Times Columnist Readers Choice Award!

Harbord is humbled and thankful to have been voted best Insurance Broker by Times Columnist readers! We are committed to delivering an exceptional client experience to everyone so it’s absolutely fantastic that this has been recognized!

Your Insurance Broker Wants To Run A Credit Check – What Should You Do?

It might seem out of the ordinary for your insurance broker to ask you to submit to a credit check. You’re not applying for a car loan or a mortgage so why are they asking? Still, there’s something about the words ‘credit check’ that gives us all the chills. In this case, it’s all about …

Times Colonist Reader’s Choice Award – Vote for Us!

We are really proud to have been nominated for the Times Colonist  Readers choice award! We would really appreciate it if you could vote for us, its easy! Click readerschoice.timescolonist.com Click Professional Services Click Insurance Agency, then where you see the HARBORD logo click login to vote, (If you haven’t already registered yet you will …

What is Private Auto Insurance – Extending Beyond ICBC Basic Coverage

We’ve found that quite a few drivers have very little understanding about the relationship between the Insurance Corporation of BC (ICBC) and Private Auto insurance. Private Auto may be used as a companion to ICBC and can be used to embellish and layer on top of ICBC’s basic coverage. All BC residents are required by …

Meet Kimberley Beecham – Senior Insurance Broker at our Fairfield Location

“Harbord is a family company so they understand the needs of parents and really work with their staff to make sure the transition is as painless as possible”. Meet Kimberley, one of our Senior Insurance Brokers. Kimberley moved from Gibsons, B.C. to Victoria in 2006 and she has experience in many aspects of insurance, but …

Condo Insurance – What Does Your Strata or Building Actually Cover

Do you own and live in a condo or townhome? Condos are a hot commodity for first time homeowners as they tend to be financially within reach of many young professionals. Understanding the insurance requirements for condos and strata-based housing can help to save you money and ensure you have enough coverage to protect your …

Meet Patricia Whitefield – General Manager at Harbord Insurance

“I love working at Harbord because the staff and management are working towards the same goal – excellent client service.” Meet Patricia Whitefield, our general manager at Harbord Insurance. Patricia has over 30+ years experience as an insurance broker. “I was born and raised in Victoria, as was my father. For a short time I …

What’s the Difference Between High Value & Standard House Insurance

Not all homes are built equally. Not all people need the same level of insurance coverage. At Harbord Insurance, we understand that some of our clients may need a higher level of insurance coverage. That is why we provide multiple different options for High Value Home insurance policies. These options, along with our expert staff, …