Allstate Canada urges Canadians to assess risk versus reward when considering listing their homes on short-term rental sites
With the summer season kicking into high gear and a number of high-profile events taking place across Canada, homeowners may be considering listing their property on a shared accommodation service.
Article Date 07/08/2015
Allstate Canada Names GTA Condo Hero
Allstate Insurance Company of Canada (Allstate Canada) has named Shabbar Zaidi of The Hemingway Condos in Toronto as the 2013 GTA Condo Hero.
Article Date 10/23/2013
Condo owners’ lack of insurance knowledge puts them at financial risk
New research conducted by Allstate Insurance Company of Canada and Abacus Data has found that 61 per cent of Canadian condominium (“Condo”) owners don’t know or incorrectly assume their building’s insurance will cover damage to another unit from water or fire that originated in their unit, potentially rendering them personally liable and putting them at financial risk.
Article Date 08/15/2013
Majority of Quebec Fire Claims from Kitchen Fires Reports Allstate Canada
According to data from Allstate Insurance Company of Canada, 33 per cent of fire claims in Quebec started in the kitchen in 2011. In fact, kitchen fires have been the number one fire-related claim each year in Quebec since 2007.
Article Date 10/01/2012
Homeowners can help prevent expensive damage to their property
Damage from water, wind and fire make up more than two-thirds (70.5 per cent) of claims made by homeowners, reports Allstate Insurance Company of Canada. And while most homeowners don’t pretend to be an expert home renovator like TV star Mike Holmes, there are many small but effective repairs they can make to help reduce or even prevent claims caused by these three factors.
Article Date 08/21/2012
Tenant Insurance 101
While theft is the most commonly reported claim by renters (47 per cent) according to data from Allstate Insurance Company of Canada, almost one third of claims among tenants involve damages from water (17 per cent) and fire (14 per cent). As students prepare to go back to colleges and universities, with many renting for the first time, Allstate Canada wants to help educate students so they can protect themselves financially against the unexpected.
Article Date 07/10/2012
Allstate Canada launches new program with Smart Home Monitoring from Rogers
Allstate Insurance Company of Canada is excited to announce a new program for customers who have installed Smart Home Monitoring from Rogers. The two companies are teaming up in an exclusive collaboration to provide more value to their customers and to help homeowners feel confident that their property and family are protected when they’re away from home.
Article Date 05/29/2012