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Desoto_Lawn_Care
05-31-2007, 12:52 AM
Just got a quote today from State Farm, For a one-man solo operation with $1,000,000 liability including 5k in equipment is $1,600 a year. So I tried at $500,000 liability and it is only $100 less.

Is there anybody in the Tampa Bay area that has a better insurance premium than this? I would like at least 500k liability (preferably 1 million for commercial jobs) and very little (or no) equipment coverage with a $500 deductible.

cpel2004
05-31-2007, 01:24 AM
Raise your deductible to 1k. Drop the two cycle equipment and your policy should be around 800-1000. I would go to a insurance broker.

Desoto_Lawn_Care
05-31-2007, 01:27 AM
5k is the minimum for equipment coverage w/ state farm. I'm going to contact a local broker tomorrow who I heard had better rates, but with probably much less coverage.

cpel2004
05-31-2007, 02:07 AM
Try GMAC insurance, if your only doing residential currently I wouldn't get 1million in coverage. If you do get some commercials then you can call your agent and increase your limit with a phone call.

Desoto_Lawn_Care
06-02-2007, 01:01 AM
Thank You Cpel, I contacted a local GMAC agent and they got me set up with a much better rate. They said GMAC itself doesn't do my specific kind of insurance but they got me hooked up with another company that does. 1 million general liability plus the 3k for equipment that I wanted for 567 a year.

BNR lawns
06-02-2007, 02:23 PM
I have state farm I am in chicago though. my policy is 2 million and 500 thousand workmans comp and I pay 1567 a yr.

Patriot Services
06-02-2007, 03:25 PM
Try Five Brothers Insurance on Dale Mabry. I have all my insurance through them (home, auto, biz, life). They are brokers who can find you what you are looking for. My 2 million policy is only 1000 a year but, I have been with them for 10 years with no claims and good credit.:usflag: :usflag: :usflag:

sancho_man_orlando
06-02-2007, 09:59 PM
try to see if you have a "Fed USA" in your area. Mine is $562 for the year.

CuttingEdge,LLC
06-02-2007, 10:19 PM
i got a $2 mil policy for $741 a year. State farm quoted me at $9XX...State farm is normally really cheap as I only pay $208 per mth. on my 07 Titan (commercial policy) and an 06 EB Explorer...good luck with your find..

FyrFyt
07-09-2007, 01:02 PM
Hey Desoto what company did they set you up with?

bohiaa
07-09-2007, 02:02 PM
If your insuring your truck and trailer with that. that's about right

gary6768
07-09-2007, 07:34 PM
Raise your deductible to 1k. Drop the two cycle equipment and your policy should be around 800-1000. I would go to a insurance broker.

How would two cycle equipment effect an insurance deductable???

Desoto_Lawn_Care
07-10-2007, 05:36 PM
American General Indemnity

Desoto_Lawn_Care
07-10-2007, 05:43 PM
Oh and that's without equipment coverage. 1 mil general liability for 567 a year. Turns out they wanted alot more for equipment coverage so I said screw it because i got a homeowner rider (which might be replaced next season) and 1/2 old equipment anyway.

J&R Landscaping
07-10-2007, 06:07 PM
Check into Erie insurance as well. Nationwide also has pretty decent rates.