When a person needs to purchase insurance, it is imperative to consider the different options that are available. To shop around for the best policy, this should include shopping around through different carriers. Fortunately, though, when going through an independent agent, it becomes possible to sort through policies from different carriers, making it exceptionally simple to find a policy that can best meet your needs. Whether it be home insurance or an auto policy, an independent agent can assess your specific needs and suggest policies that he knows will be the best fit.
An independent agent spends his time researching various policies. It’s because of this that he has such an extensive amount of knowledge about the insurance industry. With this knowledge and experience, it becomes possible to know the ins-and-outs of policies from different providers, which makes it simple to offer mix and match plans that best meet your needs. For example, an independent agent may suggest an auto policy through one carrier while offering home insurance through a different one. And even though the policies aren’t by the same carrier, you may still be able to qualify for a bundling discount.
Another excellent reason to go through an independent agent is that you will receive better customer service. If you make a claim, you won’t have to go through multiple representatives to have the claim filed. Instead, you can have peace of mind in knowing that your agent will take care of everything for you.
To learn more about the many advantages of getting insurance through an independent agent, contact Hanneken Insurance Agency Inc. today.