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5 Replies and 5801 Views Training  5801  5 Started by  stephie76 I have been looking at the list of training classes on Have any of you taken them Which are the best ones Is it worth it to buy the lifetime membership since I am a newbie   Thanks!   Steph
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by  Jud G.Jump to last post
09/11/2007 1:36 PM
8 Replies and 18778 Views us staffing  18778  8 Started by  coledurango has anyone gone through the us staffing school in irving texas. I'm wanting to get into cat adjustment and have no experience, just wondering if this class is the way to go, and what kind of luck has anyone attending this 11 day school had in getting a job with local companies doing day claims. All other info on getting started would be appreciated as well thanks stacy hudson 910-890-6030
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by  RedAdjusterJump to last post
09/10/2007 7:17 PM
9 Replies and 4471 Views App Developer needs some advice  4471  9 Started by  gglover Hi there - I am not an adjuster.  I'm a custom software developer and I'm trying to help out a family member who is involved with independent adjusting. The fieldwork part of things is apparently much less a problem than the preparation of the data which is submitted to the insurers. I happened upon your forums discussing Xactimate and others, and am hoping to get some insight as to how to streamline the process.  I did see a brief demo of Xactimate and can see how that could easily...
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by  Ray HallJump to last post
09/05/2007 11:06 AM
7 Replies and 12111 Views American Family Certification  12111  7 Started by  MMELLC Does anyone have information on Am Fam Certification I would like to take the cert. as I am in an area with a large saturation of Am Fam policies. Thanks for any info.
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by  slc.stormJump to last post
09/05/2007 1:34 AM
4 Replies and 4723 Views Adjuster's Training Xctimate Class Referrals??  4723  4 Started by  texasbbj I have just read one question posted about referrals for Adjusters  I would greatly appreciate it if there are any others out there that may have taken their XACTIMATE class.  They have a upcoming class and I would need to get registered soon, so any replies would be again, greatly appreciated.  Good, bad or indifferent.  Thanks in advance.
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by  DougJump to last post
08/16/2007 1:43 PM
0 Replies and 4957 Views Wardlaw Beginning Xactimate  4957  0 Started by  mossback Has anyone taken the beginning xactimate class put on by Wardlaw Claims in Waco  It is a two day course covering the basics.  They also have a 3 day course for the advanced stuff.  Any input would be appreciated.  Thank you in advance for your time. Jeremy
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08/15/2007 11:27 PM
40 Replies and 12805 Views The reverse side of FICUS TREE  12805  40 Started by  Ray Hall
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A very qualifed adjuster knows one adjuster one house (ojoh) can be impoved on. His company/vendor rules are OJOH. Will this work He/She has a staff that sets 20 inspection per day. The adjuster inspects the house with a non licensed assistant. He dictates the scope and leaves it with the assistant, who does the measurements and photographs.The assistant takes the recording and all measuments back to the office. A puter person does the estimate. The adjuster takes assistant 2 to house 2 and d...
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by  Ray HallJump to last post
04/11/2007 10:00 PM
9 Replies and 5253 Views Minnesota License  5253  9 Started by  John_Pendergrass Recently applied for a Minnesota IA license, I thought that the reprocity from Florida or Texas, would be enough, received a letter that I must take an exam, problem is the exams are in Minnesota, anyone else had this problem  Anyone have any ideas other than a looong drive and a couple of days, thanks, John Pendergrass, imalearthlink,net
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by  pastromquistJump to last post
04/07/2007 1:58 AM
12 Replies and 9454 Views US Staffing Adjusting Services  9454  12 Started by  USCatAdjuster I recently spent 3 weeks at the US Staffing Adjusting Service training facility. I enrolled in their "Surviving the Storm, Adjusting 101", Xactimate I, Xactimate II Advanced Sketch and Texas All-Lines Pre-Licensing courses. From the moment I arrived, I was welcomed with open arms. The training in the 101 course was great. We covered everything from how to set up for deployment, what do do once you are there and how to scope, report and estimate damages. This four day course is a MUST f...
