9
Jun

Common Exposures All Airbnb Hosts Should Consider

  In today’s technologically advanced world, individuals have a unique opportunity to efficiently rent out their homes, spare bedrooms or other accommodations through Airbnb, an online hospitality company. For travellers, Airbnb is a convenient platform that provides affordable and flexible alternatives to hotels. For property owners and tenants, the service easily connects various rental units with prospective occupants and makes

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17
Jun

Water Protection, are you covered?

Did you know? Weather patterns are changing worldwide, a trend that’s affecting Canada directly. Canada has an average of 20 more rain days a year than in the 1950s. Severe weather events that used to happen every 40 years can now be expected to happen every six years. Canada sustains 20 times the amount of storms and floods than we

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24
Feb

Home Improvements: 5 tips to avoid an expensive cost

Remodeling your home is a strategic way to increase the current value of your property. Home improvements can be large or small; however it is important to have the right type of insurance and the right amount of coverage. You should always advise your insurance broker prior to any remodel or home improvement as the insurance policy will usually require

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7
Jan

Weathering Alberta’s Extreme Cold

Every New Year brings with it, new Polar Vortex cold fronts. The extreme cold weather conditions here in Alberta, can often, cause damage to our homes. Lessen the chance of an insurance loss by following these few tips: Clear sidewalks and front porches of ice and snow to prevent falls and injuries Wrap exposed water pipes with insulated sleeves and

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12
Oct

Do You Have Adequate Insurance for Your Jewellery?

Most standard homeowner’s policies in Alberta have special limits on the amount of coverage for jewellery. A very standard policy can have jewellery limits as low as $3,000 and deductibles on any losses. A standard policy can also limit coverage for accidental loss such as dropping your ring down the sink or even for theft. All insurance policies are not

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6
Apr

Looking for a Chubb Insurance Expert to Insure Your High Value Home or Luxury Vehicle?

Susan Adams, High Net Worth Specialist Alpine Insurance in Calgary is pleased to announce that Susan Adams has joined us as the latest member of our insurance team. Susan is an insurance specialist in home, auto and high net worth insurance. Susan started her insurance career in 1982 at her family owned insurance brokerage in London, Ontario. Together with her

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7
Feb

Looking for a Calgary Insurance Broker Specializing in High Net Worth Individuals?

Lucille Jakubowski, High Net Worth Insurance Specialist I am Lucille Jakubowski andhave been a broker in Calgary for almost sixteen years.My area of expertise isasset protection for high net worth individuals. I trulyenjoyservingexecutives and individuals with specialized insurance needs,custom homes, unique vehiclesandluxury assets such as art, jewellery andwine collections. It may sound like a cliche, but I am passionate about

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26
Jan

How Much Should I Insure My House For?

By Lucille Jakubowski, Alpine Insurance Clients often call us at Alpine Insurancewhen they get their tax assessment notice from their civic office, especially if their assessment differs from their insurance amount. Surprisingly, it’s often the case that both values are correct. The reason for this is in the cost to rebuild a home with new materials of like kind and

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14
Dec

How Do Insure My High Value Home in Canada?

By Lucille Jakubowski Personal Lines Broker, Alpine Insurance There are only a few markets available for unique, estate, or high value homes. Among these markets Chubb Insurance has consistently set the standard in terms of available coverage, claims service and especially with their tailored approach to protecting the assets of high net worth individuals. In fact Chubb insures over half

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