3 Benefits of Using a Local Insurance Broker
When you are looking for insurance coverage for any of several needs, whether it is vehicle, homeowner’s, renter’s, health, life, or even commercial insurance for your small business, obtaining your policies through local insurance brokers has several benefits over getting your insurance via telephone from a company in another state or even an agency that does business through the Internet.
When you deal with local insurance brokers, you are able to speak to your insurance agent in person. This allows you to better gauge how you feel about doing business with that agent and his or her company, and gives you the opportunity to establish a solid rapport that cannot be achieved by phone or online.
Conducting business with local insurance brokers also gives you a nearby physical location where you can go to make payments on your policies, ask questions that you may have about your coverage (and get more rapid answers than if you attempt to ask questions by phone or email), and find out more about possible discounts the agency may have that could apply to your policies and coverage.
When you have to submit a claim on your insurance, working with local insurance brokers provides you with a point of contact that can help you with the procedure and perhaps even give you guidance on what steps to take with your claim. If necessary, your local agent can also make telephone calls to your insurance provider on your behalf to facilitate your claim process or inquire about the status.
At Schumacher Insurance Group, we work with several different major insurance carriers to provide you with policies and coverage that best fits your needs, while still giving you a local place to go when you have questions or concerns. Contact us today to learn more!