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by  Jud G.Jump to last post
03/29/2007 10:41 AM
10 Replies and 4608 Views IMS Training CAT Training Center  4608  10 Started by  marc30  I am about to take a Adjuster 101 from US staffing,but since I am in Orlando FL this guys are closer to me.If anybody has any inputs on this facility,it will help me decide . Thank you.
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by  DimechimesJump to last post
03/22/2007 12:50 PM
17 Replies and 5234 Views Texas all lines.  5234  17 Started by  nwest I would like some feed back from anyone who has attended a TAL class.  I am looking for something that will do a little more than teach me how to pass the test.  Thank you in advance, for any info.
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by  sbeau4014Jump to last post
03/07/2007 7:57 PM
8 Replies and 9711 Views State Farm Certification  9711  8 Started by  cez13 I was just wondering if anybody knows a GOOD company or how to go about and get a State Farm Certification. Or any other certifications that may be needed for a newbie. Thanks for atking the time and reading
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by  FishheadJump to last post
02/22/2007 9:31 PM
3 Replies and 4773 Views Pilot PA Evaluation Program  4773  3 Started by  JConnolly I do not have prior storm experience, but will be attending Pilot's Property Adjuster Evaluation Program this weekend.  I would greatly appreciate tips/advice from anyone who has completed the evaluation process - what to prepare for.  While I have completed several training courses, I likely will be competing with experienced adjusters.  I need any help I can get.  Thanks in advance. Jim - Frisco, TX
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by  margar1Jump to last post
02/14/2007 10:40 PM
11 Replies and 5721 Views Which Training School?  5721  11 Started by  brighton With all the training schools out there, which schools do you feel offer the most for the hard earned money you will spend I see folks wanting to get into the business or want to increase their knowledge to be better adjusters. It would be beneficial for these folks to have a good idea which schools provide a solid skills/training school versus those that are in it for the money and are not in it to instruct and train which you find out after you get there and you money is already spent....
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by  adjyurclaimJump to last post
02/02/2007 3:03 AM
5 Replies and 4875 Views Training - Winter Claims  4875  5 Started by  host This is a forum transfer, posted by Sally Davidson,   'Would someone please tell me whom (adjusting firms, insurance companies)  offers winter storm training  '
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by  Ray HallJump to last post
01/12/2007 5:32 PM
1 Replies and 8043 Views AIC or other Profession Designation for Adjusters  8043  1 Started by  ElectronicWarlords Has anyone out there found the need to get an AIC certification  it is from  It is a grand total of 4 classes for the designation and it is similar to the underwriter designation of CPCU.  I am thinking about doing it just so I have the designation but it is a whopping $1500 mostly for the testing.  Have any of the Cat. firms requested this or do they even know about it  I am a commercial adjuster who has been in the business for nearly 10 years no...
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by  mbrew.2Jump to last post
12/31/2006 7:07 PM
5 Replies and 10264 Views Heavy Equipment Appraising training  10264  5 Started by  MarcP Does anyone here know of any training schools that will teach you how to appraise heavy equipment (like loaders, excavators, dozers, forklifts, etc)    
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by  MarcPJump to last post
12/21/2006 3:26 PM
3 Replies and 5019 Views State Licensing-im losing my mind  5019  3 Started by  Angus99 I reside in Virginia, where it is not necessary to be licensed as a claims adjuster.  I need to get a state license to handle claims for a specific i/a.  I have searched the forums and have not found any answers/suggestions. My reserach, via the net, shows that i can apply as a Non-resident.  If i have read correctly, the Texas License is $450.  Does anybody know of any other states that are cheaper Did i read correctly that there is an internet class in Florida that c...
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by  DimechimesJump to last post
12/06/2006 10:26 PM
6 Replies and 5413 Views NADO-USAA  5413  6 Started by  JimGary I have just taken the USAA certification test through NADO in Dallas. I have read the previous post saying that 'everyone failed' in Orlando. I have to say this 'class' was very good. The test is basic knowledge, things every adjuster (even newbies) should know before calling themselves adjusters. I have never worked for NADO, but the class was well run. I know sone people just do not test well, but this test was very basic and should be a breeze for anyone with the 3 years experience req...
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10/24/2006 10:08 AM
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