By: McKinley McNair On: October 13, 2015 In: Blog, Uncategorized Comments: 0

1. How much should you tear out? Sometimes, you may not know exactly how much to tear out for various reasons. Know this: the cost of doing a little bit too much is much less than the cost of doing too little. You are often the first responder. Therefore...

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By: McKinley McNair On: September 21, 2015 In: Blog, Uncategorized Comments: 0

1. Not Doing Your Job. For most claims, the process should go smoothly for adjusters. They go to the loss site, scope the loss, write the estimate, write the report, and close the claim. When restoration companies are involved, with drying for example, the adjustment process will be delayed to...

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By: McKinley McNair On: September 16, 2015 In: Blog, Uncategorized Comments: 0

Considerations to make before making a first offer: If you know your Xactimate estimate is justifiable and can serve as a strong anchor, your estimate will pull the negotiation in your favor, and will help you achieve more desirable outcomes. What do we mean by a “strong anchor?” In...

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By: McKinley McNair On: September 08, 2015 In: Blog, Uncategorized Comments: 0

1. Make the first offer. The first offer gives you control of the negotiation. However, there are considerations that should be had before you make your estimate the first offer. These will be covered in a future blog post. 2. Create a strong anchor with your first estimate offer. Studies have shown...

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By: McKinley McNair On: August 31, 2015 In: Blog, Uncategorized Comments: 0

Dropbox: If you are not already using this software, you are losing. The cost is very low and it will ensure you can access your documents anywhere: laptop, phone, pc, and so on. It secondly acts as a de facto “backup” of your documents. Since, if your computer crashes, your...

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