November 7, 2012

Preparing Your Home for Winter Weather

If you are going away for more than 30 days remember to contact your broker. It is important for homeowners to understand that home insurance protects you from unpredictable events that may occur; it does not cover general wear and tear that occurs over time. Preparing a home for winter […]

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October 29, 2012

Investor Insight – Fall/Winter 2012 Edition

The Fall/Winter 2012 edition of our Investor Insight Wealth Management publication is out! This publication contains the most up to date information on issues and trends in the financial market place. This edition features the following articles: • Economic Outlook • Divorced or Separated? • Caring for Your Pet After […]

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October 2, 2012

Business Interruption Insurance

There are countless reasons why a business may temporarily shut down as a result of an unpredictable business interruption. Such interruptions can cause significant financial challenges such as: – Lost income but continued operating expenses – Reduced earning capacity – Increased vulnerability to competition – Financial strain that hinders recovery/reopening […]

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September 11, 2012

Tenant’s Insurance

What is Tenant’s Insurance? Tenant’s insurance provides financial protection against theft of personal property and accidental damage to a unit. A landlord will likely have coverage for the building itself and may have a policy on permanent fixtures in the home such as carpets, window treatments and appliances. Personal property […]

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August 27, 2012

Lend Your Car, Lend Your Insurance

Many drivers do not fully understand the coverage of their auto insurance policies. The fact is, when you lend your vehicle to someone you also lend your car insurance. By lending your vehicle to another driver you are taking full responsibility for any incident that may occur while your vehicle […]

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August 13, 2012

10 Tips to Prevent Vehicle Theft

Every year, approximately 140,000 vehicles are stolen in Canada. These vehicles are often used in other crimes, dismantled for parts, or shipped overseas to be resold. Motor vehicle theft is a crime that affects many Canadians, both directly and indirectly. The financial cost to consumers, police, insurance companies and governments […]

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August 3, 2012

McFarlan Rowlands Proudly Supports 3 on 3 Face Off Against CF

For the 10th consecutive year McFarlan Rowlands is proudly sponsoring the 3 on 3 Face Off Against CF Road Hockey Tournament. This annual event has raised more than $86,000 for the Canadian Cystic Fibrosis Foundation to help fund research and to support families that are afflicted with this terrible disease. […]

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July 12, 2012

High Value Homes – ‘Do I need additional coverage?’

It is important to ensure that your insurance policy adequately covers your home and the valuables you own. If your home has architectural or historical significant or you own a collection that is valuable (jewellery, antiques, art, etc.) a standard insurance policy may not be enough to rebuild or replace […]

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June 15, 2012

Conquer Cancer Ride – Brent Stefan (McFarlan Rowlands)

This Past weekend, (June 9&10) I Cycled from Toronto to Niagara Falls in support of Conquer Cancer. There was approx 5,000 riders and we raised a new record of 18.1 Million dollars that will go toward the Margaret Princes Hospital. I would first of all like to thank everyone who […]

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June 14, 2012

Preventing Water Damage

Water damage is on the rise for many reasons including climate change, aging infrastructure and increased water consumption based on changing lifestyles. Just an inch of water can cause structural damage to homes, damage contents of the home and cause potential health issues resulting from mould. The attached Water Damage […]

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