Finding affordable car insurance takes time and research to make sure you are getting the lowest rates available. There are a lot of insurance companies around, so it’s hard to know which one offers the best rates. Instead of doing the work yourself, you have the option to hire an insurance broker. This is someone who will take your information and request quotes from multiple insurance agencies. Once the agencies give your broker their quotes, he/she will notify you with the best options.

Brokers are at an advantage because they are already familiar with the insurance agencies and they have the knowledge needed to get the best coverage at the best prices. Even better, they do not charge you a fee because they are paid by the insurance companies. However, they may only work with specific companies so even though you are getting the best deal, it may only be through the companies with which they work.

Published in by CARCHEX on November 13, 2014