Xactimate for Roofers

Following a hailstorm or other weather event, a roofer is one of the first people out talking with the homeowner, vying for their business. Many roofing companies use the software Xactimate for scoping and costing out the work to be done. While Xactware didn’t create a specific Xactimate for Roofers, the software is what most…

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Why Become an Insurance Adjuster – Part 2 Minimal Education Requirements

Career education fees can seem daunting.  A year of college will run most over $15,000.  A college degree will run you $50,000 or more!  However, your new career investment as an insurance adjuste is minimal.  Pluls the high earning potential far exceeds the investment. Credit Hours Most college degrees require at least 120 Credit hours. …

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Why A Texas Adjuster License Is So Popular

Many people want to know why the Texas Adjuster License is considered the Holy Grail of adjuster licenses. Let’s take a moment to break things down for those of you wanting to know how to become an insurance adjuster. 1)    Texas has been well recognized by other states and has reciprocity with every state that…

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California and Hurricanes

Adjusters tend to pay attention to the weather across the United States a bit more than most people.  One of the first things you’ll begin to see is weather patterns and how they affect where adjusters are working. Hurricanes affect the gulf coast states of Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama and Florida.  Hail affects the middle…

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Tornados, Tropical Storms and Hurricane Season

June 1st was the official “opening” of hurricane season and already we have a storm forming in the Gulf right after we’ve seen multiple tornadoes ravaging the Midwest. Many adjusters are already busy with the hail and tornados the Midwest has already experienced this spring.  There are so many events that don’t make national news,…

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Why It’s Good To Be A Texas Insurance Adjuster

Many people have never heard of CAT adjusting. CAT is the short version of catastrophe.  A CAT adjuster is one who goes out after storms such as Hurricane Sandy and adjusts claims for companies whose insureds have experienced property damage.  In the industry, this is also referred to as an independent adjuster. Independent adjusters can…

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