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Home Sharing Insurance for Short Term Rentals

Posted by Alannah McEwan

Feb 27, 2017 4:06:16 PM

Do you rent out your entire home or part of your home on a short term basis? Aviva now offers coverage specifically designed for those who rent their property through home rental networks!

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Topics: insurance, Homeowners, home insurance

Fall Maintenance Tips For Your Home That Can Save You Money

Posted by Alannah McEwan

Oct 27, 2016 11:10:30 AM

Fall is here and now is the perfect time to start preparing your home for winter. Regular home maintenance can help you avoid paying for major repairs. It can also reduce your number of homeowner insurance claims (an increase in claims can increase your insurance premiums).

Take care of these important home maintenance tasks to ensure your home is ready for winter.  

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Topics: home, Homeowners, home maintenance, home renovations, Home Insurance Tips

Insurance Tips for Home Owners

Posted by Alannah McEwan

Sep 2, 2016 11:39:18 AM

Home ownership is one of the biggest financial investments that Canadians make. You want to make sure that this large investment is properly insured. Your home is vulnerable to damage and destruction. Fire, flood, and theft are just some examples. Properly insuring your home means that you have adequate coverage in the event of serious damage or destruction.

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Topics: home, Homeowners, home insurance, home renovations

Tips to Getting Your Mortgage Approved

Posted by Alannah McEwan

Aug 15, 2016 9:41:04 AM

Thinking of buying a home? You’ll probably first need to get approved for a mortgage. To improve your chances, there are a variety of things that you can do. Being prepared will help you show the lender that you are ready and able to take on a mortgage. Below are some tips to help you increase your chances of being approved for a mortgage. 

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Topics: Homeowners, home insurance, Home Insurance Blog, mortgage insurance

What You Need to Know About Fridge and Freezer Claims & Food Spoilage

Posted by Rob Stevenson

Jun 3, 2016 9:48:09 AM

With Fort McMurray residents on their way back to homes that haven't had power for an entire month now, it's inevitable that they will be returning to a fridge full of rotten food. It doesn't take a month to ruin your food AND your fridge though. Here's what you should do if you have been without power to your fridge or freezer for any extended period of time.

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Topics: home insurance, Home Insurance Tips, Homeowners, Home Insurance Blog

Satellite Images of Fort Mac Damage

Posted by Rob Stevenson

May 17, 2016 11:30:00 AM

The Government of Alberta and Google have both released satellite images of the devastation that the wild fires in Northern Alberta have caused. Alberta's Map Services App comes with a warning that "structures that appear to be standing should not be considered undamaged". While these maps may not provide all the answers that victims are seeking, for many this is a first glimpse into what waits for them back home.

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Topics: home insurance, Homeowners, Fort McMurray

6 No Cost Ways You Can Save Energy At Home

Posted by Rob Stevenson

Sep 30, 2014 11:23:00 AM

Life in Canada has its perks, but energy bills certainly isn't one of them. Every year Canadian residents pay through their teeth just to keep their homes warm, but high energy bills seem to just come with the territory when you live this far North. What if there was a way to reduce some of those costs without sacrificing comfort? These 6 simple tips can, over time, help to reduce your winter and year round energy costs.

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Topics: house insurance tips, Homeowners Insurance, Homeowners, Home Insurance Blog, home maintenance

What is a Backwater Valve? Can it Reduce My Home Insurance Rates?

Posted by Rob Stevenson

Mar 3, 2014 3:48:00 PM

If you've been following the latest updates to home insurance in Alberta the past couple of months, you've heard mention of Backwater Valves and Backflow Prevention. There are a number of new and existing home insurance discounts that require you you have this device. Not to mention that it just might save your basement one day.

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Topics: home insurance, Home Insurance Tips, Basement Flooding, insurance edmonton, home insurance, Insurance Premiums, Homeowners, home insurance, Basement Flooding, home, home maintenance, Home Insurance Tips, Homeowners Insurance, Home Insurance Blog

Intact Insurance Continues to Evolve

Posted by Rob Stevenson

Feb 27, 2014 3:48:00 PM

Saying that it's been a tough couple of years for property owners in our province is a bit of an understatement at this point. In fact, Alberta receives the largest distribution of catastrophes in Canada - 62% of Canada's monetary property losses happened in Alberta in 2012. 

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Topics: home insurance, Insurance Claims, Home Insurance Tips, home insurance, Homeowners, Homeowners Insurance, home insurance, home, house insurance tips, Home Insurance Tips, Homeowners Insurance, Home Insurance Blog, Economical Insurance, intact insurance

Economical Insurance Announces Changes to Alberta Property Insurance Policies

Posted by Rob Stevenson

Feb 12, 2014 10:52:00 AM

Economical Insurance announced some changes to their property insurance policies last week that may seem minor when compared to the reactions to Alberta's severe weather claims that we've seen from other insurance companies. But, while these changes aren't laden with over the top rate increases, they are important for Economical policy holders to review. 

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Topics: home insurance, Insurance Claims, Home Insurance Tips, home insurance, Homeowners, Homeowners Insurance, home insurance, home, house insurance tips, Home Insurance Tips, Homeowners Insurance, Home Insurance Blog, Economical Insurance

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