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3 Replies and 7651 Views HAAG Roof Inspecting Seminar  7651  3 Started by  BStevens Would love to go, but...875.00&160; Seems like there is a book available.&160; Does anyone remember
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03/15/2010 10:24 PM
1 Replies and 4282 Views Official NFIP certification guidelines  4282  1 Started by  RandyC Can someone point out an url for 'official' NFIP certification guidelines.&160;
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by  hostJump to last post
03/15/2010 9:30 AM
2 Replies and 4503 Views Public Adjuster wanting to switch license to Independent Adjuster  4503  2 Started by  DebiAvocato Hi, I am currently a Public Insurance Adjuster with the state of Florida.&160; I am not too happy with my current standing as a PA, and have been contemplating for over a year now becoming an Independent Adjuster.&160; I really believe this would be a better fit for me.&160; However, after working on claims for 3 years as a PA, I am really not sure how to make that leap.&160; I know that I have to inform the state that I would like to transfer my license, and that I already have the training...
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03/11/2010 6:25 PM
12 Replies and 5983 Views How to increase chances of getting called when you have no experience?  5983  12 Started by  fonewiz I have no experience adjusting and no related background experience such as the construction field etc.   Can anyone recommend any ways to increase my chances of getting signed on with some companies and then getting called up when the storms hit   My plans right now are:   1- Get my Texas All Lines Adjuster's License 2- Get Xactimate certified 3- Look for a local adjuster to ride with on local adjusting claims (at least a few) 4- Work on getting my Texas Real Est...
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03/11/2010 4:58 PM
14 Replies and 4197 Views licensing for Chile  4197  14 Started by  reisenweaver Does anyone know the licensing requirements for Chile
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03/02/2010 8:43 AM
1 Replies and 3228 Views Who should I work for on my first, second, third storm  3228  1 Started by  Ray Hall If you have close friends or family in good standing try to get on with the same vendor. If you have a chance to work for a carrier 'that you have a certification with' work for this carrier with the 'best' vendor you can find. Who are the best vendors, I will not name them but this form is replete with vendors who are not good. Contact all that have you on the list and ask your place in line, then ask for a copy of the sub-contractors contract by email. Stay away from the vendors whose contrac...
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by  Ray HallJump to last post
02/21/2010 11:32 PM
4 Replies and 2912 Views Law Classes for Cont. Ed.  2912  4 Started by  RJortberg I am looking for some recommendations for good law classes for the 10 hour Florida continuing education renewal requirement.&160;&160;Any thoughts appreciated as to a good vendor or a quality class that was of interest. Thanks, Rich J.
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02/16/2010 11:03 AM
1 Replies and 3068 Views Job and Training  3068  1 Started by  jonesadjuster Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 ...
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02/12/2010 3:46 PM
2 Replies and 6559 Views criminal background check for TDI  6559  2 Started by  jcliff Hi Everyone,&160; I just completed my Texas Pre-Licensing, Xactimate and Basic Adjusting Class.&160; My question pertains to the criminal background check for the TDI.&160; I used to live in Texas and had my background for Texas done while I was in Dallas.&160; I now live in Colorado and had my fingerprints done locally at the Sheriffs office, but they didn't do background checks.&160; The TDI application says to send $34.95 and they do the background check.&160; If I do this who do I make...
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02/08/2010 3:35 PM
5 Replies and 3469 Views Insurance Adjuster Kills Pet Deer  3469  5 Started by  ddreisbach Brandon Eugene Gregory pleaded guilty in August to a felony charge of taking a wildlife resource without landowner consent,&160;and was sentenced Thursday to 18 months in state jail.&160; In November 2008 Gregory&160;jumped the fence at the Bear Creek Wildlife Park in West Houston&160;and was charged by&160;'Mr Buck'&160;when he was about 15 feet away. &160;He said that after the deer pinned him to the ground with his antlers, he stabbed the animal with a knife. He later used the knife an...
