Farmers Insurance Agent in Merrillville, IN
Joseph BuikemaAbout Me
As a resident of Indiana for over a decade, I am proud to serve my neighbors here in Merrillville and all across the state as your local Farmers® Agent. My approach to insurance is based all around protecting the community I love. My goal is to utilize my 14 years of industry experience to simply and clearly lay out all of your options for auto, home, life, business insurance and more.
At The Buikema Insurance Agency, you can expect the finest attention to detail. We are fully aware of how complicated finding insurance that works for you can be, which is why you can count on 1 on 1 consultation to thoroughly and completely assess your needs. We want to give you the peace of mind that you are protected when it matters most. If you're looking for a new policy, or simply a review of your current coverages, don't hesitate to reach out and we can get to work together.
Give me a call at (219) 940-9624 and I'll be happy to answer any questions you might have.
Languages Spoken: English
Insurance Products Offered
Comprehensive coverage? Collision coverage? Deductibles? Medical Payments? Where to begin? Your local Farmers agent can take the mystery out of selecting the right Car insurance coverage for your needs and budget. Get started with an online Auto insurance quote and learn about our insurance discounts that can help you save money.
Your home is perhaps your most valuable possession, so you'll want to make sure your insurer has withstood the test of time. Farmers® has been providing insurance products for over 80 years, and will be there in the event disaster strikes and your home is damaged in a fire or due to another covered cause of loss. Plus, get competitive rates with our multi-line insurance discounts. Get a Home insurance quote now.
How much has your life changed in the last few years? Whether you've purchased a home, gotten married, had children or started a small business, it's a good idea to review your Life insurance policy. Call me today so you can create a plan to help provide financial support for those who depend on you.ADFL029AWS 9/17
Your landlord may have an insurance policy, but if there's a fire in your building, that policy may not cover your possessions. That's why there's Renters insurance. Get a Renters insurance quote to see how affordable it is to protect your personal belongings.
Managing your small business can be complex, selecting the right Business insurance for your unique operation doesn't have to be. No matter the type of business, a Farmers agent can help you customize an insurance package to reduce your risk and protect your investment. Request a Business insurance quote today to get started.
As a motorcycle enthusiast, you're all about adventure and fun. The last thing you want to worry about is whether you have the right Motorcycle insurance policy. Talk to a Farmers agent about Motorcycle insurance discounts such as rewards for responsible riders and insuring more than one bike with Farmers.
When enjoying the great outdoors, you shouldn't have to be thinking about your insurance coverage. Make sure you have Recreational insurance coverage from an industry leader. Whether you own a boat, travel trailer, ATV or Motor Home, Farmers Insurance has flexible coverage options and insurance discounts. Contact a Farmers agent to get a quote.
Your condo is more than a place you call home. It’s also a major investment filled with possessions you want to protect. Get a quote on condo insurance to see how affordable it is to protect your personal belongings.
You work hard for the things that are important to you. For added coverage above and beyond the liability limits of your Auto or Home insurance policies, a Personal Umbrella insurance policy can provide added protection for your assets and future earnings.
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Switch to Farmers® and you could save an average of $470 on Auto or $450 on Home. You could be missing out on hundreds in savings. Call me today and let’s talk about how switching to Farmers could help you save.*
*Based on average nationwide annual savings of new customers surveyed, excluding HI & SC, from 7/1/20 to 12/1/20 who switched their Auto insurance policy or who switched their Homeowners insurance policy to a Farmers® branded policy, responded to the survey, and realized savings. Potential savings vary by customer and may vary by state and product.
AaLand Diamond Jewelers
I am proud to provide business insurance to Cullen Wulf and the fine people at AaLand Diamond Jewelers. I can personally recommend them for all of your jewelry needs!
I am proud to cover Ramsey Hoyda and his employees at the Dairy Queen Grill and Chill in Schererville, Indiana. Stop in for some amazing chicken tenders and the famous blizzards!
Jersey Mike's Subs
I am proud to welcome Jersey Mike to the Farmers family. Locations in Schererville and Munster! Tell them Joseph sent you!
Proud sponsor of Merrillville School Teachers
Contact me today to sponsor your classroom and receive free supplies.
Proud sponsor of Crown Point School Teachers
Contact me today to sponsor your classroom and receive free supplies.
Proud Sponsor of our Men and Women in Blue
We sponsor Merrillville, Crown Point and Hobart PD with Gatorade and healthy snacks. We hope this gesture helps to keep them going throughout the day and night.
- Weight Training
Frequently Asked Questions:
- June 24, 2020Rating 5.0Joseph gets it!! He is a family man, a man of integrity and knows he is called to bring individuals and families peace in world of insurance and protection!Response from JosephJune 24, 2020Thank you for the kind words Kari. Our agency LOVES insurance and we are glad we are able to give you peace of mind with our coverages. Thank you for being a part of our Farmers Family.
- June 11, 2020Rating 5.0Very helpful with helping us get the best insurance coverage for our auto and home insurance. Best decision to call this office and have the most polite and helpful employees. Glad to be covered by Farmers!Response from JosephJune 11, 2020Thank you Jennifer and welcome to our agency. We look forward to having you as part of the Farmers family. Thank you again for choosing my agency to handle your insurance needs.
- November 16, 2019Rating 5.0Great, Joe took a lot of time to make sure I received the coverage that was right for me. His office staff is the best !!! Thank you for making the process easy.Response from JosephJanuary 17, 2020Thank you Justine. Making sure we design coverage to fit the individuals needs is very important to us. We are glad you are part of the Farmers Family!
- August 18, 2019Rating 5.0The experience was very good and professional we are happy to be doing business with farmers the rates they quoted was great and affordable. Thanks farmers looking forward to foing business with you in the future.Response from JosephOctober 11, 2019Thank you for your business Prince! We appreciate having you as part of the Farmers family.
- July 27, 2019Rating 5.0Very fast and polite.Response from JosephOctober 11, 2019Thank you David. We pride ourselves on accuracy, turn around time and being professional.
- June 12, 2019Rating 5.0Excellent and friendly serviceResponse from JosephOctober 11, 2019Thank you Elba. Professionalism and being friendly go hand in hand. Thank you for your business.
- February 16, 2019Rating 5.0Alli found out that we didn’t have the proper coverage for our deck, hot tub, garage and sheds. We were able to get the proper coverage for less money. She was also able to get us better coverage on our car for less money too.Response from JosephFebruary 19, 2019I am so glad that Alli was able to help you find the coverages you need. We pride ourselves in tailoring our products to fit your needs specifically because not all homes are the same. Thank you for your business.
- July 18, 2018Rating 5.0Joseph is very professional and helpful.Response from JosephJuly 20, 2018Thank you Kimberly! We are glad to have you in our agency as part of the Farmers family.
- June 20, 2018Rating 5.0Agent is professional, knowledgeable and friendly!!Response from JosephJuly 20, 2018Thank you Kelli! We strive to be professional, knowledgeable and courteous.
- March 30, 2018Rating 5.0It was a GREAT experience!Response from JosephJuly 20, 2018It was a GREAT experience for us as well John. Thank you for your business.