DUE TO BLIZZARD CONDITIONS, CONCORDE WILL OPEN AT 10:00AM (Central) ON THURSDAY, JANUARY 24.

While we are doing our best to continue responding to clients, you may experience delays in reaching us. Phone staffing may also be minimal throughout the day. We will resume normal operations once the weather permits. Please remember, our online tools including peteRATERAmerican Modern and our online payment app are still available to you! 

Opportunity Knocks with Vacancy Permission Endorsements. No More Cancel/Rewrites!

American Modern Insurance Company offers a straight forward DP-1 vacant policy for homes under major renovations or on the market for sale. When the vacancy is either temporary or the property is utilized as a rental or seasonal home, you can use the unique vacancy permission endorsement. It is easily removed upon occupancy instead of the dreaded cancel/rewrite! [Read More]

Three AmTrust Companies Named to Insurance Journal Top 25 Workers' Comp Insurers List

Concorde’s standard commercial partner AmTrust has shown huge growth over the past year in Workers’ Compensation premiums, landing three of their companies on the Insurance Journal’s list of the Top 25 Workers’ Comp Insurers and making them one of the leading Workers’ Comp carriers in the nation.  If you haven’t quoted AmTrust as an… [Read More]

Like Investors, Agents Can Seize Opportunity in Rental Properties

The rental property market has changed, bringing new opportunities for insurance agents. Over the past five years, the real estate market has created a glut of foreclosed properties, and investors have taken notice. Often purchasing large groups of properties, opportunistic investors have scooped up real estate with the hope of yielding strong returns from a growing market of renters. [Read More]

Ensuring Proper Insurance Protection for Home-Based Businesses

Home-based businesses are becoming increasingly prevalent, thanks in particular to the relatively inexpensive technology available at our fingertips. Yet running a business out of your home changes the loss exposures and characteristics of your residence as far as your homeowners insurance company is concerned. Your homeowners policy will cover losses… [Read More]

Admitted vs. Non-Admitted - Concorde Writes Both Excess & Surplus and Standard Commercial Insurance

Because we write such a wide variety of accounts, we feel it’s important to help our agents understand the different types of programs available. If you have any questions on how to navigate these options, please call us at 1.800.726.1611, option 4. Admitted or Standard Lines Business: An admitted carrier is… [Read More]

Why Your Client’s Collector Car Deserves a Specialty Policy

An agreed value policy better protects a collector car’s value. While most of your collector vehicle customers have multiple daily-use cars insured on a standard auto policy, they may not know that their classic car should be insured on a separate specialty policy. A classic car is a different risk… [Read More]

Important Updates to Concorde's peteRATER

Important features have been added to make your experience using Concorde’s p.e.t.e. Rater to quote, compare and bind online even more convenient. [Read More]

Rental vs. Renters Insurance – The Perfect 2-for-1!

The housing market has changed greatly in the past few years, with many home owners becoming novice landlords by renting out a home they can’t sell. That changes their insurance needs. They will be relying on you, their agent, to provide and explain the coverage appropriate for a home now marketed… [Read More]

Three Reasons to Quote a Stand-Alone Boat Policy

January and February are big months for boat shows. If your customer asks you to just add his new boat to his homeowners policy, be sure to explain what is, and is not, covered. Valuation With a homeowners endorsement, there is likely a cap which is well below the boat’s… [Read More]

Help Your Customers Understand the Importance of Insuring Properties to Value

Although insurance to value (ITV) has always been a concern, it’s now more important than ever to understand the insurance coverage required to rebuild. Recent trends like the increasing frequency and severity of weather events and skyrocketing construction costs underscore the significance of ITV. So does the fact that an… [Read More]

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