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New Xactimate Line Items

New Xactimate Line Items

https://youtu.be/wGAvbUy0wDo Did you know you can see a list of all of the newest line items added to Xactimate? There's a Dashboard in Xactware's support site where you may view all of the new labor and materials that have been added in the last month and in previous...

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Save Your Note Templates with Click for Detail

Save Your Note Templates with Click for Detail

https://youtu.be/7MTrAhFChB0 In this video, I show how to add a Note Template to your line item to describe why that line item or another item on your estimate should be added. I also show how to start saving your Note Templates in a library so that you won't keep...

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University Walk through

University Walk through

https://youtu.be/9HY8jbXj19Y Stop leavning money on the table and wasting time in Xactimate! Learn how hundreds of Contractors who have gone through the XM8 Mastery University have seen increases of 25%+ being paid out on their estimates!

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How to Change Prices Correctly in Xactimate

How to Change Prices Correctly in Xactimate

https://youtu.be/si3OOk9a7Fg Are you ready for the next storm to hit? Pricing can fluctuate dramatically when a hurricane, hail or wind event hits - learn how to change the price in Xactimate so that you're not leaving Sales Tax on the table!

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How To Get Ridge And Starter Paid

How To Get Ridge And Starter Paid

https://youtu.be/6lXXf3EiX-A Most Contractors find that it is difficult to get an adjuster to add ridge and starter to a roofing estimate. Using a Waste Calculator is a great way to show, mathematically, why more material over and above the waste on the field shingle...

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The Fastest Way to Write and Estimate in Xactimate

The Fastest Way to Write and Estimate in Xactimate

https://youtu.be/vQDJQ2JE6lM I've taught hundreds of Contractors how to grow their businesses using Xactimate and I've found one common problem between them...they waste tons of time building their estimates because they don't know this one simple action.

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Getting Certified is Easy

Getting Certified is Easy

https://youtu.be/e2T1d-I6xqg Acheiving User Certification in Xactimate isn't hard to do - it just takes some practice. Let me show you what it takes to become Certified and watch as I walk through the Sketch for the exam prep.

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See how easy Interior Sketch can be!

See how easy Interior Sketch can be!

https://youtu.be/_8FaiLtd0tA Learning Interior Sketch will go a long way with an Adjuster when you're estimating for interior damage. There are many Contractors who do not know how to Sketch an interior room, much less add doors and windows. Adjusters appreciate when...

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Roof Sketch CAN be fun!

Roof Sketch CAN be fun!

https://youtu.be/6yRUzbfsVy8 Using Sketch in Xactimate can be fun and easy when you have the right skills in place. There are a lot of Contractors find this part of the software frustrating, but there are some really cool Roofs you can create if you know the...

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How accurate is Auto Calculate Waste?

How accurate is Auto Calculate Waste?

https://youtu.be/F5Y7BdETZDI Are you getting paid the correct amount of waste on your roof estimates? More and more Insurance Carriers are using the Auto Calculate setting in Xactimate to determine how much waste is paid on the field shingle - is this more accurate...

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How to correctly change prices

How to correctly change prices

https://youtu.be/cUZeJgiFFT0 Are you ready for the next storm to hit? Pricing can fluctuate dramatically when a hurricane, hail or wind event hits - learn how to change the price in Xactimate so that you're not leaving Sales Tax on the table!

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Don’t Short Your Estimate

Don’t Short Your Estimate

https://youtu.be/Lm37JIlHAco Are you sure you're not shorting your estimate? There's that awesome saying out there "you don't know what you don't know" and that perfectly describes those that start using Xactimate and don't know that they are leaving money behind....

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AMA: Mastermind Group

AMA: Mastermind Group

https://youtu.be/0Cnvkj6TH5U Join me live to ask any and all questions about the new XM8 Mastery Mastermind Group that I've just opened up to the doors for registration!

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AMA: Mastermind Group

AMA: Mastermind Group

https://youtu.be/0Cnvkj6TH5U Join me live to ask any and all questions about the new XM8 Mastery Mastermind Group that I've just opened up to the doors for registration!

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The #1 Mistake Contractors Make in Xactimate

https://youtu.be/5P9CWTiryTU I've worked with hundreds of Contractors using Xactimate and they all make one common mistake. Want to know what it is? Join me Live on Tues, June 23rd where I'll show you what you may have been doing wrong and how to fix this error so you...

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