EP 163 – How to NOT get wrecked by Insurance Companies with David Melzer

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Have you ever felt shortchanged by an insurance claim on your property? You are not alone! Joining Mike and Dan today on Collecting Keys Podcast is David Melzer, a public insurance adjuster with expertise in advocating for property owners as they battle insurance companies for a better payout. He explains the role of public adjusters and the complexities of insurance claims, including why many insurance companies give lowball estimates and mistakes policy holders make when dealing with insurance companies.

Having previously worked for insurance companies, David has a unique perspective on the claims process that can help you navigate the challenges of insurance claims. For example, he shares why claims can be so difficult to get resolved and changes in the industry that may impact you.

This episode is a must-listen for anyone with insurance, but especially real estate investors. Tune in to learn how a public adjuster can help you get more money on your next claim!


Topics discussed in this episode:

  • The role of public insurance adjusters
  • Why insurance companies give such lowball estimates
  • Challenges in the insurance claims process
  • Dos and don’ts of dealing with insurance companies
  • How to vet potential public adjusters
  • Why insurance companies are leaving some states
  • David’s crazy experience with property management
  • The benefits of hiring a public adjuster

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