Insurance to protect your auto, home, life and business

in Alvin, Pearland Texas and Surrounding Areas

Auto Insurance

We carry auto insurance for your car and truck from many different insurance companies so that you always get the best possible price and service available!


 Home Insurance

Protect your single biggest investment with home insurance and related services like flood and windstorm insurance.  Make sure you’re home is protected!


Life Insurance

Term life insurance is very affordable!  If you have a family, there is really no reason to not have protection in place for them and their future!


Business Insurance

Liability, commercial property, workers compensation – business insurance questions can keep you up at night. Get answers from our business insurance experts!

Independent Insurance Counselors (IIC) believes in excellence. It is not about being the best insurance agency in Alvin or Pearland or any of the other towns server in our corner of Texas. It is about reaching our potential.  As a result, we are our greatest competitor. The work we are doing today is better than the work that we were doing six months ago.  The work we’ll be doing six months in the future will be superior to the work we are doing today. Excellence can only be achieved with integrity, professionalism, and a commitment to the belief that every client is a VIP. We know WHY we come to work. We come to work to help businesses and individuals make smarter choices regarding their protection. We like to develop business relationships that are based on trust. If you agree with our beliefs, we are the better agency.  You will be rewarded by the Independent Insurance Counselors’ advantages.

Excellence = Always Exceeding Expectations

Since IIC was established there have been three hurricanes that have impacted the Galveston – Freeport area.  The following is how Independent Insurance Counselors responded.  We believe our track record best expresses our commitment to meeting the insurance needs of our clients.
Hurricane Alicia Timeline:
  • August 14, 1983: Mike and Tammi Lansford left on their honeymoon.
  • August 18, 1983 (Thursday): Hurricane Alicia landfall
  • August 19, 1983 (Friday): Mike and Tammi returned on the first flight to Houston 3:00am Mike and Tammi got home. 6:00am Jim Lansford and Mike Lansford opened IIC.
  • August 20, 1983 (Saturday): IIC opened at 6:00am.
  • August 21, 1983 (Sunday): IIC opened at 6:00am.
Hurricane Ike Timeline
  • September 13, 2008 (Saturday): Hurricane Ike landfall
    • 2:30am Hurricane Ike’s center passes Alvin.
    • 6:00am Mike Lansford opened Independent Insurance Counselors. Note: The agency did not have electricity for 7 days. A generator was purchased to operate the phone system and fans.
  • September 14, 2008 (Sunday): IIC opened at 6:00am.
Hurricane Harvey Timeline
  • August 26, 2017 (Saturday): Hurricane Harvey landfall (Rockport)
    • 6:00am Mike Lansford opened IIC due to forecasted flooding.
  • August 27, 2017 (Sunday): IIC opened at 6:00am
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