Independent Agent-Direct Appointments

Mar 14, 2019 at 8:26 PM

  1. Nina Hermiz
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    Hello,

    Do you know where I can apply for a direct appointment with Allstate, Nationwide and AAA in Michigan?
     
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    I would start at each of their websites, most carriers will have a "become an agent" or similar and that usually gets you in front of a marketing representative for the territory you are in. For instance, I just looked on Nationwide, and here is a link to their "Become an agent" page.
     
    BADTROUT, Mar 14, 2019 at 8:52 PM
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    I can't speak for Michigan, but here in California, you can get an appointment with Nationwide, but to get appointed with AAA or Allstate, you have to become a captive agent for only them. Same with Farmers and State Farm. But, again, that's California.
     
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    RIGHT!

    Yeah it's really different everywhere, I know in Colorado I can get a direct appointment with Allstate, but only if there isn't another Allstate PL producer within a mile of my office. In Michigan, it could be completely different.
     
    BADTROUT, Mar 14, 2019 at 8:58 PM
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    Huh, weird. I'll be damned!
     
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    I'm just going to point out that this is a completely unrelated reference and use of the word appointment.
     
    BADTROUT, Mar 17, 2019 at 7:33 PM
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    Well, if you decide to hire Tina, you don't need to bother asking her about he attention to detail or reading comprehension!
     
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    Theres literally no chance of that.
     
    BADTROUT, Mar 17, 2019 at 8:08 PM
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