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Mishandled claims or incorrect contracts can cost your company enormous amounts of time and money and can leave you feeling frustrated and stressed. And honestly, it’s wrong to not get paid if you’ve performed agreed upon services correctly.

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R&R Editor-in-Cheif Michelle Blevins hosts The Restoration Lawyer, Ed Cross about his efforts with RIA’s Advocacy & Government Affairs Committee

Xactware Founder, Bill Loveland, Responds to Questions from Ed Cross About Xactimate.

Xactware Founder, Bill Loveland, takes the stage at RIA’s 2019 Fire Summit after expressing a desire to set the record straight about what he had heard from AGA.

He agreed to take questions and responded to pointed questions from Ed Cross about the accuracy and stagnation of Xactimate prices, the imperfectness of their system, their intention that Xactimate prices only be used for “reference,” and Xactware’s commitment to work with RIA to improve the process.

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