

Tornado

Disaster victims who faced a record storm are still not receiving financial aid from the government, despite half a year passing since the event. Six months ago areas of southern…

Read More

Categories:

WeGoLook Appraisal Sharing Economy Service for Auto and Home comes to Canada

By: Luke Jones|April 17, 2019|1:17 pm

The digitizing of home and auto insurance appraisals has arrived in Canada thanks to a sharing-style platform. Delivered by WeGoLook, the online and mobile platform is a sharing-economy solution that…

Read More

Categories:

These easy steps can protect homeowners from basement flood risk

By: Luke Jones|April 16, 2019|4:50 pm

flooded-house.jpg

A recent Waterloo University’s Intact Centre on Climate Adaptation report highlighted the main issues facing homes at risk from basement flooding. The multi-year project found Canadian homeowners are ignoring some…

Read More

Categories:

Study highlights common problems causing increased basement floods

By: Luke Jones|April 15, 2019|4:27 pm

Flood20insurance-9.jpg

Homeowners in Canada could better protect their homes from risks of basement floods. According to a new report, all it would take is a bit of knowledge and a small…

Read More

Categories:

Spring thaw claims $70 million from insurers in Ontario

By: Luke Jones|April 9, 2019|2:32 pm

Dollarphotoclub_71835416-41.jpg

The seasonal change from winter to spring once again brought its fair share of damage to communities across Ontario. In a new press release, the Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC)…

Read More

Categories:

IBC warns of spring storm floods across Atlantic Canada this weekend

By: Luke Jones|April 4, 2019|7:27 pm

Flooding-14.jpg

Atlantic Canada has been issued several severe weather warnings across the entire region and the Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) is urging provinces to prepare for flooding. “Insurance Bureau of…

Read More

Categories:

J.D. Power survey finds customers are unsatisfied with their home insurance provider

By: Luke Jones|March 29, 2019|2:11 pm

daylight-door-handle-1166415

Customers believe they are not getting a complete service from insurers, according to a new survey from J.D. Power. The market researcher shows Canadian home insurance customers think their carrier…

Read More

Categories:

Manitoba’s spring flood risk decreases thanks to dry weather

By: Luke Jones|March 27, 2019|6:31 pm

Home-Flooding-1030×686.jpg

Earlier this month, we reported on the potential risk Manitoba faced from spring floods. A few weeks later, snow melt and unexpected dry weather has meant the flood potential in…

Read More

Categories:

Climate change is driving home insurance rates upwards

By: Luke Jones|March 25, 2019|10:00 pm

Dollarphotoclub_71835416-41.jpg

Insurance companies and consumers alike are dealing with a tough auto insurance market and could do without the home insurance market hardening. However, that is exactly what is happening, and…

Read More

Categories:

Government backs first-time home buyers with new financial measures

By: Luke Jones|March 24, 2019|11:30 am

daylight-door-handle-1166415

The federal government is appealing to potential homeowners ahead of this fall’s federal elections by boosting aid to help them purchase their first home. Escalating real estate prices in cities…

Read More

Categories:

Ontario Disaster Relief Program has left many tornado victims unpaid

By: Luke Jones|March 20, 2019|6:16 am

Tornado

Disaster victims who faced a record storm are still not receiving financial aid from the government, despite half a year passing since the event. Six months ago areas of southern…

Read More

Categories:

WeGoLook Appraisal Sharing Economy Service for Auto and Home comes to Canada

By: Luke Jones|April 17, 2019|1:17 pm

The digitizing of home and auto insurance appraisals has arrived in Canada thanks to a sharing-style platform. Delivered by WeGoLook, the online and mobile platform is a sharing-economy solution that…

Read More

Categories:

These easy steps can protect homeowners from basement flood risk

By: Luke Jones|April 16, 2019|4:50 pm

flooded-house.jpg

A recent Waterloo University’s Intact Centre on Climate Adaptation report highlighted the main issues facing homes at risk from basement flooding. The multi-year project found Canadian homeowners are ignoring some…

Read More

Categories:

Study highlights common problems causing increased basement floods

By: Luke Jones|April 15, 2019|4:27 pm

Flood20insurance-9.jpg

Homeowners in Canada could better protect their homes from risks of basement floods. According to a new report, all it would take is a bit of knowledge and a small…

Read More

Categories:

Spring thaw claims $70 million from insurers in Ontario

By: Luke Jones|April 9, 2019|2:32 pm

Dollarphotoclub_71835416-41.jpg

The seasonal change from winter to spring once again brought its fair share of damage to communities across Ontario. In a new press release, the Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC)…

Read More

Categories:

