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October 21, 2021

Toronto home values and sales rebound in August, but worrying signs remain

Toronto's housing industry is constantly on the rebound from the series of new housing measures that led to a steep price correction last year. The latest data in the Toronto Property Board (TREB) implies that both sales and costs increased in August. There were 6,839 homes bought from the Greater Toronto Area last month, an […]

October 20, 2021

Property insurance and chickens: what to know as Toronto's pilot project takes off

Back in March, Toronto launched its UrbanHensTO pilot project, that allows people residing in song from the city to keep up to four chickens in their yards until March 2021. Keeping chickens in your yard has a couple of benefits. Should you garden, their waste creates great, high-nutrient fertilizer; if they are laying, you'll have […]

October 13, 2021

How can home insurance claims affect your rates?

The importance of 'the home' cannot be overstated. It's where we go after a long day; where we host friends, grow families, and make memories. And it is the single largest acquisition of our lives. So it's no surprise that we have to protect our homes, and there is an abundance of products we have […]

October 11, 2021

Getting the wrong insurance can be a $25,000 mistake when your condo floods

Jeremy Yuen, a 27-year-old professional who owns a condo in downtown Toronto, wanted to come home after a long work day and relax on his sofa. First, he changed his clothes and headed to a health club for a quick workout. Everything seemed normal when he left, however when he returned under an hour or […]

October 8, 2021

Leaking roof? This is exactly what your home insurance provider will want to know

It's what every new homeowner fears most: unexpected damage to your property that stops you from moving in. Also it happened to us a week before the big day. Everything was running efficiently last spring as our home had been painted. My loved ones was all packed up and prepared for an easy move. This […]