Common Estimating Errors

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By John Postava;  First posted in the forum.

"They say there have been more mistakes made by computers than Tequila and Hand Guns combined.  That being said, with the help of one of the top trainers at Vale National Training Center we published a white paper on what we feel are some of the top ...

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Insurance Company Exposure By State (Hurricane)

Anyone know of a website that will depict which insurance company's are at greatest risk due to Hurricane?  Possibly a scenario such as if hurricane struck here, what insurance company's would be

Posted: 08/30/2010 5:15 PM Replies: 7

Sample Poll

A poll must have a question and options or choices.

Posted: 06/06/2008 6:00 PM Replies: 2

Granite Counter Top Prices

Using Xactimate the price for granite counter tops start arount $82.00 Sq Ft. My question is Home Depot is charging around $58.00 Sq Ft Installed. Why the price difference ?

Posted: 05/01/2007 1:10 PM Replies: 5

UPP Inventory Cos.

If possible, please direct me to a company or service that can inventory the complete contents of a 4,000 S.F. custom built home. This is a unique complex claim that the homeowners refuse to do the in

Posted: 01/07/2009 12:41 PM Replies: 6

Deployment based on experience

Hi everyone, I'm new to the auto adjusting field. Adjusters are being deployed now to the recent hail storms. So if independent adjusting firms deploy their adjusters based on experience or how they a

Posted: 03/26/2009 7:01 PM Replies: 6

Adding sublimit deductibles

I am studying xactimate 28. When entering sublimits, which do not get deductibles added? do I make the deductibles coverage specific or leave the deductible on dwelling then get covered by the rest?

Posted: 04/30/2016 11:35 AM Replies: 0

E&O Info

Hope this is in the correct forum. Can anyone give me some companies they know of that I can contact that provide affordable E&O Coverage for property adjusters?  Thanks a bunch.

Posted: 02/09/2007 10:44 AM Replies: 8

WriteLoss-Xactimate writing company

Has anyone heard of or used for writing Xactimate reports? How was your experience with them? Did they really have 24-48 hour turn around on your reports as advertised? Were the repo

Posted: 04/10/2018 4:20 PM Replies: 0

Why can't I access anything in the "adjusters den" section?

I can read and post to everything but the "adjusters den" section? Why is that?

Posted: 01/20/2010 9:38 AM Replies: 2

Steel Building Information

Here is a diagram of a steel building and its components. If you are not familiar with steel building components, review the drawing and read the article. I hope this helps some of you.   htt

Posted: 03/04/2009 6:43 AM Replies: 4

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