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About Us

Harris & Company Insurance is a fourth-generation, family-owned, full service insurance agency providing professional and friendly service to families and businesses in central North Carolina. When D.F. Harris decided to start an insurance agency back in 1935, he wanted it based on simple common sense, mixed with just plain decency. He turned to the Golden Rule as a guiding principle: “Do unto others as you would have others do unto you.” We continue to be committed to that principle today and maintain the highest standards of excellence in all that we do in serving our clients.

Specializing in auto, home, business and life insurance, give us a try and find out why we’ve been Central North Carolina’s choice for the best insurance values for more than 85 years.

An Independent Advantage

We are Independent Agents in Central North Carolina, 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. Harris & Company Insurance 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 business. But if there was only one insurance company that offered only one type of insurance, 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, you want an advocate who will properly assess the risks you face and give you an objective analysis of the marketplace, because it’s up to you to make the final choice.