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02/07/2010 4:02 PM
7 Replies and 7195 Views Chances of Deployment  7195  7 Started by  virgo39 Now that I have become SF certified and licensed, companies seem to be willing to put you on their roster.&160; But......what happens next Do they put everyone that applies on their roster&160; How do you increase your chance of actually getting deployed
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01/27/2010 11:32 AM
1 Replies and 2721 Views Arizona License  2721  1 Started by  jpendergrass I reside in Indiana and an&160; IA &160;adjusters license is not required, However I have a Non resident&160; IA adjusters license in Florida, Texas,&160; and many other states. Have gotten different responses to work in Arizona.&160; Does anyone know what is required for an IA adjuster to work in Arizona, if the HOME state does not have licensing &160; Thanks
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01/26/2010 12:51 PM
1 Replies and 3079 Views Texas Continuing Ed  3079  1 Started by  mtsuka73 &160;I have been out on medical leave for a year and a half. I have my Texas non resident's license. Can anyone recommend a reputable source for my Texas CE credits. I wish to keep my license should my health recover. Thanks.&160;
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01/26/2010 11:36 AM
2 Replies and 3291 Views Independent insurance  3291  2 Started by  dmourer As a new independent adjuster what insurance do I need and best place to purchase
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01/26/2010 7:45 AM
11 Replies and 4444 Views obtaining multiple state Licenses and bonding  4444  11 Started by  Goldust Can anyone tell me if I need to apply to about a dozen states separately or is there a company who gets you licensed in the states you choose Also what is involved in getting the bonding for the states that require them
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01/23/2010 2:39 PM
7 Replies and 3961 Views Training Companies  3961  7 Started by  marcab Has anyone heard of Farm Bureau Tech What kind of reputation does this company have Are they nationally recognized by the big carriers and large IA companies for their training capabilities Would you recommend them for training I have been advised by a few IA companies to get additional training but I don't know if I should stick with Vale or Crawford&160;or go with a little cheaper training facility. I know cheaper isn't necessarily better or worse, but more expensive isn't necessarily bet...
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01/17/2010 12:42 PM
3 Replies and 4517 Views IA Firms  4517  3 Started by  marcab I would like to know if anyone has worked for Frontier Adjusters They are a franchise IA company all over the US with over 200 locations. My question is how reputable are they and who do they adjust claims for Would you reccommend becoming an independent for them if possible Thanks for the feedback. marcab
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by  Tim_JohnsonJump to last post
01/14/2010 6:45 AM
0 Replies and 3263 Views Info on cat firm?  3263  0 Started by  descher Anyone have any information on S&S Training Services&160; They posted under the Classifieds section and have not been responsive to emails.&160; They offer a tremendous amount of services but seem new as I have never seen their website until they posted here.&160; They are having a conference in February and I was wondering if the owner might have been a splinter from another firm or who they work claims for.&160;&160; Anybody work for them Thanks! &160;
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01/12/2010 1:01 PM
6 Replies and 3498 Views Training Schools  3498  6 Started by  marcab Let me start out by saying I know this question has probably been asked before. However, I don't have the time to go back and read all the questions and answers to find the best answer to my question. I would like to know if it makes a difference whether a person has been trained at Vail or Crawford or ACI or USStaffing or whomever when trying to obtain a daily claims position with a carrier I am attempting to get my foot in the door in a trainee position with a national carrier like Travelers...
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by  Ray HallJump to last post
01/08/2010 11:54 AM
1 Replies and 2871 Views Conference attandance  2871  1 Started by  freebob With new and expensive conferences being schuduled into this new year, they become difficult to attend due to the expenses when there has been no work to speak of to be able to afford the conference fees, hotel, transportation and lodging. It will be obvious that attendance will be down this year. If we are unable to attend a conference than we, as adjusters, pay the price for not showing an interest in a particular CAT company. It's not that we aren't interested especially with the much needed ...
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01/05/2010 4:40 PM
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