Markets Access Programs

Independent Market Solutions

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 property coverage. Jointly owned by participating IIABA affiliated state associations, The purpose of IMS is to:

  • Provide member agents access to markets and alternatives that may be otherwise unavailable.
  • Offer more choices for independent agents, which equates to greater competition for their services.
  • Create added marketplace leverage, particularly for smaller agents, through IMS negotiated contract terms.

Learn More and Sign Up

In addition to Independent Market Solutions, several options are available to FAIA members through the national Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of America, Inc., specifically Eagle Agency, and Big "I" Markets.

IMS-Florida Participating Carriers

Following is a list of companies currently accessible to FAIA members through Independent Market Solutions:  

  • American Traditions Insurance Co./Modern USA Insurance Co. 
  • Avatar Insurance
  • Cypress Property & Casualty Insurance
  • Florida Home Builders Insurance EDGE Program 
  • Heritage Insurance
  • United Property & Casualty Insurance Co. 
  • Universal North America Insurance Co.   

Visit the IMS website for market availability, commission rates, and to sign up.