Have you ever tried to shop for insurance online with a national provider but found yourself stumped when it came to choosing the best coverage options? If so, you aren’t the only one! In fact, while many people think that buying insurance directly from a big provider is simple, they may be missing out on important coverage options and savings as well.
You could choose instead to work with a captive agent who works closely with one single provider and has plenty of knowledge about the coverage options they provide. But better still is to explore your insurance options with an independent insurance agency. Because they aren’t directly tied to one provider and have access to dozens – if not hundreds – of providers nationwide, they can get you a great policy at an affordable price.
Top 4 Reasons to Use an Independent Insurance Agent
1. You’ve Got Choices
Independent agents make it easy to find the right level of insurance protection at a price that fits in with your budget. This is because they typically represent a number of different insurance providers that offer a wide range of coverage options and different price points as well. So instead of spending days or weeks comparing quotes all over the internet, your independent agent can find you the best prices possible by utilizing their knowledge, experience, and connections.
Independent agents not only work with many different insurance companies but they have a ton of experience navigating the specific insurance requirements locally here in Illinois. This means that they can assess your individual needs, make recommendations based off of the best insurance companies and include your budgetary concerns as well. Unsure of which level of insurance protection you need? Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered!
3. We’re in Your Corner
Your local independent agents want to make sure that we help you find the best deal possible but that you are adequately covered as well. As your neighbors, we share a common interest in the community and are focused on building long-lasting professional relationships with our clients. We’re here to listen to your needs, find you the best policy, explain your coverage, review your policy as needed and help you file claims. Plus, you can reach us by phone, online and in the office!
4. One-Stop Shopping
The average Illinois resident has a very busy lifestyle. From navigating your work week to shuttling the kids off to school and finding time to nurture your most special relationships with friends and family – taking the time to deal with insurance issues isn’t likely to be very high on your to-do list. But buying insurance is serious business that can be taken care of all in one easy space with our independent agents. We can help you with auto, home, and business insurance. Then later get you set up with the right life insurance policy, rental property coverage, health insurance and more!
Contact AFI Insurance Today to Learn More
Nothing beats the peace of mind that you can enjoy when you know you’ve got the best insurance policy available at an affordable price. So while you may be tempted by ads that tell you to cut out the middleman, remember that exploring all of your options is usually the best way to make sure you’re getting the best deal on insurance coverage.
Interested in discovering the many benefits of working with an independent insurance agent? Call (847) 397-9618 or contact our friendly and knowledgeable team today to learn more and be sure to request a free quote!