Meet Mike Chagun (otherwise known as Dave) – Insurance Broker – Auto – Personal Lines & Autoplan Trainer

“The Insurance industry is fluid and things are constantly changing. We have pitchers throwing curveballs at us every day and we have become adept at knowing how to react!” Meet Mike, one of our Insurance Brokers, Mike moved to Victoria 3 years ago from Salmon Arm, B.C. He picked Victoria because he loves being by …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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