Short-term rentals and home insurance: the potential pitfalls

With the advent of websites such as Airbnb and VRBO for short-term rentals, many property owners are taking the opportunity to generate extra income by renting out their homes to visitors. Sounds like a great idea. Unless you are like the unfortunate Calgary couple whose home suffered approximately $150,000 damage last week during a “drug-fueled […]

Contents in storage: insurance for your property away from home

Are you downsizing, in between homes, or needing to store your personal property for the short-term or long-term in a storage facility?  If yes, you should consider getting Contents in Storage Insurance. This type of insurance protects your personal property against various perils, as well as providing liability coverage. Most professional storage facilities in BC […]

Pet insurance:  protect your pet and your finances

Anyone who has ever taken their cat or dog to the veterinarian knows how quickly the bills can pile up.  Pet health insurance is an effective way to help protect your beloved pet and your pocketbook.  Habitat Insurance Agencies Ltd is happy to announce that we can now offer our clients a 5% discount on […]