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British Columbia’s leading solution provider for STRATA Insurance
You get more when you buy from our STRATA specialists at HUB International Coastal Insurance Brokers. You receive the combined power of our vast global resources and solid local relationships. We deliver the solution that makes the most sense for you when it comes to your needs.

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  • March 18, 2015
    Due to the high cost associated with living in Vancouver, there has been a significant increase in home owners trying to earn some extra cash by allowing visitors to book short term rentals within their home. In some cases, they will rent out spare bedrooms, condos, or even entire house as short term vacation homes. This has become a hot topic of discussion during many strata council meetings as this increases their security risk as more...
  • February 27, 2015
    Understanding strata sections can be a little confusing if you are not familiar with the term and how they are used. In a simple explanation – a strata section can be defined as a group or category of independent entities within a larger strata corporation. For example, think of your strata corporation as a country, and the sections are like provinces. They are still a part of the strata, but can operate independently. A good example of a...
  • December 24, 2014
    The Electrical Safety Foundation International has released a holiday electric safety campaign that promotes electrical safety during the holiday season.  Here are ESFI’s Top 10 list for Holiday Safety: Inspect electrical decorations before use.  Check for cracked or damaged sockets and loose or bare wires.  These damages can cause serious shock or fires. Do not overload electrical outlets.  A common cause of holiday...
  • October 23, 2014
    A recent survey discovered that a large percentage of Canadians may be misinformed about earthquake coverage.  The survey was conducted by Square One and was taken by 593 Canadians.  The results revealed that: 90% believe an earthquake can happen anywhere in Canada 56% believe homeowners and renters will receive financial assistance from the government for earthquake damage.  However, provincial and territorial disaster financial...
  • July 31, 2014
    Dear Valued Clients, Technical issues put our "Get a Quote" system offline for the past week. In order to make sure we’re properly connecting with you and responding in the timely and efficient manner all of us at HUB International are committed to, we’ve remedied the problem. If you had submitted a request for quote and haven’t heard a response from us, please re-submit your request.  We of course apologize for any...
  • May 26, 2014
    15 years after the previous leaky condo crisis in British Columbia, a second wave appears to be approaching.  In light of this news, condo strata corporations are preparing mandated depreciation reports on their buildings.  The reports have forced strata corporations to acknowledge the condition of their condos and the shortcomings of maintenance programs for structures that weren’t fixed in the first wave of repairs.  The...

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