May 10

Good Job!

Don’t you love getting a pat on the back? It’s so satisfying to know you’re doing a good job. Here at VanVleet Insurance Agency we have to admit, we love it too. Typically, our clients don’t see us on their good days: it’s on the days when cars wind up totaled, roofs blow off and […]

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May 05

New Homeowner Checklist

  Buying a house is a big decision and can definitely change your life. You get the advantages of living in a place that’s all your own, but there are so many new responsibilities that fall on your plate: mowing the lawn, painting the house, taking care of that washing machine yourself when it starts […]

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May 01

How can I save money on my homeowner’s insurance?

Everyone loves saving money. We take the time to clip coupons, comparison shop and wait for sales when it comes to groceries, clothes and electronics. Why not apply your super saving skills to your insurance, too?   If you have ERIE’s homeowners insurance, see if you qualify for some sweet, sweet savings:   Multi-Policy Discount: Buy […]

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Apr 30

Something Old, Something New

Modern cars can be wonderful, but there’s something about a classic that makes them timelessly beautiful. Take the Model T, for instance. It was one of the first cars ever mass-produced, but its distinctive high carriage, convertible roof and endearing headlights never go out of style. Erie Insurance is a little like that Model T. […]

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Apr 25

Why is my insurance rate higher than a friend with the same company?

I’ve heard the question, “Why is my insurance premium higher than my friends?  We are both insured with the same company and have similar cars.” It’s not that your carrier likes one of you better than the other. In fact, the way rates are determined is based on many different factors—some obvious, some you might not […]

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Apr 20

What Do I Do After an Accident?

The screech of tires. The shriek of brakes. The tinkle of broken glass. These aren’t sounds that anyone wants to hear, but car accidents are part of modern life.  How you react after an accident can make the process of getting back on your feet a lot easier. So keep calm and start picking up […]

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Apr 14

First Accident

Everyone probably remembers their first fender-bender. I know I do. Everyone has a first accident sooner or later…and sometimes the second isn’t far behind. If you have a young driver in your home, those rate increases can get pricey in a hurry. Consider ERIE  Rate LockSM. It’s as simple as can be: your rates don’t […]

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Apr 02

ERIE Insurance Did It Again

  Champion-one of only 50 companies in the U.S. to earn the distinction this year, and the second year in a row that ERIE was named to the elite list. To qualify for inclusion, companies must excel within their own industry and also stand out among leading brands in 15 major industries evaluated by J.D. […]

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Apr 01

Our Commitment to Service

Do you trust your insurance agent? Maybe you’ve never thought about it, but that relationship between you and your agent is pretty important. Your insurance agent’s job is to protect you and your family, and that’s a big responsibility. Do you know your agent’s name, or do you just call a 1-800 number and talk […]

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Mar 25

Do You Understand Your Policy?

A meteor hits your home. Are you covered? You hit a deer with your car. Covered? While we’re always here to help walk you through the intricacies of your ERIE policy, here are some basic rules of thumb about home and auto coverage. Specifics depend on your policy, and please call us if you have […]

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