Loss and Site Analysis
Perform initial review of the supplied file documentation including
photographs, adjuster’s log, contractor’s estimates, plans and
specifications and all correspondence.
Perform investigative review of building department records, tax
assessment records and other historical information related to the site.
Inspect, photograph and measure loss site including verification of
dimensions and condition of subject structure(s) and foundation(s).
Evaluate other elements that may impact repair costs.
Develop Full Replacement Cost Estimate
Generate On-Line Property Profile Reports (if available)
In many areas of the
country, tax assessment information is available for specific properties
via internet services. In some instances, this has proven to be a
valuable, additional source of information regarding a given building's
Research on Local Pricing
local material and equipment suppliers, and/or contractors to obtain
unit pricing and availability of products and determine contractor
discounts vs. retail pricing.
Plan Take-Off (when necessary)
dimensions and verify corresponding quantities of all applicable
foundation information, exterior and interior wall components, flooring
systems, roofing systems, finishes, and utilities.