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Thousands of homeowners at risk for low ball Xactimate estimates

Posted by Mark Paskell on Sat, Sep 16, 2017 @ 01:32 PM

As hurricanes Harvey and Irma wind down and Jose approaches New England, thousands of homeowners will soon face the prospects of dealing with insurance adjusters who write scope and price deficient repair estimates on the clandestine software known as Xactimate. The vast majority of insurance companies have adopted this one software program that is confusing to homeowners and contractors alike. Over 80% of all repair estimates will be written on this program. In lieu of Xactimate we recommend using Excel workbooks and the critical path method for figuring damage claims.

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Tags: insurance claims, estimating, estimates

10 New Year's Resolutions for Residential Contractors;

Posted by Mark Paskell on Fri, Jan 01, 2016 @ 10:35 PM

New Year's Resolutions for Residential Contrators from Attorney Andrea Goldman of Goldman Law 

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Tags: residential contractor, mass, legal, contracts, estimating