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The IA Path Podcast is the home for current and future auto damage appraisers and catastrophic auto hail adjusters.

The Independent Adjuster Podcast (IA Path) Chris Stanley

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The IA Path Podcast is the home for current and future auto damage appraisers and catastrophic auto hail adjusters.

    IA 161: How NOT to Get a Complaint Against You

    IA 161: How NOT to Get a Complaint Against You

    When inspecting a person's car, you need to be careful not to cause them to complain about you.

    Proper respect for a person and their car is called "Inspection Etiquette" and that is what we talk about on today's podcast.

    Check out our video episode at https://iapath.com/auto-ia-show/

    • 21 min
    IA 160: Catastrophe Adjuster Tools for Inspecting Hail Damaged Vehicles

    IA 160: Catastrophe Adjuster Tools for Inspecting Hail Damaged Vehicles

    As catastrophic independent auto adjusters and appraiser, we are faced with many challenges, but one of the biggest is seeing hail damage on vehicles while inspecting them outside in the sun.

    On today's episode Chris Stanley shows catastrophe and daily adjusters the difference between scoping with the naked eye, using a reflector sheet and scoping with a reflector board.

    Find out how to scope hail damage like the pros with today’s episode.

    • 15 min
    IA 159: Independent Adjuster Pay - Price vs Loyalty

    IA 159: Independent Adjuster Pay - Price vs Loyalty

    Your independent adjuster pay is determined greatly by two factors, the price that you charge and the loyalty that you earn.

    When you are first starting out it can make perfect sense to charge less, take lower-paying deployments or claims, just so you can get an opportunity to prove yourself. The hard part becomes raising your price to where you are no longer a bargain and pursuing higher-paying opportunities and firms.

    Learn how in today's episode

    • 23 min
    IA 158: How to Become an Independent Adjuster in 2020 Part 4

    IA 158: How to Become an Independent Adjuster in 2020 Part 4

    In the conclusion of our 4 parts series "How to Become an Independent Adjuster in 2020" Chris Stanley walks you through the actual steps, he teaches the students of his high-end mentorship programs.

    Whether you are interested in traveling, handling local daily claims, auto or property this episode will tell you what you can do to end up where you want to go.

    • 31 min
    IA 157: How to Become an Independent Adjuster in 2020 Part 3

    IA 157: How to Become an Independent Adjuster in 2020 Part 3

    You need to change your strategy if you want to become an independent adjuster in 2020.

    To understand how to change your strategy and how to play the game you FIRST must understand the rules of the game. In this episode, Chris covers the five major rules to become an IA and how to use them to your advantage.

    • 24 min
    IA 156: How to Become an Independent Adjuster in 2020 Part 2

    IA 156: How to Become an Independent Adjuster in 2020 Part 2

    You know you want to become an independent adjuster, but do you know what is ACTUALLY going to take to become a successful IA?

    On today's podcast, Chris Stanley dives into the four major things you need to have correct expectations on,

    1. The Pay of an Independent Adjuster
    2. How Long it Takes to Become an Independent Adjuster
    3. How Difficult it Can Be to Become an Independent Adjuster
    4. How Much it Costs to Become an Independent Adjuster

    • 29 min

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