IBC warns of spring storm floods across Atlantic Canada this weekend

By: Luke Jones|April 4, 2019|7:27 pm

Flooding-14.jpg

Atlantic Canada has been issued several severe weather warnings across the entire region and the Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) is urging provinces to prepare for flooding. “Insurance Bureau of…

Read More

Categories:

J.D. Power survey finds customers are unsatisfied with their home insurance provider

By: Luke Jones|March 29, 2019|2:11 pm

daylight-door-handle-1166415

Customers believe they are not getting a complete service from insurers, according to a new survey from J.D. Power. The market researcher shows Canadian home insurance customers think their carrier…

Read More

Categories:

Manitoba’s spring flood risk decreases thanks to dry weather

By: Luke Jones|March 27, 2019|6:31 pm

Home-Flooding-1030×686.jpg

Earlier this month, we reported on the potential risk Manitoba faced from spring floods. A few weeks later, snow melt and unexpected dry weather has meant the flood potential in…

Read More

Categories:

Climate change is driving home insurance rates upwards

By: Luke Jones|March 25, 2019|10:00 pm

Dollarphotoclub_71835416-41.jpg

Insurance companies and consumers alike are dealing with a tough auto insurance market and could do without the home insurance market hardening. However, that is exactly what is happening, and…

Read More

Categories:

Government backs first-time home buyers with new financial measures

By: Luke Jones|March 24, 2019|11:30 am

daylight-door-handle-1166415

The federal government is appealing to potential homeowners ahead of this fall’s federal elections by boosting aid to help them purchase their first home. Escalating real estate prices in cities…

Read More

Categories:

Ontario Disaster Relief Program has left many tornado victims unpaid

By: Luke Jones|March 20, 2019|6:16 am

Tornado

Disaster victims who faced a record storm are still not receiving financial aid from the government, despite half a year passing since the event. Six months ago areas of southern…

Read More

Categories:

WeGoLook Appraisal Sharing Economy Service for Auto and Home comes to Canada

By: Luke Jones|April 17, 2019|1:17 pm

The digitizing of home and auto insurance appraisals has arrived in Canada thanks to a sharing-style platform. Delivered by WeGoLook, the online and mobile platform is a sharing-economy solution that…

Read More

Categories:

These easy steps can protect homeowners from basement flood risk

By: Luke Jones|April 16, 2019|4:50 pm

flooded-house.jpg

A recent Waterloo University’s Intact Centre on Climate Adaptation report highlighted the main issues facing homes at risk from basement flooding. The multi-year project found Canadian homeowners are ignoring some…

Read More

Categories:

Study highlights common problems causing increased basement floods

By: Luke Jones|April 15, 2019|4:27 pm

Flood20insurance-9.jpg

Homeowners in Canada could better protect their homes from risks of basement floods. According to a new report, all it would take is a bit of knowledge and a small…

Read More

Categories:

Spring thaw claims $70 million from insurers in Ontario

By: Luke Jones|April 9, 2019|2:32 pm

Dollarphotoclub_71835416-41.jpg

The seasonal change from winter to spring once again brought its fair share of damage to communities across Ontario. In a new press release, the Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC)…

Read More

Categories:

IBC warns of spring storm floods across Atlantic Canada this weekend

By: Luke Jones|April 4, 2019|7:27 pm

Flooding-14.jpg

Atlantic Canada has been issued several severe weather warnings across the entire region and the Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) is urging provinces to prepare for flooding. “Insurance Bureau of…

Read More

Categories:

J.D. Power survey finds customers are unsatisfied with their home insurance provider

By: Luke Jones|March 29, 2019|2:11 pm

daylight-door-handle-1166415

Customers believe they are not getting a complete service from insurers, according to a new survey from J.D. Power. The market researcher shows Canadian home insurance customers think their carrier…

Read More

Categories:

Manitoba’s spring flood risk decreases thanks to dry weather

By: Luke Jones|March 27, 2019|6:31 pm

Home-Flooding-1030×686.jpg

Earlier this month, we reported on the potential risk Manitoba faced from spring floods. A few weeks later, snow melt and unexpected dry weather has meant the flood potential in…

Read More

Categories:

Climate change is driving home insurance rates upwards

By: Luke Jones|March 25, 2019|10:00 pm

Dollarphotoclub_71835416-41.jpg

Insurance companies and consumers alike are dealing with a tough auto insurance market and could do without the home insurance market hardening. However, that is exactly what is happening, and…

Read More

Categories:

Government backs first-time home buyers with new financial measures

By: Luke Jones|March 24, 2019|11:30 am

daylight-door-handle-1166415

The federal government is appealing to potential homeowners ahead of this fall’s federal elections by boosting aid to help them purchase their first home. Escalating real estate prices in cities…

Read More

Categories:

