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  • Three Reasons Why Students Need Tenants Insurance
    With a new school year fast approaching, many students will be leaving home and moving into on campus housing or their first apartment. There's a lot to pack, not to mention "essentials" like laptops, tablets, and entertainment systems. But, what about property insurance? See why students need tenants insurance.
  • How The Toronto Flood Affected Home Insurance Coverage
    It's been two years since flooding in Toronto caused $850 million in insured damages. Combined with the damage from Alberta's floods, insurers have been forced to react. Now a handful of companies are offering something they've never offered before: overland flood insurance.
  • Going On Vacation? 10 Ways To Protect Your Home
    There's nothing better than going on vacation. But before you leave on holiday, it's important you take the necessary steps to protect your home while you're away.
  • First Time Home Buyer, 8 First Time Home Expenses
    You did it! You survived the years of saving for a down payment, the open houses, the paperwork, the outrageous bidding wars and the stress of it all, to finally buy a new home. As a first time homeowner, the next year will be exciting, but it will also likely be expensive: 8 expenses new home owners may not be expecting.
  • Buying A New Home? 9 Things To Consider When It Comes Your Home Insurance
    If you're planning your weekends by all the open house notices, consider how your choice of new home may affect the ease of getting home insurance and how much you will pay for coverage.
  • First Time Home Buyers Guide: Getting Ready For The Big Buy
    Taking that first step on the property ladder is one of life's biggest decisions. Sounds ominous, doesn't it? It doesn't have to be; you'll have plenty of help along the way and the KANETIX.ca first time home buyer's guide will help you break it all down into easy bite-sized pieces.
  • When It's More Than Just A Shower: Storm Damage And Your Insurance
    Severe thunderstorms-damaging wind gusts, large hail and torrential rain-seem to be increasingly common, and when they cause damage will you be covered? See how, or if, your home insurance or auto insurance will protect you from damages coming from severe weather.
  • Spring Forward: Daylight Saving Time, Home And Auto Safety Checklist
    The weekend most Canadians spring forward one hour is also the ideal time to tackle seasonal safety projects. A lot of the routine maintenance on your home and car should be done twice a year, so what better time to start checking items off your "to-do" list?
  • 5 Insurance Trends To Watch For In 2015
    The insurance industry is changing. Government intervention, bad weather, and new technologies are introducing unprecedented new plays into the game. We sat down with Sean Graham, principal broker at KTX Insurance, to learn more about what you can expect from insurance in 2015.
  • 15 Ways To Save On Insurance
    It's Kanetix's 15th anniversary, and over the years and we've learned a few tricks to help you save money. That's why we've rounded up our top 15 tips to help you save on your auto, home and travel insurance.
  • Tenants Insurance 101
    If you're renting, tenants-or renters-insurance should be a no brainer. Not only will it help you get back on your feet after a fire or theft, for example, but it has numerous other benefits too. Here's our guide to how much tenant insurance you need-and when you need it.
  • 300,000 Reasons Why You Should Worry About Title Fraud
    It's been estimated that the average amount stolen in title fraud is in the range of $300,000. How can you shield yourself from falling victim to title fraud?
  • Insurance Tips To Help You Save When Buying A House
    Buying a house is an exciting adventure, as well as an expensive endeavour. So let's look at tips that will help you save on the home insurance you'll need to protect your new purchase.
  • Summertime And The Livin' Is Easy: Summer Safety Tips And Guide
    Summertime and the livin' is easy-at least it should be. Make sure your summer's no bummer and celebrate summer, safely. Check out our summer safety guide.
  • About 50 Per Cent Of Tenants Go Without Renters Insurance
    Renters insurance, also known as tenants insurance, is inexpensive, readily available, and easy to get; yet about half of Canadian renters, don't bother with it. Learn more.
  • Title Fraud in Canada: Keeping The Roof Over Your Head, Yours
    Real estate fraud in Canada is a booming business, and while the vast majority is perpetrated against financial institutions in the form of mortgage fraud, it's title fraud that hits home and strikes fear in homeowners. Learn how it happens and how to protect yourself.
  • Twelve Home Insurance Myths
    Debunking the most common misconceptions about home insurance in Canada.
  • Three Reasons Why Students Need Tenants Insurance
    With a new school year fast approaching, many students will be leaving home and moving into on campus housing or their first apartment. There's a lot to pack, not to mention "essentials" like laptops, tablets, and entertainment systems. But, what about property insurance? See why students need tenants insurance.

  • How The Toronto Flood Affected Home Insurance Coverage
    It's been two years since flooding in Toronto caused $850 million in insured damages. Combined with the damage from Alberta's floods, insurers have been forced to react. Now a handful of companies are offering something they've never offered before: overland flood insurance.

  • Title Fraud in Canada: Keeping The Roof Over Your Head, Yours
    Title fraud in Canada is becoming more common. Learn more about it and how you can protect yourself from being a title fraud victim...

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