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Old 11-09-2014, 05:25 PM   #11
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Re: Insurance agent was stumped

Good to know Ill keep tabs on it.

It has gotten to the point I've called the same agents others just got theirs insured with and they also tell me that can't insure it. I don't want to put the person who gave me the agents number and say the person X you just insured is up and going… cause I don't want them to get screwed…..


I am just really puzzled at how somethings go through and others do not.
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Old 11-09-2014, 08:35 PM   #12
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Old 11-10-2014, 10:20 AM   #13
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Thanks. Got it working now.
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Old 11-14-2014, 08:06 AM   #14
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Good to know Ill keep tabs on it.

It has gotten to the point I've called the same agents others just got theirs insured with and they also tell me that can't insure it. I don't want to put the person who gave me the agents number and say the person X you just insured is up and going… cause I don't want them to get screwed…..


I am just really puzzled at how somethings go through and others do not.
I learned through trial and error to give them just the bare minimum of information and hope for the best. Its easy to say the wrong thing, my mom always told me when dealing with govt agencies TMI (too much info) can be a bad thing. Going through a brick and mortar business with a real agent can be a huge help too.
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Old 03-25-2015, 05:41 PM   #15
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Hey Bapos did you ever get your insurance? Who did you end up using if so. I have not tried SF yet but am thinking of not mentioning bus at all....I am about to purchase a Genesis International 99, but need to get info on insurance rates. So far, agencies have said:

1. We don't insure any "school buses or transit buses" that are converted to rvs.
2. We will insure a school bus turned RV but it has to be professionally converted. (apparently they get pictures from the professional...ummm I can send pictures too! **Does anyone know the steps required to be considered a "professional" to insurance? Lots of "professional home builders" in texas but none need licenses to do business...just thinking maybe there is a loop hole there..)

I hope you had better luck this year
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Old 03-25-2015, 09:58 PM   #16
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Just convert it and get an engraved plaque put in it that says "converted by joe bloggs bus conversions of Minnesota". Then say you bought it ready converted and show them the plaque!
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Old 03-26-2015, 11:42 AM   #17
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That is a great idea! lol. Seriously. I was wondering if anyone knew the "requirements" companies are looking for that deem a bus "professionally converted". It seems to be easier to register,insure, inspect a bus that was already renovated and registered as an rv...guess it carries more weight. Oh well..I think we will be rebels for a little while and I'm sure we will find a loop hole when the time comes to get "real" insurance, and not something temporary just to move it from A to B to start renovation. I will def post what happens! We are supposed to get our bus Tuesday, fingers crossed!
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Old 03-26-2015, 12:10 PM   #18
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I'm going to complete my conversion, put just such a plate in and get the bus deregistered as a motorhome.
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Old 03-26-2015, 02:06 PM   #19
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I drove mine to farm beuarue the day after I bought it, seats and yellow, they said cool, grabbed title in-puted info and bamm it spit out a Carp BU or something, they went inside looked, took a few pictures of outside and then it was done

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IS EVERYONE HAVING PROBLEMS TRYING TO GET INSURANCE ON THEIR BUSES AS IN FULL/PARTIAL COVERAGE? OR LIKE ME AND OTHERS, WE HAVE LIABILITY AND UNINSURED MOTORIST ONLY??????


Just curious and you are saying it IS A PERSONAL VEHICLE right?
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