Marks-Tiller Insurance Agency is a Property Casualty and Life Insurance agency licensed to sell in Virginia and North Carolina, Tennessee, and West Virginia, as well as, Flood Insurance nationally. The agency began in August 1974 under the direction of Wayne Tiller. After working with Wayne for several years, Carla Marks purchased the agency in 1998.
We sell Personal and Commercial Auto Insurance, Home and Renters Insurance, Liability Insurance, Commercial Insurance, Business Insurance along with Life Insurance and Annuities.
We have a variety of products to suit many needs and our licensed, helpful staff stand ready to assist you when placing your coverage today.
An Independent Advantage
We are Independent Agents in Roanoke, Virginia, free to choose the best carrier for your insurance needs. We do not work for an insurance company; we work for you. We work on your side when you have a loss and follow through to see that you get fair, prompt payment and service. Marks-Tiller Insurance Agency represents a carefully selected group of financially strong, reputable insurance companies, therefore, we are able to offer you the best coverage at the most competitive price.
What is an Independent Insurance Agent?
When you decide to buy a car, you wouldn’t purchase the first one you see. What if one day the automobile industry decided to make only one type of car, one make and one model. You wouldn’t have a choice!
The same situation holds true for insurance. You need insurance to drive a car, to purchase a house, to protect your family’s financial future and to run a small business. But if there was only one insurance company that offered only one type of insurance, car insurance, home insurance or businessowner policy — you wouldn’t have a choice. The only solution would be going to that one company.
With an independent insurance agent, you have choices. Independent agents are not tied to any one insurance company. One of the advantages of using an independent agent is that he or she works to satisfy your needs. You are using an expert for an important financial decision.
An independent agent has several companies that he or she can approach to get you the best coverage at the best price. And your independent agent will know the companies with the most efficient claims departments to recover your losses as quickly as possible.
When you buy insurance, whether it’s for your home, your car or your business, you want an advocate who will properly assess the risks you face and give you an objective analysis of the marketplace, it’s up to you to make the final choice.