Third Quarter (3Q) 2008 Price List Update Now Available

 — July 2, 2008 — 

Third Quarter (3Q) 2008 Price List updates for more than 460 regions in the United States and Canada are now available for download. Customers can view specific changes to the Price Lists by logging in to the eService Center.

Rising costs of fuel have increased overhead costs for nearly every type of repair.

A summary of the increases in this publication are as follows (National Average increases which have been reported since the April 1st publication):

  USA Canada
Building materials overall 1.1% 1.3%
25 yr composition roof shingles 31% 26%
Billable labor rates 2.1% 1.8%
Overall cost increases (labor & material) 1.7% 1.7%






Additionally, Xactware has contacted hundreds of contractors and service providers across North America to determine the actual impact from increased fuel costs during the past quarter. As a result, billable retail labor rates have been checked to ensure a minimum increase has occurred. Click here to read the full story on Xactware’s eService Center in the Helpful Downloads section.

Customers can view specific changes to the price lists by logging in to the eService Center. XactAnalysis customers can view specific changes to the price lists by viewing the Quarterly Price List Changes report in the Industry Trend Reports section. This same report can be found in the Featured Highlights section of the eService Center.

About Xactware

Xactware Solutions, Inc. ("Xactware") is a wholly owned subsidiary of ISO specializing in the property insurance, remodeling and restoration industries. Xactware's technology tools include software estimating programs for PCs and tablet PCs, as well as powerful online systems for replacement-cost calculations, estimate tracking and data trending in real time.

For more information, please visit www.xactware.com.

About ISO
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