Testimonials - Insurance Dude - Ventura Auto, Home & Business Insurance,


Tim does everything right! Always on top of everything and always available either by phone or email. Excellent customer service.
- Cheryl H., customer since 2011

Informative, helpful, prompt service and friendly. The cost also was better than Farmers. Thank you”
- Barbara T., customer since 2017

Always accesible,always responds,always takes care of business,always,always,always,makes our lives easier!!
- Elaine Botelho

Tim responds quickly to any messages I leave and handles any problems/questions promptly. Always professional and knowledgeable.”
- Customer since 2014
- Gregg Peterson

I've enjoyed superior service from Tim and the Insurance Dude team for many years--always fast, helpful, and accurate answers to questions.”
- Mike T., customer since 2000

As far as I'm concerned Tim does everything right. He follows up on every issue and resolves it to the best of his abilities. He is very personable and knowledgeable. He has been a pleasure dealing with my many insurance problems. I highly recommend his company. ”
- - Carl L., long time client

Quick to respond to anything that we need, and always seems to have the answers on hand regardless of the question.
- Joey C., customer since 2012

In addition to auto, business, watercraft, and personal liability coverage, Tim Blackwell has been our agent on several home purchases and refinances and has been our source for insurance information and renewals for over 25 years. Tim continues to shop the best policies, credits, and discounts and we can always rely on his prompt service. We highly recommend the Dude!
- Greg Brown, customer since 1990

Tim is always available, is excellent to talk to and saves me money. What else could you ask for!”
- Jennifer Taylor- Customer since 2011

Tim at Insurance Dude.com always gets back to me quickly with an answer to my questions and provides superior service at all times.
- Tom Swan - Customer since 2012

Tim is always available and I love that he gives his thoughts and opinions. He learned who I was first and then told me what he thinks I should do and why. He has great experience with insurance and I have recommended him to many of my friends.
- Mike Shaw

Tim Blackwell has been my "go to" for auto insurance through good times and bad...poor driving record, multiple vehicle and driver changes. I'm grateful for his experience and ability to share and educate along the way.
- Leontine Shockley

We not only have an insurance agent,but a friend taking care of our onsurance needs.Tim as been our agent for over 20 years and has helped us not only get the best deals but talked to other insurance agencies in our behalf during accidents,sent paperwork to us during new purchases,always been a phone call away when in need. We trust his expertise and recommend him highly.”
- Elaine B., customer since 2010
- Elaine Botelho

You were very helpful when we had an auto totaled in a collision, helping us with where to take the vehicle, even though our insurance was not involved. You also made sure our replacement vehicle was immediately covered when we purchased it.
- Jim Pompe

Tim is always going above and beyond. He responds immediately to every question and/or concern and he really makes you feel taken care of. We have been with Tim for over 20 years and do not plan on ever changing. Thank you Tim for your hard work and dedication!
- Shelly Gianelli

Tim always follows up on issues and gives the best customer service I have ever experienced in the insurance field. It's been a pleasure dealing with him!!!
- Carl Lovit - Customer since 2011

Always very helpful. I know I will get an answer to my questions when I contact Tim.
- Al Cook

Hey Tim!! Thanks for saving us the big bucks on our insurance! Always fun to visit too!
- Elaine Aldrete in Ventura

Tim is a great guy and someone who truly cares about his clients!
- Tony Veteto in Ventura

Tim’s prompt response to insurance quotes and binder requests help to quicken the closing process.
- Nick Dunlea in Ventura

Hey Tim! Thanks for setting us up with the Event Insurance, you truly ROCK!
- Elaine Aldrete in Ventura

Very nice and helpful.
- Corinne Grooms in Ventura

Tim, Thanks for the great service over all these years!
- Mike Thorn in Ventura

Tim, Thanks for years of exceptional service!
- Lelah Lombard in Ventura

We wanted to let you know how much we think of you and really like the direction your company has taken the last few years. Lots of community involvement-it’s wonderful!!
- Les & Penny Terry in Ventura