Ontario Disaster Relief Program has left many tornado victims unpaid

By: Luke Jones|March 20, 2019|6:16 am

Tornado

Disaster victims who faced a record storm are still not receiving financial aid from the government, despite half a year passing since the event. Six months ago areas of southern…

Read More

Categories:

WeGoLook Appraisal Sharing Economy Service for Auto and Home comes to Canada

By: Luke Jones|April 17, 2019|1:17 pm

The digitizing of home and auto insurance appraisals has arrived in Canada thanks to a sharing-style platform. Delivered by WeGoLook, the online and mobile platform is a sharing-economy solution that…

Read More

Categories:

These easy steps can protect homeowners from basement flood risk

By: Luke Jones|April 16, 2019|4:50 pm

flooded-house.jpg

A recent Waterloo University’s Intact Centre on Climate Adaptation report highlighted the main issues facing homes at risk from basement flooding. The multi-year project found Canadian homeowners are ignoring some…

Read More

Categories:

Study highlights common problems causing increased basement floods

By: Luke Jones|April 15, 2019|4:27 pm

Flood20insurance-9.jpg

Homeowners in Canada could better protect their homes from risks of basement floods. According to a new report, all it would take is a bit of knowledge and a small…

Read More

Categories:

Spring thaw claims $70 million from insurers in Ontario

By: Luke Jones|April 9, 2019|2:32 pm

Dollarphotoclub_71835416-41.jpg

The seasonal change from winter to spring once again brought its fair share of damage to communities across Ontario. In a new press release, the Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC)…

Read More

Categories:

IBC warns of spring storm floods across Atlantic Canada this weekend

By: Luke Jones|April 4, 2019|7:27 pm

Flooding-14.jpg

Atlantic Canada has been issued several severe weather warnings across the entire region and the Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) is urging provinces to prepare for flooding. “Insurance Bureau of…

Read More

Categories:

J.D. Power survey finds customers are unsatisfied with their home insurance provider

By: Luke Jones|March 29, 2019|2:11 pm

daylight-door-handle-1166415

Customers believe they are not getting a complete service from insurers, according to a new survey from J.D. Power. The market researcher shows Canadian home insurance customers think their carrier…

Read More

Categories:

Manitoba’s spring flood risk decreases thanks to dry weather

By: Luke Jones|March 27, 2019|6:31 pm

Home-Flooding-1030×686.jpg

Earlier this month, we reported on the potential risk Manitoba faced from spring floods. A few weeks later, snow melt and unexpected dry weather has meant the flood potential in…

Read More

Categories:

Climate change is driving home insurance rates upwards

By: Luke Jones|March 25, 2019|10:00 pm

Dollarphotoclub_71835416-41.jpg

Insurance companies and consumers alike are dealing with a tough auto insurance market and could do without the home insurance market hardening. However, that is exactly what is happening, and…

Read More

Categories:

Government backs first-time home buyers with new financial measures

By: Luke Jones|March 24, 2019|11:30 am

daylight-door-handle-1166415

The federal government is appealing to potential homeowners ahead of this fall’s federal elections by boosting aid to help them purchase their first home. Escalating real estate prices in cities…

Read More

Categories:

Ontario Disaster Relief Program has left many tornado victims unpaid

By: Luke Jones|March 20, 2019|6:16 am

Tornado

Disaster victims who faced a record storm are still not receiving financial aid from the government, despite half a year passing since the event. Six months ago areas of southern…

Read More

Categories:

WeGoLook Appraisal Sharing Economy Service for Auto and Home comes to Canada

By: Luke Jones|April 17, 2019|1:17 pm

The digitizing of home and auto insurance appraisals has arrived in Canada thanks to a sharing-style platform. Delivered by WeGoLook, the online and mobile platform is a sharing-economy solution that…

Read More

Categories:

These easy steps can protect homeowners from basement flood risk

By: Luke Jones|April 16, 2019|4:50 pm

flooded-house.jpg

A recent Waterloo University’s Intact Centre on Climate Adaptation report highlighted the main issues facing homes at risk from basement flooding. The multi-year project found Canadian homeowners are ignoring some…

Read More

Categories:

Study highlights common problems causing increased basement floods

By: Luke Jones|April 15, 2019|4:27 pm

Flood20insurance-9.jpg

Homeowners in Canada could better protect their homes from risks of basement floods. According to a new report, all it would take is a bit of knowledge and a small…

Read More

Categories:

Spring thaw claims $70 million from insurers in Ontario

By: Luke Jones|April 9, 2019|2:32 pm

Dollarphotoclub_71835416-41.jpg

The seasonal change from winter to spring once again brought its fair share of damage to communities across Ontario. In a new press release, the Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC)…

Read More

Categories:

