Fremont Insurance Company
Willis Law

Preferred Insurance Partner

The Home Builders Association of Western Michigan and Fremont Insurance Company have come together to create a Preferred Partnership Insurance Program for its members.

BENEFITS OF USING AN HBA PREFERRED PARTNER:

GROUP DISCOUNT PACKAGE FOR COMMERCIAL  AUTO AND WORKER'S COMP

The program offers a 10% Group Discounts for Commercial Package (General Liability, Commercial Property, Inland Marine), Commercial Auto, and Workers Compensation Insurance to all HBAWMI members that qualify for underwriting eligibility. 

Q: Who Qualifies?

All members of HBAWMI, subject to underwriting eligibility, are eligible to receive the 10% Group Discounts for Commercial Package (General Liability, Commercial Property, Inland Marine), Commercial Auto, and Workers Compensation Insurance.  Underwriting takes the following business attributes into consideration when determining eligibility: Character, Operations, Inherent Risk Exposures, Safety and Loss History.

RETROSPECTIVE SAFETY CREDIT FOR WORKER'S COMP

Members that specifically support the home building industry may qualify for the Workers Compensation Retrospective Group Safety Credit. 

Calculation is based off of the HBAWMI Group: 

  • Previous calendar year loss experience

  • Total program earned premium vs total program paid losses = Group Loss Ratio

  • Loss Ratio offers a percentage of total earned premium during to individual member         

Safety Credit is Paid to the MEMBER and is weighted based on total earned premium during the experience period

 

Q: Who Qualifies?

  1. Must be in county footprint of HBAWMI    

  2. Must meet normal underwriting eligibility

  3. If class of business not listed below subject to company approval

  4. Pre-Approved Classes include: 

    • All Builder Members

    • Associate Member Types:

      • Carpentry/Framing

      • Electricians

      • Plumbing

      • HVAC

      • Brick & Masonry Contractor

      • Flooring Contractor/Tile Contractor

      • Flooring Store/Installation

      • Residential Concrete Contractors

      • Residential Painting Contractors

      • Residential Excavation and Site Development

      • Building Materials (Retail/Wholesale)

      • Home Theatre/Audio/Video/Acoustical Contractors/Installation

      • Interior Designers

      • Landscaping Contractors

      • Siding & Window/Installation

      • Cabinetry Stores/Installation

      • Countertop/Granite/Stone Installation

      • Drywall Contractor

      • Lawn/Sprinkler Installation

INSURED WITH A COMPANY THAT IS:
  • Based in West Michigan

  • One of MAIA's top companies

  • Highly ranked for Claims Satisfaction

 

Q: How can I get a Quote?

Please contact any of the following approved agents listed below.  We would ask that you select one, as they will all be accessing the same program from Fremont Insurance Company.

 

Approved Fremont Agents:

Lighthouse Group

527 S. Rose St.
Kalamazoo, MI 49007
(269) 349-9603
www.lighthousegroup.net

Whitaker LaChance Agency

2176 E. Centre Ave.
Portage, MI 49002
(269) 324-7700
www.whitakerlachance.com

Allen Harmon Insurance

230 N Helmer Rd
Battle Creek, MI 49037
(269) 441-1223
www.allenharmon.com

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CONTACT US

Address
5700 W. Michigan Avenue

Kalamazoo, MI 49009

 

P: (269) 375-4225
E: kalamazoohomepage@gmail.com

 

Office Hours
Monday – Friday
8:00 – 5:00

 

Summer hours (June-Labor Day):

Monday - Thursday 8 am- 5 pm

Friday 8 am - 12 noon