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You bought a house, you have a mortgage and a yard to call your own, so what's next? Home insurance of course.

Enter in all your details about your new home online, we take these details and shop around to get you multiple quotes from multiple carriers, to ensure you get you a fair price. 

Your Surex Advisor will help you every step of the way, so don't worry you're in good hands.

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Types of coverage we provide
Home Insurance
This provides coverage for loss and damage to your property and/or any assets.
Liability Coverage
This would provide protection against claims resulting from injuries, and damage to people and/or property.
A predetermined amount of money that you must pay towards the cost of the claim. Home insurance has different deductibles for different coverage.
Sewer Backup, Overland/Ground Water
These are optional coverages you can buy that protect you for water damage such as sewer back up and fresh water flooding.
Claims Forgiveness
This allows for the protection of your “claims free discount” in the event of your first claim.
Scheduled Items
Referring to 'special limits' on items like jewellery or art if the value is greater than the special limit you should list the item separately.
Comprehensive Insurance Coverage
When you purchase comprehensive home coverage, it means you are covered for anything that is not excluded.
Broad Coverage
When you purchase broad home coverage, it limits your contents coverage to only specific coverages, (ie. theft, fire, water damage, etc.)
Online Home Insurance Coverage in Canada

Broad home insurance:

This insurance covers perils such as water, lightning, hail, windstorm, fire, smoke, explosion, falling objects, vandalism, theft and vehicular or aircraft impact.

Comprehensive home insurance:

This is the highest level of home insurance available in Canada. It includes all perils covered under broad insurance plus unintentional damage and mysterious disappearance of property/content. Spilling a liquid such as wood stain on a carpeted surface or losing a valuable item would be covered here.

Surex offers a comprehensive list of discounts to get you cheap home insurance.

The list includes:

  • Bundle discount
  • Credit discount
  • Mortgage-free discount
  • Alarm discount
  • Loyalty discount
  • Renewal discount
  • Age discount
  • Sewer back-up discount
  • Claims-free discount
  • New business discount
  • Flex discount
  • Smoke-free discount
  • Occupation discount
  • Household discount
  • Gated community discount
  • Multi-line discount

What are the benefits of bundling home and auto insurance with Surex, as opposed to another company?

Well just as we compare Canada's elite insurance providers to find you the cheapest home insurance rate, we do likewise with auto insurance. Your Licensed Insurance Advisor is then able to combine the best pair of quotes - even if it's two different companies providing the best quote in each category.

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Have questions? We’ve got answers

There isn’t necessarily a set average cost that would be an accurate price point to expect relating to home insurance rates in Canada. With so many factors contributing the cost of a home insurance policy, including value of the home, area of the home and your prior home insurance history, it would be misleading to say the average home insurance cost in ON (for example)is $1000 annually, because it could be a lot lower or higher for you, based on the previously mentioned variables.

It can change by province but the rule of thumb is if you have a mortgage or loan on your home you should have home insurance.  If you own your home outright -- then you can choose to not purchase home insurance. That said, if you were to choose that route, that’s a horrible idea! Say your home were to, unfortunately, burn down because you left the stove on. Without an active home insurance policy, you’d be solely responsible for replacing your home, if you chose to do so, as well as held liable for any damages caused to other people and/or structures.

What is covered in a home insurance policy varies, depending on the coverage types and options you choose. The two basic types of home insurance coverages in Canada are broad home insurance and comprehensive home insurance. Speak with your Surex Advisor about what coverages and options will suit you the best for your home insurance needs.

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