Subject: Member Services

Avatar removes 4-point inspection requirement, map limitation on HO6 product

 March 26, 2019     FAIA Newsroom

FAIA preferred provider Avatar is known for its extremely competitive condo product. With prices ranging from $200 to mid-$800 for high-end condos, the HO6 product is popular with Independent Market Solutions agents. Now, Avatar has decided to make the binding process easier for agent-partners…

RLI personal umbrella rate changes take effect April 1

 February 12, 2019     FAIA Newsroom

RLI has received approval for a modest rate increase on its Personal Umbrella Policy. The new rates, as well as other rating changes, take affect April 1 for new business and June 1 for renewal business.

Help home businesses weather the storm

 January 23, 2019     FAIA Newsroom

With severe weather events becoming for frequent and severe, people who operates home-based business lack valuable coverage to protect them business personal property and business income losses.

Get to know new IMS commercial lines partner Attune

 January 14, 2019     FAIA Newsroom

FAIA will host a two-hour, special edition of Friday Morning Live! on February 8 to launch Attune, a new commercial lines market available to member agents through Independent Market Solutions.

Stay up to date on RLI PUP changes

 December 12, 2018     FAIA Newsroom

RLI has made some major eligibility and underwriting changes to its Personal Umbrella Policy for new and renewal business. These enhancements come on the heels of RLI's commitment to agent customer services as demonstrated by the launch...

Next Friday Morning Live: FAQ on the StormPeace commercial product

 September 04, 2018     FAIA Newsroom

Assured Rick Cover CEO Alok Jha and former Insurance commissioner Kevin McCarty join FAIA's Dave Newell on Friday Morning Live for a StormPeace Q&A. Here's your chance to learn just what parametric insurance is and how it can help your commercial (and personal lines) clients.

RLI revamps agent portal

 August 21, 2018     FAIA Newsroom

The personal umbrella policy is among the best tools for filling in auto, homeowners, and other personal policy coverage gaps. So why aren’t PUPs recommended more often? If the “hassle” factor is part of the reason, FAIA Preferred Provider RLI recently revamped its agent portal...

Assured Risk Cover introduces StormPeace for small businesses

 July 23, 2018     FAIA Newsroom

FAIA Preferred Provider Assured Risk Cover has launched a commercial insurance policy for small businesses in Florida under the StormPeace name. The policy contains all the features of the StormPeace residential policy, plus business interruption coverage with or without physical damage.

Business review website ranks InsureSign as No. 1 e-signature software

 July 17, 2018     FAIA Newsroom

FAIA preferred provider InsureSign ranks as the top e-signature software platrform on G2Crowd, the world's leading business solutions review website. InsureSign received a 97 percent satisfaction score—4.9 stars out of a possible 5—for its usability and customer support in G2Crowd's Summer 2018 report.

Big 'I' Markets agents: Are you set up for EFT?

 July 16, 2018     

Starting September 1, 2018, agents will be required to receive Big "I" Markets commission via electronic funds transfer (EFT). Those who don't sign up for EFT will be paid by paper check only twice a year.