IMS-Texas Participating Carriers
Access to IMS is available at no charge to Independent Insurance Agents of Texas members, and there are no minimum premium volume requirements.
Appointments are based on mutually beneficial and profitable relationships, and no appointments are guaranteed.
If you have previously submitted an application and want to request a sub-appointment for a new or additional carrier, please email Kim Edgar.
Agency appointments are not guaranteed. Annual New Business production commitment is required for consideration. Agency is responsible for all producer licensing fees.
Business Owners Policy (BOP), Workers' Compensation, Excess Liability The BOP is on Blackboard Insurance Company (AIG) and the Excess is on New Hampshire Insurance Company (AIG) paper. The WC is on Employers Insurance Company paper
BOP and Excess-16% new business , 15% renewal WC- 10% new business and 8% renewal
BOP and Excess all states except AK, CT, MA, HI
WC Available in all states except AK, DE,HI, ND, OH, WA, WY
Bundle Solution (BOP & WC) in all states except AK, CT, DE, HI, MA, ND, OH, WA and WY
The Attune agency agreement is between Independent Market Solutions (IMS) and the carrier. When you agree to and e-sign the subproducer agreement during this application process, you also agree to the instructions, guidelines, policies, and procedures contained in the agency agreement.
20% on new business (fully complete submissions)
10% on renewals and endorsements
Available in all states and DC (approved but currently not writing in Kentucky)
Individual item limit $500,000; Schedules $2.5 million (higher limits available)
Minimum premium $50 (Worldwide coverage)
No blanket coverage
Special perils (All Risk) coverage including mysterious disappearance
No-deductible standard coverage (100/250/500/1000 available)
Older appraisals (typed) acceptable
The JIBNA (Jewelry Insurance Brokerage of North America) agency agreement is between
Independent Market Solutions (IMS) and JIBNA. When you agree to and e-sign the sub-
producer agreement during this application process, you also agree to the instructions,
guidelines, policies and procedures contained in the agency agreement
Personal Auto w/ proof of prior auto ins, no lapse in coverage and HO NEW: 12%
Personal Auto w/ proof of prior auto ins, no lapse in coverage and HO REN: 8%
Personal Auto w/ proof of prior auto ins, no lapse in coverage and No HO NEW: 10%
Personal Auto w/ proof of prior auto ins, no lapse in coverage and No HO REN: 8%
Personal Auto w/ No proof of prior auto ins and No HO NEW: 8%
Personal Auto w/ No proof of prior auto ins and No HO REN: 6%
Motorcycle NEW: 13%
Motorcycle REN: 8%
Boat NEW: 8%
Boat REN: 8%
Recreational Vehicle NEW: 8%
Recreational Vehicle REN: 8%
Commercial Auto NEW: 8%
Commercial Auto REN: 8%
Agents must write two policies per month.
Must be in good standing with Progressive
Must not have been previously terminated by Progressive
Applicant must operate and maintain a storefront or retail location for their operation
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org for a copy of the agreement.
APPLY FOR MARKET ACCESS
Independent Market Solutions facilitates relationships between agents who are unable to secure company appointments due to any number of reasons, and carriers with an appetite for writing coverage.