Author Archives: Contributor

5 ways to prevent your Halloween from turning into a nightmare

Whether you see Halloween as a fun night or a night to avoid, this popular event surely can liven up a late October evening! The jack-o’-lanterns and other decorations, excited trick-or-treaters and frequent trips to answer the doorbell all contribute … Continue reading

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5-part breakdown of the Offer to Purchase

The moment you’ve been waiting for is finally here! Someone wants to make an offer on your home! The Offer to Purchase is a contract that binds you to the buyer and is required by the notary to prepare the … Continue reading

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7 fire prevention tips

According to the Ministère de la Sécurité publique, a quarter of all house fires in Quebec in 2015 were due to human error. This means that it only takes a moment of distraction or negligence for a fire to occur … Continue reading

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Everything you need to know to adequately insure your used car

Does auto insurance cost less for used vehicles? Are there any specific coverages for second-hand vehicles? Here are answers to some of the questions you may have regarding this topic, brought to you by La Capitale’s blog. Are second-hand vehicles cheaper … Continue reading

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Five tips to protect your watercraft from theft

Did you know that theft is the leading cause of insurance claims among Quebec watercraft owners? With sky-high resale values for used watercraft parts, it’s no wonder they’re so sought-after by thieves. Here are a few tips taken from La … Continue reading

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5 tricks to protect your bike from thieves

Do you get on your bike at the first sign of nice weather? Whether it’s your passion for cycling, the great outdoors or to avoid traffic during rush hour, all bicycle enthusiasts share a common foe: thieves! Here is some … Continue reading

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Take advantage of subsidies and save!

Would you like to renovate the interior of your home or redecorate a room? Before calling a container service to dispose of the old central heating unit or before replacing permanently fogged-up windows, it is a good idea to inquire … Continue reading

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Plan and be your own foreman

Would you like to renovate the interior of your home or redecorate a room? Of course, you could save by putting your skills to the test instead of hiring a professional. But before you go ahead as your own foreman, … Continue reading

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Car insurance renewal checklist

  Do you know what your obligations are when you receive a renewal notice for your auto insurance? The Groupement des assureurs automobiles (GAA) and the Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) advise consumers to take advantage of this notice to … Continue reading

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Checklist for taking your vehicle out of storage

Did you store a vehicle that is only used for part of the year? Here’s a checklist from the La Capitale blog to help you remember what to do when you start using your vehicle again.   Did you reinstate … Continue reading

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