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

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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Protocols for Returning to Operation - Tag: Safety

Posted by Jack Barker

It has been a challenging time for everyone these last few months, and some restrictions are being lifted in BC. But what does this mean for resuming viewings in the BC real estate market?

Social distancing is still of course in effect, and employers are required to develop a COVID-19 Safety Plan that outlines the policies, guidelines, and procedures they have put in place to reduce the risk of transmission. This means identifying protocols that everyone at the workplace must follow to keep people safe. 

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How a Home Inspection Helps You - Tag: Safety

Posted by Jack Barker

You’ll definitely want to get a professional home inspection before you buy a particular property as a qualified professional can identify issues you may not have noticed yourself.

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Preventing Burglaries - Tag: Safety

Posted by Jack Barker

Home security doesn’t end with locks and alarms. There are other less obvious ways to keep your home safe, this month I've provided a list of simple precautions to significantly lower your risk of a break-in.

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What Homebuyers Should Know About BC Wildfires - Tag: Safety

Posted by Jack Barker

As wildfires continue to burn across BC, thousands of British Columbians on evacuation alert, with firefighters working to protect communities, homes and businesses.

For those with pending real estate transactions in fire-affected areas, the situation is even more uncertain: you likely have questions about how the fires will affect your home insurance and your ability to close on the transaction.

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Renovating Your Home - Tag: Safety

Posted by Jack Barker

Will you require an Environmental Assessment? Work Safe BC and many municipalities in the region are requiring Environmental Assessments to be completed before issuing you a Building Permit. Emphasis is on awareness about asbestos, health and safety hazards but also includes all hazardous materials in the home...

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