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48 Replies and 28659 Views Newbie Questions Experienced Guys Please Help    28659  48 Started by  Medulus
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I am cutting and pasting this post by Alex which was posted on the Catastrophe Central Forums.&160; I moved it over here because of CADO's policy to post these types of questions only in the community forum.&160;&160;&160; &160;Alex wrote:&160; OK. Here I am. Just got my Georgia license (god, what a drag that was!) and ready to make millions &160; I've been in construcion for a few years (roofing estimator)&160; and dealt a lot with claim based construction work.&160; So, I just wante...
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by  TXADJump to last post
11/26/2018 11:06 AM
104 Replies and 71776 Views Need help getting started as a CAT adjuster    71776  104 Started by  BrianTonia
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&160;I am interested in becoming a CAT adjuster and need some pointers. &160;First off from reading the posts on this website it seems that attending an actual classroom is no better than just doing it online at home. &160;I want to get off on the right foot and make myself stand out so I can be successful.&160; Once I have done the training and receive my license what is the best avenue to take getting in as an independent adjuster with a company As an IA do you have to get your own hazar... :false
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by  MarcusJump to last post
02/25/2015 4:56 PM
68 Replies and 37023 Views Little bit of advice    37023  68 Started by  Erin123
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I am seeking a little bit of advice from some experienced adjusters. I currently sell Cadillacs and Hummers as everyone prolly knows the car business has not been the best. I have several friends that are adjusters and have done very well for themselves. I am wanting to know what is the best way for me to get into the business. I live in mobile al, and pilot is stationed here but you have to go through an evalution process to even be considered for employment. I am currently looking at several a...
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by  ruddyJump to last post
12/22/2014 12:45 AM
2 Replies and 11408 Views Repost: Just got 58 new claims, what do I do now?    11408  2 Started by  host First posted by Clayton Carr in the forum archive:  You can read the replies by clicking here and add your own replies if you wish to this thread. ---- Newt, here is a new thread for you or whoever else may be interested. Again, I emphasize that each topic like this should have its own identifiable thread, so as in the event that it develops into anything, and as a result has some future value, it can be found.Here is the scenario - stick within its framework - consider it 'real' and...
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by  DStin214Jump to last post
01/04/2013 11:24 AM
6 Replies and 11615 Views Typical Phases of Claim Pmt First 3 Years of an Adjuster's Career    11615  6 Started by  Catsvstrained Just a little insight to all new adjusters on what I have witnessed to be the progression of practice among new catastrophe adjusters in their first three years of claims work. Stage 1:  Demonstrated during in the first twelve months of career Mindset: “Conservative” Not comfortable with allowing for large dollar settlement. Willing to ignore scope of damage in order to keep settlement amounts low to avoid perceived internal conflict with employer.   Consequenc...
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by  claims_rayJump to last post
01/26/2012 9:55 AM
16 Replies and 14167 Views The Facts About Your First/Next Storm Claims Assignment by CCS LLC    14167  16 Started by  Catsvstrained Hello, My name is Kevin Kramer and I am the owner of Catastrophe Career Specialties LLC (a storm claims training company located in Houston Tx) . I am posting this information today in response to several questions that  are asked of me quite frequently with the sincerest hopes that it will help all of those waiting for their first or next storm claims assignment. A Little Bit About Me:  Eleven years experience as a catastrophe claims adjuster w/ State Farm Ins Companies (5 yrs sta...
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by  CatAdjusterXJump to last post
08/26/2011 2:31 AM
19 Replies and 11111 Views Getting a job.      11111  19 Started by  marcab Hello, I am a newly licensed adjsuter in NC. I have just completed basic and advance Xactimate training at Xactware in Utah. I have read some of these posts off and on for a couple of months and have come to the conclusion that most do not recommend newbees trying to land a Cat job. So my question is what is the best way to land an entry level daily claims job I am not in it to make a killing. I want to earn an honest living and I am willing to do whatever it takes to break into the adjusting ...
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by  brianlamothe@hotmail.comJump to last post
01/01/2010 11:46 PM
12 Replies and 5800 Views How to get started    5800  12 Started by  meyer27803 I WAS WONDERING IF THERE IS ANYONE WHO DOESN'T MIND HELPING SOMEONE WHO IS LICENSED BUT HAS NO EXPERIENCE.&160; EVERY WHERE I TURN THEY WANT SOME EXPERIENCE IN THE FIELD.&160; HOW DO YOU GET EXPERIENCE IF NO ONE WILL WORK YOU.&160; I AM NOT FOOLISH ENOUGH TO THINK THAT I CAN JUST JUMP OUT THERE AND GET THE SAME AS SOMEONE WHO HAS THE EXPERIENCE I JUST WANT THE CHANCE TO WORK.&160; IF ANY ONE CAN GIVE ME SOME HELPFUL ADVICE I WOULD APPRECIATE IT GREATLY.&160; HAVE EVERYTHING I NEED AND READY...
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by  BobHJump to last post
04/17/2008 8:32 PM
0 Replies and 222 Views Independent vs public adjuster?  222  0 Started by  mgpilot Hello everyone. I am new to the world of claims. I am reaching out for help with finding out in your opinion who makes more money. An indepedent adjuster or a public adjuster. I have a background in real estate sales and also as a general contractor. I am also considering gettting my roofing license. My wife and I are thinking of relocating from Chicago to California or Florida so in those markets what would be more profitable in your opinion Thank you in advance!
