"Don't run before you walk."
Your apartment building is affected by a citywide flood or maybe a fire that makes the local news. You file an insurance claim and soon realize this is a bigger job than expected and you need professional help. You begin interviewing public adjusters and attorneys you are interested in hiring.
All of a sudden, everyone starts throwing numbers, strategies and promises at you. It becomes too much, and you just want to stick your head in the sand. This is the point when you stop talking to everyone.
Sit down and lay out everyone's offer.
The point of hiring an experienced professional is to relieve your stress and help make better decisions.
To help make this decision less overwhelming, here are some thoughts to keep in mind when you are about to hire a public adjuster or attorney.