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Kingston is located in Eastern Ontario, a smaller city that sits on the shore of Lake Ontario. With a population of just over 130,000 people, you can still find lots to do, with its vibrant arts, entertainment, recreation activities and busy downtown core with shops and restaurants. It's an easy drive to Toronto, Ottawa and Montreal for those seeking a road trip! Kingston is home to Queen's University, the Royal Military College of Canada and St. Lawrence College. Kingston's economy relies heavily on public sector institutions and establishments, with the most important being healthcare, higher education, government (including military and correctional services) and tourism. It is referred to as "Limestone City" because of the many heritage buildings constructed using local limestone.

Home insurance is not legally required in Canada, especially for those who have paid off their home. But, it is mandatory for those who need to get a mortgage. Since buying a home is one of the biggest investments people make, it's important to consider getting homeowners insurance to protect the place they live, raise a family and keep their belongings. These are all things that a homeowners insurance policy can cover and we can help with that.

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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 a lawsuit resulting from damaged property or personal injuries
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.)

Home insurance in Kingston

Homeowners’ insurance policies generally provide at least $100,000 worth of liability insurance but higher amounts are available and recommended. Generally, it is recommended to purchase in the range of $300,000 to $500,000 worth of liability coverage.

Several factors will affect insurance costs in Hamilton including location, the home value and cost of replacement, coverage limits, the amount of the deductible, home improvements and renovations done to the house, roofing, plumbing, electrical, and age of the house.

Shop around for different rates using a licensed insurance advisor. They will help ensure you get the best rate on your insurance. 

Bundle your auto and home insurance policies together to save in the long run.

Consider obtaining a higher deductible. It may be more out of your pocket initially, but you will have a chance to save on your monthly insurance cost. 

Maintain a good driving record - This one speaks for itself. Driver safer and you will get a discount. 

Review your coverage each year - You’ll never know what other options you have or what coverage you actually need until you do your annual review. Review regularly and add or remove components of the policy that you do not need for that particular year.

Things to do in Kingston
  1. Thousand Islands
  2. Fort Henry National Historic Site
  3. Kingston Penitentiary
Best Shopping Sites in Kingston
  1. Martello Alley
  2. Kingston Penitentiary
  3. Kingston Public Market
Best Landmarks in Kingston
  1. Bellevue House National Historic Site
  2. Kingston City Hall
  3. Frontenac Provincial Park

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Every homeowner’s policy is unique to that customer. Often, you’ll need an extended amount of insurance coverage for things like by-laws, earthquakes, and floods. These are optional and aren’t covered in the majority of standard policies. Standard wear and tear is also not covered in most policies.

When you go on to purchase a condo, you aren’t purchasing the building but the unit inside that building. You’re also normally part of a condo corporation that will fix external structural damages. Homeowners insurance will cover the structure in addition to the contents inside that home.

Yes they do. In accordance with regulatory associations, there’s a direct correlation between an individual’s likelihood of getting into an accident and cancellation policies due to non-payment, and their credit score. This means that those individuals will in fact have higher premiums for lower credit scores.

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