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02/11/2021 9:34 AM
0 Replies and 714 Views Need ride along/Mentor experience WPB Fl  714  0 Started by  MT180 Any Veterans in the West Palm Beach area that could help me  I just got a call from Alacrity/Worley, they marked me as deployable for Cat claims but before they give me SF daily claims in my area I need to have ride-along experience. I have my 620 License,Xactimate 1&2, AINS 21, Ethics 311, State Farm policy & Estimatics, 2hr NICTA training, several CE credits, webinars, and adjusting tools. Construction (jack of all trades)  Roofer Than... :No
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12/03/2020 1:44 PM
0 Replies and 1343 Views Start-up Expenses & Entry Level Positions  1343  0 Started by  Zakh So far my only experience has been one free webinar at AdjusterPro.com, some YouTube videos, and speaking to my own insurance agent as well as a friend who is a financial advisor and insurance salesman. I am trying to build a more realistic picture of what a career in adjusting, specifically CAT, is like. As a career, it seemed appealing to me since I am a full time Uber driver and my work schedule is flexible and I am not hard pressed to find a new job whatsoever (although I&39;d obviously lik... :No
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10/11/2020 10:17 AM
1 Replies and 1523 Views Cat adjuster vs residential home adjuster  1523  1 Started by  mgpilot Newbie here looking for advice, please. I am interested in representing homeowners with their insurance company to try and get claims paid for damages sustained by their houses or business. Is this the same as a cat adjuster or are those two different career paths/training/licensing processes Thank you! :No
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by  stormcrowJump to last post
09/17/2020 9:03 AM
0 Replies and 1121 Views What is Eagleview and will I need it in the field in addition to Xactimate?  1121  0 Started by  Crunchyhippo I"ve heard talk about Eagleview online, but I don&39;t know what it is. Do I have to have it as a field claims adjuster in addition to Xactimate If so, how does one get it :No
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08/25/2020 5:12 PM
0 Replies and 1043 Views Becoming a claims adjustor with a deferred adjudication on record  1043  0 Started by  mgpilot Hello everyone.  I am interested in becoming a claims adjuster in IL. I was wondering if anyone could please help me find out if I should invest the money and time to try and get licensed if I have a record of deferred adjudication. (I was charged with a felony but when I went to see the judge he said he would put me in probation and if I finished the probation successfully then they charge would be dismissed) I did finish the probation and the charge is dismissed. Technically I was never f... :No
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08/24/2020 2:25 PM
1 Replies and 1251 Views AIC or PTC  1251  1 Started by  MT180 Hey everyone, I&39;m new to the adjuster game and need some advice. I&39;m looking to get into daily property claims, I have no experience in claims. I have only passed my 6-20 all lines test in Florida,  Which would be a better start Associates in claims or Property technical certification. I know I have a long road ahead of me : )  Any advice would be greatly appreciated  Thanks, Mike   :No
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by  hostJump to last post
08/12/2020 12:10 PM
0 Replies and 1283 Views Phasing out  1283  0 Started by  wfenton Good Morning,  Recently I have noticed a chang in the way property claims are being estimated.  Statefarm is going all virtual, along with several other companies.  Adjusters are all sitting behind desk making a fraction of what field adjuster used to make.  I have adjuster friends stating that the field adjuster is a dying breed.  Thoughts comments  What is the next big move in insurance claim handeling  :No
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05/22/2020 10:10 AM
4 Replies and 4403 Views Is it as good as it sounds?  4403  4 Started by  AmyC I have been considering becoming a damage estimator and have done some research but I would like to speak to some estimators that are not affiliated with any training schools. For those who are estimators - if you could do it all over again, would you become an estimator Do you enjoy your job Do you really make $100k/year I come from a sales background and have a good paying job with great benefits...I just hate my job and sitting at a desk all day. I am looking for a job where it's somethi... :No
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by  joefriday2Jump to last post
04/20/2020 4:21 AM
0 Replies and 2473 Views Newly licensed  2473  0 Started by  mav1075@gmail.com Hello, I recently obtained the 6-20 license in Tampa, Florida.  I have a full time job (police officer), but would like a part time gig that will eventually lead to full time work when I retire in a few years.  Is there anyone in the area that could assist with any mentorship /  internship /  guidance  I am willing to work without pay if anyone is willing to show me the ropes and help me get started.  Any information would be appreciated.  Thank you :No
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01/08/2020 12:56 AM
0 Replies and 1616 Views New York Independent Adjuster License  1616  0 Started by  SBWeston I have passed my NY Gen Adjuster Exam 17-70. I am applying for my NY Adjuster License. Can anyone share their experiences with Surety Bonding Companies Who charges the lowest price Who will send the Bond certificate the fastest How long did it take from the date you submitted your application and paperwork to the date your license was issued. Thanks for any information. Susan :No
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12/14/2019 9:25 PM
0 Replies and 2016 Views Career advice  2016  0 Started by  mav1075@gmail.com Hello, I am a police offcer in the Tampa Bay area.  Given my schedule I only work about half of the month so I was seeking a job I could work the remainder of the time AND that would lead to a reliable source of income when I retire from the PD.  I was considering getting into this business.  My question is simple:  Is it realistic to think I can work in thie field either independantly or with a company on a part time basis   I have heard of some people locally that do ... :No
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09/17/2019 6:37 PM
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