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Carolyn Houseknecht

Rating 5.0
Farmers Insurance Agent in Batavia, NY
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214 E Main St
Batavia, NY 14020

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Phone Numbers

(585) 201-7465(585) 201-7465
(585) 380-9094

Office Hours

Day of the WeekHours
Mon:8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Tue:8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Wed:8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Thu:8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Fri:8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Sat:10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Sun:10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Please call before stopping by office as we are restricting in-person appointments at this time
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Farmers Insurance Agent in Batavia, NY

Carolyn Houseknecht
About Me

Rating 5.0

As your local Farmers® agency in Batavia, NY, the Houseknecht Agency team's mission is to support and advise our customers (like you!) to identify the insurance coverage that best fits your needs.

The Houseknecht Agency welcomes any opportunity to make you smarter about insurance and how your insurance will safeguard what (and whom!) you love. The process is straightforward and personalized and our team has the knowledge and experience to help you better understand your coverage options--whether that's auto, home, renters, flood, business insurance, and more.

We look forward to seeing you at the Houseknecht Agency and whether you're an existing customer, someone who is shopping, or just someone who wants some help understanding your current insurance, we're happy to meet you and happy to help you with your insurance needs.

Our office is staffed and outfitted to support families--children can relax in our comfortable children's' area while their loved ones talk to our professional and welcoming staff. If our office hours do not suit your needs, please don't hesitate to ask for an appointment and we will be happy to come to you or open the office to accommodate your schedule. We are so looking forward to seeing you at our office. Welcome!

Give me a call at (585) 201-7465 and I'll be happy to answer any questions you might have.

Languages Spoken: English and French

Years of Experience

I have over 1 year of experience as a Farmers Insurance agent.


MA--NYU 2004, BA--Colgate University 2003, and West Irondequoit High School '99

Neighborhoods Served

Batavia, Alexander, Oakfield-Alabama, Genesee County, and Wyoming County


Insurance Products Offered

Auto Insurance
Home Insurance

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In the interest of protecting our families, our customers, and our employees, we will be setting up our agency remotely effective immediately.

We will be working and available to you at 585-201-7465 by phone or text; we will also be available by email at

If you would like to meet in person, we're happy to accommodate you if you make an appointment by calling or texting us at 585-201-7465.

Thank you for being flexible and for understanding our concern. We need to protect those who are vulnerable in our community and the Houseknecht Agency is happy to do our part.
Life Insurance is like a blanket of protection around those you love. The Houseknecht agency makes the conversations around future planning as comfortable as possible and focuses on how Life Insurance can protect but also how it could grow your family's financial opportunities.

The Holland Land Office Museum

The Houseknecht Agency is a proud supporter of the Holland Land Office and Museum. The museum hosts wonderful community events and serves as a reminder of the Batavia area's criticality to the settlement and development of this area in the early 19th century. Stop on by and visit the exhibits and gift shop which has some great books by local authors as well as unique Batavia-area gifts.

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Project Stork Inc. The Baby Pantry

Project Stork's Mission:
To ensure that families living in poverty have an adequate supply of diapers for their infants and toddlers;
To raise community awareness that “basic human needs” include diapers and that these needs are not being met for children living in poverty;
To advocate for policy reform so that diapers are included in the definition of and provision for the “basic human needs” of families.

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The Autism Nature Trail

The Autism Nature Trail is a planned one mile, looping trail that will be located within Letchworth State Park, directly adjacent to the Humphrey Nature Center. It seeks to make an accommodating place public, allowing visitors with autism and other developmental disabilities to push boundaries, explore new activities and develop skills through eight sensory stations that use nature as a tool for learning and play.
The Autism Nature Trail, with groundbreaking planned for this year, currently is in the midst of a public-private partnership to raise the final $1.9 million of the projected $3.9 million needed not only to construct the Trail but also to provide ongoing maintenance, operations and programming.
Learn more about The Autism Nature Trail, view renderings and plans, and show your support by visiting our website at

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Did you know that a renters policy can include coverage for when you are unable to live in your apartment or rented home after a loss? It can also provide liability protection and protection for your possessions for about as much as one of those streaming services! Call or text us today to see what we can do for you.
No two companies are exactly alike. That’s why you can build a customized Farmers business insurance policy with options that provide coverage for your specific needs and challenges. We can find a home for almost any type of business from restaurants and hair salons to pest control and trucking liability. Call or text us today to see what we can do for you.
Yes, we can insure your snowmobile! We can also insure your 4-wheelers, your campers, your motor-homes, motorcycles and more. Stop in to see how the Houseknecht agency can insure all the toys that make living in Upstate New York a lot more fun!

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Recent Reviews for Carolyn Houseknecht

Rating 5.0
11 Customer Reviews
  • Rating 5.0
    Carolyn was professional in explaining what both insurances detailed and helping me to understand them.
    Response from Carolyn
    Thank you for joining our agency, Susan. We're so happy to have you!
  • Rating 5.0
    Carolyn was very helpful to be sure I had the right coverage for my home. With out being pushy she told me about car insurance/ umbrella policy advantages. She was very friendly and fun to work with. I feel confident in any future needs I have that I will be well taken care of . Would recommend her to any one looking for insurance help. Pat M
    Response from Carolyn
    It was my pleasure to help you with your new home and I am so happy you joined our agency!
  • Rating 5.0
    The experience was great so far nice attitude and great to work with and getting back to me was awesome.
    Response from Carolyn
    So glad to have you join the agency and to be able to help you with your new truck!
  • Rating 5.0
    Excellent customer service, very nice and knowledgeable
    Response from Carolyn
    Thank you for joining my agency and for leaving such lovely feedback--it was my pleasure to help you with your new SUV purchase!
  • Rating 5.0
    Carolyn Houseknecht was extremely helpful and patient with us through this process. I am very appreciative of her professionalism and guidance.
    Response from Carolyn
    Thank you so much for taking the time to provide me this amazing feedback! I'm so happy to help and wish you all the best with your new truck!
  • Rating 5.0
    Carolyn was the best to work with! She is super nice and understanding and helpful. It was like I was working with a friend or family member! I would definitely recommend her to anyone!
    Response from Carolyn
    I really appreciate your kind words, Svetlana! Making people feel comfortable and supported is a goal of mine and I'm glad that you felt that with our interaction.
  • Rating 5.0
    Great customer service, super helpful, great rates! So glad to have switched to Farmer's Insurance with Carolyn as my agent.
    Response from Carolyn
    Thank you so much for trusting me to help you with your new home!
  • Rating 5.0
    Very helpful and responsive!
    Response from Carolyn
    Thank you so much and congratulations again on your new home!!
  • Rating 5.0
    Carolyn was so helpful with finding the best plans for me! I felt like she had my best interest in mind the whole time. I really appreciated it! Highly recommend working with her!!
    Response from Carolyn
    Thank you so much for trusting me to outline your options and for the wonderful feedback!!
  • Rating 5.0
    Carolyn was very patient with me. She helped me get the plan that was best for my needs!
    Response from Carolyn
    Thank you so much for trusting us with your policy and for your kind words!
  • Rating 5.0
    Knowledgeable, personal yet professional. Good understanding of my needs and appropriate coverage.
    Response from Carolyn
    Thank you for the kind words! We hope you love your new home!
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