Home Insurance Agent

Services, costs and hiring best practices - proven tips for getting great Home Insurance

December 2021

When hiring and working with a Home Insurance Agent, every homeowner needs to know: What services does a Home Insurance Agent commonly provide? What is the best way to find good prospects? What should I look for when I interview the Home Insurance Agent? And most importantly, how do I make sure that the Home Insurance is done right?

Use the following information to understand your options, make good decisions and get quality work at a fair price.

Home Insurance Agent - FAQ

Q How do I get good Home Insurance work at a fair price?

A Compile a list of support services and service outcomes (see the following section) that you require. Interview at least 2 qualified Home Insurance Agents for the work. Sign a written contract that protects your options and interests.

Q What should I expect to pay for Home Insurance?

A Most Home Insurance work is quoted at a fixed price, for specific service(s) or deliverables. The underlying hourly rate for a Home Insurance Agent ranges from $44 to $66 in most parts of the country. Usually, a minimum fee will be charged, which represents 1.5 - 2 hours of effort. In some cases, the quoted job price may be negotiable, particularly if other work is performed by the Home Insurance Agent.

Q Do I need to use a licensed Home Insurance Agent for my job?

A A professional Home Insurance Agent must be licensed to provide most Home Insurances. To check a Home Insurance Agent's license status, search the telephone directory or online for your state's professional license board or department. Contact the licensing authority to verify license standing and history for the business and individual.

Q Should I use an insured Home Insurance Agent for my project?

A Insurance is usually not required for or needed for Home Insurance.

Q Does my Home Insurance Agent need to be bonded?

A A bond will protect the homeowner if the terms of the contract are not met by the Home Insurance Agent. A bond is recommended for any work over $500. Make sure that your Home Insurance Agent's bond is valid and that the bond limit will cover the cost of completing or re-doing the work, before any work begins.


Home Insurance Agent - Common Projects

An experienced Home Insurance Agent can handle a number of jobs, troubleshooting situations and repairs. The list below summarizes common Home Insurances. Follow the appropriate links below to learn more about cost, options and quality requirements:

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