How to Turn Your Home into a Short-Term Rental

How to Turn Your Home into a Short-Term Rental

Have you been thinking about renting out your second home or vacation property? Or are you going on a more extended trip and think you should make some money off your empty house? Short-term rentals are fantastic for a variety of reasons. You aren't stuck with problem...

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Where to Stay During Home Renovations

Where to Stay During Home Renovations

If you're planning on renovating all or part of your home, it's an exciting time! However, you may be feeling some stress surrounding what to do with yourself and your family — should you stay at home during renovations or move elsewhere temporarily? And if you do...

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Theft and Vandalism

Theft and Vandalism

Unlike natural disasters, homes may become unavailable due to theft and vandalism. Because of this, families may be left without security.

In 2011, private Premiums & Claims insurers wrote $8.2 billion in net written premiums for personal property insurance. Unfortunately, only $5.3 billion net claims were paid out.

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Hail and Wind

Hail and Wind

For each year from 2009 to 2012, insured losses from natural catastrophes in Canada have been near or above $1 billion. In 2011, losses hit 1.7 billion. In 2012, losses were again 1 billion.

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