Tim, You’ve always ‘steered’ me in the right direction with insurance needs. Really appreciate that. The periodic reviews of all my policies is a great help. Good luck with your new venture!
- Walt Beil in Ventura

Tim, You have always been the best.
- Liz Crane in Ventura

I am writing to let you know how impressed I am with one of your employees… She made me very comfortable…
- Michele Herforth in Ventura

Tim at InsuranceDude.com is amazing! I have gone to him for several different types of insurance. Most recently, my husband and I were planning our 25th Anniversary party, we selected the Camarillo Library. They require event insurance. Who knew you had provide insurance to have a party? So who provides event insurance? TIM, of course! Tim you are the BEST!! If you need insurance be sure to call Tim at 650-3300!
- Elaine Aldrete in Ventura

There is alot to be said about “Building Relationships” and doing business with people who have great character and walk the walk!! Tim, you ARE the “Insurance Dude!!!” We are SO happy to
do business AND relationship with you! Thanks for who you are!! Larry and I are grateful!!! You saved us money AND time!!!
- Laurie Meyer Ehrhardt in Ventura

Tim, Thank you so much for truly being the full service agent we need. So many people say they offer “service” but you put it to play. Thanks for going to bat for us on our workers comp. and everything else you protect us on. We sleep well at night, knowing we are covered.
- Laurie Ehrhardt in Ventura

Thank you so much for the help with Mom’s policy. It’s a relief to know she is in a good agents hands.
- Velma Austin in Ventura

Thanks a lot for coordinating the industrial shredding party last weekend. That really helped us out and we appreciate it so much. It seems that no matter what it is, we can always count on you!! Thanks again!
- Randy Hibdon in Ventura

Tim at Insurance Dude found me motorcycle insurance that not only was 50% less than my current coverage but also had better coverage package. He makes me look really, really smart!!!!!! Thanks, Tim!!!!!
- Rachel Main in Ventura

Your customer service is excellent. You are very attentive to your customers and go out of your way again and again.
- Staci Cash in Costa Mesa

Tim, you guys are the best. Thank you so much for taking care of us.
- Carla Hibdon in Oakview

I would recommend Tim and his staff. They are wonderful!!
- Vincent Magdaleno in Ventura

I sincerely appreciate what your office is doing for me. Thanks a Bazillion Tim!
- Ed Drayton in Ventura

Very courteous and kind staff!!
- Sandy Garcia in Oxnard

Thank you for all of your efforts and professionalism! It is a pleasure working with you!
- Cheryl Bertanyi in Ventura

As always, I was given excellent service.
- Don Moore in Ojai

I am very pleased with the manner in which my claim was processed. The adjuster was extremely helpful, prompt and courteous. It helped make a miserable situation tolerable. Thank You!!
- Dan Maechler in Ventura

I thank you for the assistance you have given me. You have been a pleasure to deal with.
- Les Thomas in Ventura

Tim, Thanks for everything. Over the years you have saved me thousands of dollars…. makes me wonder what my previous agent was doing.
- Gil Ramos in Oxnard

Tim’s office is always there to answer questions.
- Cheri Burkhart in Ventura

I wanted to complement and thank you for your handling of my claim when my motorcycle was stolen. The claim was handled very promptly and the settlement was very fair…
- Grant Heliker in Camarillo

Tim, I have all my insurance policies with you because I know you will take good care of me.
- Gary Betz in Ventura

In addition to always meeting my insurance needs with honesty and enthusiasm, your work ethic, creativity and personal service make you a very special agent to work with. Thanks for everything!
- Margaret Stayman in Ventura

“Trustworthiness” is what separates one company from another and that, my friend, is what you have in aces! That trust has paid off for us in many many ways over the years. You’re the ‘Dude’! Thanks so much for everything!
- Les & Penny Terry in Ventura

