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  • Sidney
  • Saanich Peninsula
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In your neighbourhood...

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Property Insurance and Covid-19: February Updates - Tag: Insurance

Posted by Jack Barker

Property insurance is something every homeowner should have — but it’s also something that many homeowners remain in the dark or misinformed about, despite its vital importance in protecting and securing their home.

That’s why today, we’re going to look at what home insurance does exactly, as well as a little on how the Covid-19 crisis is affecting home insurance. 

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Updated Regulation For Building Inspection - Tag: Insurance

Posted by Jack Barker

The Provincial government intent to improve the rules and regulations for Building Inspections.  Implementation of the regulations will take effect on September 1, 2016 and the updated requirements are:

  • Home inspection contracts must describe in advance what will be covered in an inspection.
  • Contractual terms that limit home inspectors liability will be prohibited.
  • New business record keeping requirements will be put in place for home inspectors.
  • Home inspectors will be required to have valid professional and general liability insurance.

The Province intends to undertake a comprehensive review of qualifications required for a Building Inspector and these new standards are intended to be implemented in 2017.

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