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Ascend Insurance Segment – May 24, 2024

3:00 – 4:00 PM

Seg 1 – Ascend Insurance Segment

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ASCEND INSURANCE w/ Dennis Van Buskirk re; re: 36917 Cook St., #101, Palm Desert, CA. 92211. In University Village. 26 Years.
– REPORT on his family.
– QUESTION FROM A “JOEY PAL”.
1. Article says that inflation, digital transformation and climate change are the biggest challenges for the Insurance Industry? (Dennis is not a believer in Climate Change. Means the fires, wind damage, rain impact CA. insurance industry.)
– REPORT that companies are leaving CA left and right. They have STOPPED writing insurance in CA. Nationwide is the latest to close their doors to new business. The ones leaving MAY come back.
– REPORT on how Dennis still has more agencies he can write with than other insurance agents.
– DISCUSSION of how carriers are doing inspections and being very careful of whom they renew and write.
– REPORT that Dennis’s clients are getting letters of cancellation. Dennis wants you to stay w/ the same company if you can. Other carriers are usually more expensive.
– REPORT that Dennis STILL CAN WRITE policies.
– DISCUSSION that Dennis is now writing a lot of insurance for manufactured homes and vacation rental properties. Rates are going up.
– REPORT that NOW IF YOU ARE ONE DAY LATE paying your premium, the insurance companies will probably NOT RENEW YOU.)
– REPORT that there are NO BROKERAGE FEES @ Ascend.
– REPORT that when you have an incident, CALL DENNIS FIRST before you call the Insurance Company and it goes on your record.
– REPORT that he writes a lot for Canadians.
– REPORT that the whole office is bi-lingual.
– REPORT that the office does the paperwork…a lot of it on-line and over the phone.
– REPORT that he also writes commercial policies.
– (contact info; www.ascendins.com and (760) 341-3477.)

Dennis

Rest in Peace

R.I.P. Willie Mays 5.6.31 – 6.18.24

R.I.P. Tony La Bianco 10.19.1936 – 6.11.2024

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