The personal attention and help we receive is very important to us.
- Larry & Laurie Ehrhardt in Ventura

Very fast, helpful and great customer service.
- Kelly Myers in Ventura

When you are protecting your auto, home and business, having someone who is honest and expert at what he does is crucial. Tim is that person you can trust to give you peace of mind and great service. He’s a nice guy, as well.
- Jon Rickard in Ventura

Tim, If I hadn’t taken your advice I would have lost everything when my business burned down. My kids would have been pulled out of college and I would have lost my home…. I appreciate everything you have done for me.
- Laszlo Bihari in Ventura

Who knew insurance could be fun? Thanks, Tim!
- Scott Bolton in Ventura

Over and above the call of service, not the normal trend—not only an agent but someone we can call friend! Thanks.
- Elaine Botelho in Ventura

Tim got back to me right away and found a policy that worked for my business, at a price I could afford. Prompt, friendly, professional!
- Kristin Anderson in Ventura

Tim, you’re the greatest!
- Robert Jacobi in Ventura

Tim is honest, interested, confident, competent and thorough in all his interactions with me. I will gladly refer others to Tim for their insurance needs.
- Jim Owens in Ventura

We have depended on Tim for nearly twenty years with all of our insurance needs. He works hard looking at every angle for savings. Because of his diligence and willingness to go the extra mile, our business recently earned a 24% reduction in Worker’s Comp premiums this year!! That is good news in these tough times. Tim’s friendly manner and genuine concern for his customers make him a pleasure to work with.
- Randy & Carla Hibdon in Ventura

I’ve known Tim for over 20 years. He is the only honest insurance man I know. He will go out of his way to get you the cheapest prices possible. Give him a call what have you got to gain? Besides money in your pocket.
- Tom Berger in Ventura

Tim, you’re CRAZY but we love you. Great drawing! Thanks for getting us better coverage at better prices.
- Marty and Barbara Klassen in Ventura

I’ve known Tim for over 20 years. He is the only honest insurance man I know. He will go out of his way to get you the cheapest prices possible. Give him a call what have you got to gain? Besides money in your pocket.
- Tom Berger in Ventura

Tim, you’re CRAZY but we love you. Great drawing! Thanks for getting us better coverage at better prices.
- Marty and Barbara Klassen in Ventura

Hey Tim, Thanks for all your help with the insurance for my business, saved me over 30% with a better policy. INCREDIBLE!!! Keep up the good work, thanks again!
- Dr. James Baranski in Ventura

I would like to thank you for your prompt & courteous service over the last few years. As a Realtor and a private investor, I have discovered how important it is to have a seasoned professional insurance broker on your team!
- RoseAnn Hill in Ventura

You are so wonderful to your customers! Again, I sincerely appreciate all of your kind assistance and hard work. Time after time you’ve always come through for me. Thank you soooo much.
- Lisa Jackson in Ventura

Having Tim as your insurance agent is like doing business with your next-door neighbor — he’s friendly, approachable, understanding, sympathetic, humorous, and it always feels like he’s on YOUR side.
- Joe Papagni in Ventura

Tim is an awesome person to know. He is dedicated to his clients, colleagues and friends. As well as being a great help to the non-profit agencies in Ventura County. Hey Tim!! Thanks for saving us the big bucks on our insurance! Always fun to visit too!
- Elaine Aldrete in Ventura

I definitely recommend contacting the Insurance Dude for all your insurance needs.
- Michelle Avitia Mercado in Ventura

Hey Tim! Thank you for the informative Newsletter, my friend! Great tips on how to prevent water damage!
- Michelle Pope in Ventura

Tim is THE MAN. We have been with him for 9 years now and every year he works very hard to make sure the coverage is correct and the prices we pay are the lowest possible. He also helped implement a safety program that has helped reduce our work comp cost. He is the only one I refer to other shops and I do it with confidence. Thank you Tim for all the great service.
- Larry Ehrhardt in Ventura