IBC warns of spring storm floods across Atlantic Canada this weekend

By: Luke Jones|April 4, 2019|7:27 pm

Flooding-14.jpg

Atlantic Canada has been issued several severe weather warnings across the entire region and the Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) is urging provinces to prepare for flooding. “Insurance Bureau of…

Read More

Categories:

J.D. Power survey finds customers are unsatisfied with their home insurance provider

By: Luke Jones|March 29, 2019|2:11 pm

daylight-door-handle-1166415

Customers believe they are not getting a complete service from insurers, according to a new survey from J.D. Power. The market researcher shows Canadian home insurance customers think their carrier…

Read More

Categories:

Manitoba’s spring flood risk decreases thanks to dry weather

By: Luke Jones|March 27, 2019|6:31 pm

Home-Flooding-1030×686.jpg

Earlier this month, we reported on the potential risk Manitoba faced from spring floods. A few weeks later, snow melt and unexpected dry weather has meant the flood potential in…

Read More

Categories:

Climate change is driving home insurance rates upwards

By: Luke Jones|March 25, 2019|10:00 pm

Dollarphotoclub_71835416-41.jpg

Insurance companies and consumers alike are dealing with a tough auto insurance market and could do without the home insurance market hardening. However, that is exactly what is happening, and…

Read More

Categories:

Government backs first-time home buyers with new financial measures

By: Luke Jones|March 24, 2019|11:30 am

daylight-door-handle-1166415

The federal government is appealing to potential homeowners ahead of this fall’s federal elections by boosting aid to help them purchase their first home. Escalating real estate prices in cities…

Read More

Categories:

Ontario Disaster Relief Program has left many tornado victims unpaid

By: Luke Jones|March 20, 2019|6:16 am

Tornado

Disaster victims who faced a record storm are still not receiving financial aid from the government, despite half a year passing since the event. Six months ago areas of southern…

Read More

Categories:

WeGoLook Appraisal Sharing Economy Service for Auto and Home comes to Canada

By: Luke Jones|April 17, 2019|1:17 pm

The digitizing of home and auto insurance appraisals has arrived in Canada thanks to a sharing-style platform. Delivered by WeGoLook, the online and mobile platform is a sharing-economy solution that…

Read More

Categories:

These easy steps can protect homeowners from basement flood risk

By: Luke Jones|April 16, 2019|4:50 pm

flooded-house.jpg

A recent Waterloo University’s Intact Centre on Climate Adaptation report highlighted the main issues facing homes at risk from basement flooding. The multi-year project found Canadian homeowners are ignoring some…

Read More

Categories:

Study highlights common problems causing increased basement floods

By: Luke Jones|April 15, 2019|4:27 pm

Flood20insurance-9.jpg

Homeowners in Canada could better protect their homes from risks of basement floods. According to a new report, all it would take is a bit of knowledge and a small…

Read More

Categories:

Spring thaw claims $70 million from insurers in Ontario

By: Luke Jones|April 9, 2019|2:32 pm

Dollarphotoclub_71835416-41.jpg

The seasonal change from winter to spring once again brought its fair share of damage to communities across Ontario. In a new press release, the Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC)…

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IBC warns of spring storm floods across Atlantic Canada this weekend

By: Luke Jones|April 4, 2019|7:27 pm

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Atlantic Canada has been issued several severe weather warnings across the entire region and the Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) is urging provinces to prepare for flooding. “Insurance Bureau of…

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J.D. Power survey finds customers are unsatisfied with their home insurance provider

By: Luke Jones|March 29, 2019|2:11 pm

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Customers believe they are not getting a complete service from insurers, according to a new survey from J.D. Power. The market researcher shows Canadian home insurance customers think their carrier…

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Manitoba’s spring flood risk decreases thanks to dry weather

By: Luke Jones|March 27, 2019|6:31 pm

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Earlier this month, we reported on the potential risk Manitoba faced from spring floods. A few weeks later, snow melt and unexpected dry weather has meant the flood potential in…

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Climate change is driving home insurance rates upwards

By: Luke Jones|March 25, 2019|10:00 pm

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Insurance companies and consumers alike are dealing with a tough auto insurance market and could do without the home insurance market hardening. However, that is exactly what is happening, and…

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Government backs first-time home buyers with new financial measures

By: Luke Jones|March 24, 2019|11:30 am

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The federal government is appealing to potential homeowners ahead of this fall’s federal elections by boosting aid to help them purchase their first home. Escalating real estate prices in cities…

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Ontario Disaster Relief Program has left many tornado victims unpaid

By: Luke Jones|March 20, 2019|6:16 am

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Disaster victims who faced a record storm are still not receiving financial aid from the government, despite half a year passing since the event. Six months ago areas of southern…

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