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Mike Vander Ploeg

License #: 0739150
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Mike Vander Ploeg is an agent with Goosehead Insurance located in Otsego,  MI. Mike  joined Goosehead because of his unwavering commitment to take care of his clients. Using cutting edge technology to shop with dozens of "A" rated insurance companies in just a few short minutes, he is able to find the right coverage at a competitive price. He takes the time to review all of the options and customizes a policy based on the unique risks and desires of each client. After finalizing an option, Mike is backed by a service team that has the highest client loyalty rating in the industry. Request a quote from Mike and you will quickly understand why Goosehead is one of the fastest growing distributors of home and auto insurance in the United States.
States Licensed In: MI
128 East Allegan Street, Unit D
Otsego, MI 49078
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and then some.
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  • Renters Insurance >
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  • RV Insurance >
  • Life Insurance >
You probably looked at several houses before you found the right fit; why not look at home insurance the same way? Goosehead does the looking for you, and finds the policy that fits your needs and budget, without compromising coverage.
It seems like there’s as many car insurance companies out there as there are cars. Lucky for you, Goosehead looks under the hood of all those policies to find the right coverage for you and your ride. Think of us as your roadmap to better protection and better rates.
Having the right amount of protection in case of flooding is important. That’s why our Goosehead experts will do all the research for you. We’ll compare dozens of plans and choose what’s best for your residence, and your budget.
Sure, you may not own the building. But you own what’s in it. If a fire or disaster would cause a major setback, take a close look at renters insurance. Better yet, let us do it for you. We’ve evaluated products from dozens of the most respected insurance companies to help you home in on the right policy.
From an insurance standpoint, high rises, townhomes and condos can be, well, a little different. HOAs cover some parts of the property, leaving other areas up to you. We can help you find a policy that provides the coverage you need — at rates you’ll feel right at home with.
A rental property isn’t the same as a primary residence. Without proper protection, a landlord might be personally liable for damages from accidents or other events. We can help you determine the right coverage for your rental properties and compare rental property insurance quotes so you can operate with total peace of mind.
Driving a motorcycle is all about freedom. Speaking of freedom, there’s no need for you to spend end less hours of your free time comparing insurance plans. Comparing the best motorcycle policies from the best insurance companies to get you protected the way you should be protected, at the price you deserve.
Chances are you bought a boat for a little rest and relaxation. Goosehead makes shopping for boat insurance just as relaxing. Our expert agents will shop dozens of policies and find you the right protection, at the right price, that will really float your boat.
Your RV lets you escape to the open road. And with Goosehead, you can escape the usual time commitment of buying insurance. Our expert agents do the research for you, comparing dozens of policies and choosing the right protection for you and your home on wheels, all at the price you deserve.
As the saying goes, life happens. But sometimes it happens in ways we don’t expect. For all the great times, and the more difficult times, Goosehead can be there to make sure you and your family are prepared, and protected. If something happens to you, the right coverage will ensure your family is financially secure and well taken care of in your absence.
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Meet the team.
Homeowners Insurance 101
After looking at dozens of houses you found a property you love. You’ve managed to come up with a down payment, get approved by a lender, and started wrapping your knick knacks in newspaper. Now you need to find a homeowners insurance policy that meets your needs, but how do you know if a policy is the right one for you?
Auto Insurance 101
Most states require you to carry auto insurance. But how do you know if you have enough? A basic understanding will equip you with the knowledge you need to make smarter decisions when selecting your auto insurance policy. Let’s get started! 
Umbrella Insurance 101
Umbrella insurance goes beyond your normal limits of liability to cover injury to others, legal fees and litigation, excessive property damage, and more. Relatively cheap, it can give you protection from a sudden and serious situation. 
Water Coverages Explained
Four different types of water coverage may or may not be part of your home insurance policy. Let’s look at how they could help better protect you and your family from financial burden due to various causes of water damage to your home.
Recent Reviews
Total Agency Reviews 262
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Pauline E., Nov, 28 2023
Mike was efficient, accurate, and polite. He was able to findv insurance for me at a reasonable cost.
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Debra C., Nov, 18 2023
The personal attention to details and explanation was greatly appreciated!
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Kimberli C., Nov, 16 2023
Mike has been responsive and knowledgeablele
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Richard C., Nov, 16 2023
We needed a policy for our new home. Mike had a way of explaining the info in a understandable way, unlike other companies I spoke too. He understood our needs and gave the best options for the best cost.
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Lindsay W., Nov, 14 2023
Mike was very helpful and a great communicator with my husband and I who were navigating home insurance for the first time. He made the process very easy and found us a really great rate for both our car and home insurance needs!
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Eric S., Nov, 12 2023
Excellent service with prompt responses and friendly/helpful communications.
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Joyce V., Oct, 31 2023
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James W., Oct, 26 2023
Mike provided fantastic service in a timely manner!
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Mary B., Oct, 11 2023
Mike was very prompt to my needs, and what I wanted very quickly, Mike is great at his job. Very happy with the rates also. Thank you,
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Dennis D., Oct, 09 2023
Michael was very knowledgeable and professional and found us great rates on all of our needs.
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Christine R., Sep, 23 2023
My Dad, John Rogers - I needed car insurance and Micheal found me a great rate.
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Louis C., Sep, 09 2023
Great service and communication. Very professional. Great policy and even better rates.
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Clint C., Sep, 05 2023
Quick response once we got started and found great value pans
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Jared M., Aug, 20 2023
Direct to the point
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Brennan H., Aug, 16 2023
Mike was super easy to work with. He communicated well, responded quickly, and had our best interest in mind every step of the way. All that PLUS savings of hundreds of dollars! Couldn’t be happier.
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Brian L., Aug, 01 2023
Happy with the premium amount and Mike was very helpful and friendly
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Kaygan N., Jul, 23 2023
Knowledgeable, helpful, honest
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Elizabeth M., Jul, 20 2023
Price and friendly service
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Leann R., Jul, 20 2023
Michael worked quickly and got us what we needed in a short amount of time !! Excellent customer service
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Sara A., Jul, 12 2023
Amazing service from Mike B and outstanding communication.
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Nicholas B., Jul, 02 2023
Friendly staff, easy process, competitive pricing on policies
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Anna-Marie G., Jul, 02 2023
Easy process, helpful staff, competitive pricing.
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Christopher H., Jun, 23 2023
My agent .ime went above and beyond to quickly put together a homeowners and auto insurance bundle that was under my budget with more coverage than my current auto policy. Buying my first home he took the time to fully explain the coverages and limitations of my policy. His friendliness, knowledge, and professionalism were far above what I've experienced with any other agent .
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Fallon S., Jun, 20 2023
I work with Mike closely in my job and I think he's very good at his work, great service in a timely manor. I recommend him to most of our members.
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Angelica A., Jun, 01 2023
Nice, fast, & easy to work with. Great rates.
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Paul G., May, 31 2023
Mike was informative, helpful, and explained the details in a way that made sense to me.
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Siara H., May, 30 2023
Efficient, friendly, responsive!
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Paul C., May, 11 2023
It went so smooth and fast. He gave me the best rate possible on home insurance!!
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Denise C., May, 02 2023
Very professional and thorough- great job of communication with the client
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Bethany R., Apr, 12 2023
Mike was super helpful and went out of his way to get me set up fast, even after hours when he was at home! He was recommended by my mortgage officer, and I will definitely recommend him to others who are shopping for insurance! Thank you Mike!
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Christopher S., Apr, 10 2023
Service was incredible and made my transition to a new insurance vendor seamless without any issues.
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Ethan H., Mar, 30 2023
Mike was great to work with! Very helpful communicative, and went above and beyond even while sick (feel better soon!)
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Douglas I., Mar, 25 2023
Friendly, knowledgeable and courteous service. Outstanding!
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Adam J., Mar, 21 2023
Michael Vandeploeg is very personable. He was transparent during discussions and always ready to explain things. He completed that process in a very timely manner.
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Cameron R., Mar, 20 2023
Very good service.
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Jacqueline H., Feb, 24 2023
Michael was extremely helpful and patient with me as a first time home buyer we don’t always understand everything that comes with a homeowners policy but he explained it all to the best of his ability and made sure all our needs were taken care off.
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Barbara K., Feb, 18 2023
Michael is an amazing agent. He is kind, patient and thorough. He provided us with kindness and knowledge the whole way. We appreciate his time and effort into providing us with what we need based on our family. We appreciate him.
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Schyler K., Feb, 16 2023
Mike was great!
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Jennifer E., Feb, 16 2023
Michael is very knowledgeable and is very timely with his responses. He is making this transition stress free.
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Korrin P., Jan, 24 2023
Fast, Informative, and amazing customer service!
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Kelsey V., Jan, 14 2023
Mike was very helpful and he answered any questions I had and got me the best plan for the best value! Thank you Mike!
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Mark C., Jan, 12 2023
Wonderful communication and saved money.
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Francis J., Dec, 17 2022
Awesome customer service! Very informative
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David J., Dec, 15 2022
Mike got me a good deal with a lot of coverage.
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Ivy S., Nov, 25 2022
He was very thorough with explaining my policy
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Jeremy J., Nov, 17 2022
Cause I like them
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Yunni G., Nov, 15 2022
Very nice people
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Elena V., Nov, 04 2022
Michael was very helpful. He gave me options. Gave great advice. Was very friendly. Explained everything I had questions about and overall helped me chose what was best for me.
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Chanel M., Oct, 15 2022
I received the best prices

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