Insuring Unique Homes (Webinar)
Date and Time: June 15, 2018 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. EST
Melanie Needham, FCIP, CRM
MRD Training & Consulting Inc.
| BUILDING | TECHNICAL
Homes today run the gamut from
250 square foot Tiny Homes to 25,000 square foot Mansions.
Somehow insurance professionals need to find the right way to insure
Partly due to skyrocketing real estate prices,
but also due to concerns for the environment, and a yearning for a simpler life,
the tiny homes movement has taken off, and with it,
concerns about the proper way to insure tiny structures.
Laneway homes , which are homes
built into pre-existing lots, can help increase urban density and
(theoretically) moderate house prices in urban cities, but what is the best way
to insure them?
And while insurance products readily exist to cover
heritage and high-value homes , concerns about underinsurance
and replacement cost value are extremely common. Heritage homes have many unique
characteristics (think hand-carved elements) that are difficult to assess and
include in property evaluations, while high-value properties often raise
questions about whether adequate replacement cost coverage is in
We can't forget AirBNB & VRBO as well as seasonal and
In this two hour webinar we will cover
underwriting considerations, new insurance products and their features, and
If you are a broker, claims or underwriting professional
and want to get the most up to date information about unique and unusual
properties, how to properly insure them, and how to talk to your clients about
them make sure you register
Seminar Leader: Melanie Needham, FCIP,
President, MRD Consulting
RIBO CE Hours: 2 Technical hours
PLEASE NOTE :
- Your 2018-2019 Insurance
Institute of Ontario membership must be up-to-date.
- In order to be eligible
for Continuing Education hours, you must be logged in for the duration of the
entire webinar, attendance will be taken throughout.
-This webinar will be streamed live on June 15
- Spaces are limited. First come,
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