Meet Kenda Tatton – Insurance Broker – Personal Lines & Marine

“Harbord takes care to ensure everyone, including its employees, is satisfied. I couldn’t imagine a better place to work!” Meet Kenda, one of our Insurance Brokers. Kenda moved to Canada from Australia 8 years ago, she is a resident of Sidney and has experience in many aspects of insurance. However, her true specialties are in …

Business Continuity – Do You Have a Disaster Plan for Your Business?

While your office was closed for a long weekend, a medium sized earthquake hit the area. The heritage building that housed your office suffered some structural damage and the building was rendered unsafe to enter. Your entire business hangs in the balance. Thankfully you developed a Business Continuity plan, right? Protect Your Company’s Operations with …

Meet Maggi Clark – Senior Insurance Broker at Harbord Insurance

“It’s important to me to provide the best customer service by returning calls and replying to emails as quickly as possible, as I deeply value my relationship with my clients.” Meet Maggi one of our Senior Brokers, Maggi moved to Canada from London, England over 26 years ago and has over 24 years’ experience working …

Meet Susan Nicklen – Commercial Insurance Broker at Harbord Insurance

“I also always strive to provide the best customer service possible returning phone calls and clarifying any concerns regarding clients policies.” Meet Susan, one of our Senior Commercial Insurance Brokers, born and raised in Victoria Susan has over 30+ years experience specializing in Commercial & Business Insurance. “Prior to joining Harbord Insurance, I worked for …

10 Important Questions to ask your Home Insurance Broker

The home buying process is accompanied by a whirlwind of documentation, meetings, phone calls, and the time crunch surrounding this process is highly stressful. Getting the right information as quickly as possible will help to alleviate the stress and leave you feeling relieved and informed. Below are 10 important questions to ask your home insurance …

New Team Member at our Fairfield Location!

Welcome to Charlene! Charlene is a Level 2 Broker and brings with her over 20 years’ experience in the industry specializing in Auto and Home insurance. She has lived in Duncan since 2014. Her previous positions allowed her to work on Salt Spring Island as well as both Chemainus and Ladysmith. We are very pleased to …

Does Your Home Insurance Cover Overland Water & Flood Damage?

Home insurance for overland flooding and water damage is a relatively new policy addition for Canada. This type of coverage protects landowners from water that damages your property by way of heavy rains, spring thaw, sudden snow melt or more commonly, the overflowing of rivers and lakes. In June 2013, the world witnessed the devastation …

The House Insurance Appraisal Process – Know What to Expect

If you have an older or unique home your insurer may request to have an insurance appraisal completed on your house.  These appraisals are arranged through the insurance company, and surprisingly it will cost you nothing. You may wonder why the insurance company is spending all that money for a peek at your interior design …

Is Your Home Listed on Airbnb? Will Your House Insurance Cover You?

In the summer of 2011, a San Francisco homeowner returned home to find her Airbnb-listed flat destroyed and her belongings ransacked. A locked closet door was smashed open and personal keepsakes were stolen including family heirloom jewelry, a passport, cash and credit cards. They used the home’s scanner & printer to copy the owner’s social …

Compare Insurance Quotes Online at Harbord Insurance

Getting a home insurance quote couldn’t be easier with our new online insurance quote tool at Harbord Insurance. With the release of our new website, we wanted to provide a quick and pain-free way for everyday people to find the best possible prices for home insurance right from the comfort of their home computer. Compare …