Choose precision over rough estimates with our affordable building cost-estimating services! Get the most accurate figures for your home building needs, delivered with the fastest turnaround time. Whether it's new construction, renovation, remodeling, or improvements, our precise building estimating services cover all phases - from planning and design to detailed construction document estimates. Every home is unique in size, style, and quality, making accurate estimates crucial for your project's success.

Able Estimating is your one-stop solution for all your estimating needs. You can rely on us for highly precise detailed building cost estimates and quantity takeoffs, starting from ballpark value based on square footage cost to a detailed construction document estimate. Our building cost estimators are proficient with the latest tools and software to approach the right building cost estimates and employ zip code-based pricing for material and labor using RSMeans and Craftsman. We follow the strict guidelines of certified American estimators organizations like the American Association of Cost Engineers (AACE) and the Australian Institute of Quantity Surveyors (AIQS) for our building estimating services

We guarantee:

  1. Accurate and detailed building cost estimates with marked-up plans.
  2. The fastest turnaround times of 24 to 36 hours for residential estimates through our building cost estimating services.
  3. Affordable estimates with an average of $200.
  4. Estimates that comply with international standards.
  5. Monthly packages starting from $1500, saving 60% of your in-house estimating expenses.
  6. Over 85% bid-hit ratio.
  7. 24/7 available support.

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Looking for reliable professional estimating services? We are here to assist you! Call us at 12345678 Alternatively, you can click the link below to upload your plans and receive a quote within the next 5 minutes.

For what types of projects do we offer Home Building Cost Estimating services?

Our team has extensive expertise in delivering estimates for challenging home building projects, including:

  • Custom homes
  • Modular homes
  • Townhomes
  • Home additions
  • Home upgrades & improvements
  • Remodeling
  • Renovations

How do we deliver our building estimating services to serve our clients?

Residential estimating constitutes a significant portion of our workload. Our clientele includes residential contractors, developers, investors, lenders, home builders, owners, architects, and vendors.

We provide Homebuilders and residential contractors with preliminary budget estimates, enabling them to provide an initial price to their clients for discussing design preferences and budget considerations. Our expertise lies in offering highly dependable building cost estimates and preliminary assessments, utilizing square footage costs to provide fixed prices to clients. This approach ensures that there are no unexpected cost fluctuations during the construction process, providing clients with peace of mind.

Homeowners, home builders, and contractors rely on our accurate budget estimates for initial budgeting, fair pricing evaluations, material procurement, labor planning, and negotiations. Additionally, we offer drafting and design services when drawing plans are unavailable.

Architectural design firms seek our assistance throughout the design phase to ensure adherence to budget limits and to explore a multitude of design variations.

Subcontractors specializing in various trades, including lumber, drywall, painting, flooring, plumbing, HVAC, and more, approach us for highly accurate and quick bid estimates. These estimates play a crucial role in winning bid proposals, setting profitable profit margins, and efficiently managing material and labor procurement. Additionally, based on demand, we provide support in strategic bidding, markup setting, and managing bidding network profiles during our building cost estimating services.

Our building cost-estimating services encompass a wide range of offerings:

  1. Preliminary estimates, budget estimates, design estimates, and bid estimates.
  2. Feasibility reports.
  3. Procurement and change order management.
  4. Legal claims support.
  5. Consultation for filing proposals.
  6. Project scheduling.
  7. New project leads.
  8. Subcontractor marketing.
  9. CAD drafting.

What does our home building cost estimating services entail?

Our estimators carefully review the clients’ drawing plans and use advanced software like Planswift for on-screen takeoff. Using a point-and-click method, they measure quantities and categorize all costs, including materials and labor, according to CSI divisions with separate line items for each floor. The final takeoffs are delivered in EXCEL sheets, available in formats such as CSI MasterFormat, uniformat, or customized as per our client’s preferences.

Our home building cost estimating services are flexible and tailored to meet the unique specifications of our clients. In general, the following takeoffs are commonly included:

  1. Concrete takeoff: Covers foundation, driveway, sidewalk, paving, and more.
  2. Masonry takeoff: Includes walls and piers.
  3. Lumber takeoff: Encompasses structure, millwork, and carpentry.
  4. Thermal & moisture protection takeoff: Accounts for roof and wall insulation.
  5. