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Homeowners and Auto Insurance in Maquoketa, Delmar, and Eastern IA 

Nissen Caven Insurance

We’re an insurance and real estate agency that delivers individually tailored and cost-efficient policies and plans and also home buying and home selling solutions.  Also, we have agents who are caring, knowledgeable, and thorough.  We’ve served individuals and businesses in Maquoketa and throughout Eastern Iowa for more than 80 years, and we’re proud of it.  We’ll continue to serve individuals and businesses because we love it.

We treat our clients like family, and this means that we do whatever it takes to make clients happy.  Whether it's scouring policies in order to ensure that there are no gaps in coverage or working closely with insurance companies in order to ensure that clients get what’s deserved in the events of claims, we ensure that clients have what they need.


Insurance Offerings that suit you

We have access to many A-rated carriers, and this is one reason why we offer a wide variety of insurance options, which are personal and also commercial.  Also, we’re very experienced real estate providers, and this means that we can provide real estate services that help virtually anyone.

For individuals, we have homeowners, auto, personal umbrella, and recreational vehicle insurance options, and we also have many other personal insurance options.  Whether one is accumulating wealth or protecting assets, we can help him or her.

Our business program can keep almost any commercial enterprise in Iowa protected, and this program provides many insurance options, including business owners policies (BOPs), general liability insurance, and workers compensation.  We have specially designed programs for businesses in more than 25 different industries, and we can select coverages from these programs in order to make any policy or plan complete.

To learn more about our insurance offerings, please visit our products page.  To learn more about our real estate offerings, please contact an agent


Additional Insurance Information

·        Iowa Insurance Information and Resources (The Iowa Insurance Division)

·        Insurance Buyer’s Guides (The National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC))

·        Small Business Insurance Details and Resources (The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA))

Our Location

Nissen Caven Insurance

111 West Platt ST.
Maquoketa, IA 52060

Phone Number:

Main office: 563-275-3624
Toll free: 800-310-5171
Fax: 563-652-5173

Office Hours:

Mon: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tues: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wed: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thurs: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Fri: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sat: Closed
Sun: Closed


Accommodating, professional, helpful, and quick. Very comfortable experience and I was impressed by their capabilities. Highly recommended.

Brad M.
I feel lucky to have found an agent willing to provide this level of service. No need to look anywhere else!

Michelle D.
Over the years we’ve never once had to worry about our coverage. My husband and I are long-time customers and proud to be.

Carol S.
Surprisingly flexible and in-touch with my needs as a small business owner. Can’t ask for more.

Spencer F.
They have strong ties with the community, and it shows. It’s nice to do business with people that really show they care about you and your family.

Susan T.