Why do Home Insurance Brokers ask so many Questions?

We’re pretty conscious about the information that we share online. Even more so, we’re very protective of the personal information that is asked of us by strangers such as an Insurance Broker. So when we are confronted with a gigantic questionnaire, this can test our comfort level and possibly send us out the door. As …

Why a specialized Boat Insurance Policy is Worth its Pennies

Why get a specialized Boat Insurance Policy? There are many additional extras that a specialized Marine Insurance Policy will cover that your Home Owner’s Insurance Policy would not. Marine Insurance – much more than just liability and hull & machinery coverage Emergency towing– if your boat becomes disabled for any reason (ie. it doesn’t have …

Home Insurance – Understanding Personal Liability Clauses

Home insurance is an umbrella term that describes a bundle of policies that protect various areas of home ownership and liability. One such clause is the homeowners liability, or personal liability coverage. The liability cover is a crucial part of your home insurance so take a moment to read through these few points that could protect …

Meet Joanne Perry – Commercial Insurance Broker

“I am fascinated with the insurance business. No two days are ever the same. I’ve been in the business over 40 years and I’m still learning something new everyday!” Meet Joanne, one of our Senior Commercial Insurance Brokers at our Cloverdale location, Joanne was born and raised in Victoria (as were her parents and one …

Don’t Void Your Home Insurance While on Vacation

Did you know that some home insurance policies may void themselves if you’re away from your house for a certain number of days? This period could be as little as 4 days, and if something goes wrong, you’ll find yourself without the protection of your home insurance. Here are several ways that you can protect …

Meet Karyn Watson – Insurance Broker – Auto & Personal Lines

“I couldn’t imagine my day without my colleagues, they are truly an amazing group of individuals who work great together and support each other every day.” Meet Karyn, one of our Insurance Brokers at our Sidney location, Karyn moved down to Saanich from up island 4 years ago and started working at Harbord almost immediately! …

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!