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Property Examiner

The Property Examiner course is a 1-week class focused on teaching file reviewers, desk adjusters, and examiners how to review completed estimates on damaged residential buildings which have been prepared by other adjusters.  Classroom lecture on building materials, scoping issues, and analyzing claim estimates are the tools utilized in this class.$0$0$0$0$0$0$0While students do not write estimates in this 1-week course, real claim estimates are used to help prepare desk adjusters to find common errors made by field adjusters relating to misidentifying building materials, measuring, procedural mistakes, misapplication of estimating software, and other scoping errors.   In addition, attendees will discuss current issues related to water mitigation, lead and asbestos in certain building materials. $0

Continuing Education Units: Texas 15 hours$0Delaware 15 hours$0Mississippi 15 hours$0Indiana 15 hours$0Georgia 15 hours$0Oklahoma 15 hours$0Tennessee 15 hours$0Florida 24 hours$0North Carolina 6 hours$0CANADA$0Manitoba 12 hours$0British Columbia 8 hours

Duration: 1 Week
Price: $1,795.00
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Audience: $0This one week class is designed for the file reviewer, desk adjuster, or property examiner who does not write estimates but needs to understand residential property estimates written by field adjusters and have the skill to review these estimates for a variety of technical errors.  In this class, attendees will not write estimates but review claim estimates prepared by other adjusters.  The primary teaching tool is lecture and property estimates review.$0

Syllabus:

Introduction
Scoping defined, estimate sequence, diagrams, photographs.

Construction trades, calculating debris removal, and application of minimum charges.

Interior


Drywall, textures, paint, paneling, moldings, cabinets, countertops. 

Types of materials and pricing factors.
Doors, Windows, Glass

Types of materials and pricing factors.

Energy Star window ratings.

Flooring


Wood, carpet, and vinyl.

Guidelines for drying floors.

Exterior


Roofing, exterior claddings, fences, insulation.

Aerial imagery 101: what it is, sample reports, applications, pros and cons.$0

Sorting Estimates


The importance of sorting estimates.

Water Mitigation 101

Classes and categories of water damage, principles of drying, assessing mitigation invoices.$0Estimating Platforms 101

Key differences in major platforms.

Dates:

Event Date Location Time Classroom
8/25/2014 Vale Central - Texas 8:30 AM 1
12/1/2014 Vale East - Pennsylvania 8:30 AM 2

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