Why Choose an Insurance Broker?

Elliott Insurance Services    September 16, 2016
Young couple with Insurance Broker

There has never been a more convenient and easy time to buy insurance as there is today.  There are insurance brokers, agents, direct writers and online only companies.  With so many choices out there, what are the benefits to having an insurance broker in today’s world? We are obviously a little bias when it comes to this topic, but if… Read more »

How to Save Money on Your Home Insurance

Elliott Insurance Services    September 2, 2016
Save money on home insurance

Let’s face it, everything is more expensive now, and that includes your house insurance. Even your brokers and agents feel the pressure of higher insurance premiums. When making your budgets this year, consider these money saving tips on your policies. Multi-Policy/Combined Discounts Soft Credit Check Higher Deductibles Home Updates Discounts (alarm, backup generator, non-smoker, etc) Correct 911 Address Home Details… Read more »

The #1 Tip for a Stress Free Wedding

Elliott Insurance Services    July 15, 2016
Bride and Groom

You are recently engaged and have begun planning your perfect wedding. You are deciding on everything from the venue, the catering, the decorations and the guest list. You are able to imagine how one of the most important days in the world will unfold. One thing you might be forgetting however is an insurance package to protect you in case… Read more »

What’s With This Water Stuff?

Elliott Insurance Services    May 4, 2016

Home insurance was first introduced in order to protect homeowners against fire. In fact, the beginning of fire insurance can be traced to London, England in 1666 when a fire broke out, destroying nearly the entire city. Over time, policies have evolved to include additional coverages for things such as wind damage, theft, etc. We are now on the verge… Read more »

Protect Your Home Against Water Damage

Elliott Insurance Services    April 1, 2016

With snow melting and April showers, we run the risk of water entering our homes. Water damage can be messy, expensive, and may not be covered by your insurance.  With spring around the corner, we thought we would provide a few helpful tips for both inside and outside your house to help protect it against expensive water damage. Inside your… Read more »

Collector Car Insurance for the Car Enthusiast

Elliott Insurance Services    March 22, 2016

With spring around the corner, many of our clients are pulling their antique, vintage and heritage cars out of storage.  Soon we’ll see the streets full of Mustangs, Camaros, Corvettes, and MGBs.  These collector cars are different from daily drivers and deserve specialized coverage through a collector car policy. A collector car policy offers better coverage Agreed Value Coverage Most… Read more »

Contractors Liability Insurance

Elliott Insurance Services    February 25, 2016

Have you ever wondered what Contractors Liability Insurance is?  In short, it is a specific coverage to protect contractors from the risk of financial obligations imposed by lawsuits and similar claims.  Since contractors often work on many different projects, this type of insurance follows them while working at different sites. Why is Contractors Liability Insurance so important? Accidents happen, and… Read more »

Do you actually need rental car insurance?

Elliott Insurance Services    January 25, 2016

  The process of renting a car can be quite simple.  You will find many easy to use websites, rental car kiosks in airports and train stations, and even online services which compare rental car agencies to find the best rate.  Then, after you have selected your car and you are ready to hand over your credit card, you are… Read more »

Heading South? What every homeowner needs to know before vacation.

Elliott Insurance Services    January 8, 2016

Many Canadians look forward to winter. Not only does it mean skiing, skating and snowmobiling, but it often means winter vacation. Whether you’re headed south, or to a destination ski vacation, there is one very important item which may void coverage on your homeowners, tenants or condo insurance. Even though every company offers their own specific wordings, the intent of… Read more »

How Renters Insurance Could Save You Money

Elliott Insurance Services    December 17, 2015

One aspect of insurance you don’t hear on the radio or see on the TV is the renters/tenants packages. They’re not as glorified, but just as important as homeowners insurance policies. When you rent an apartment, or a house, it is not just your contents insurance you need to think of. The often overlooked aspect of tenants insurance is the… Read more »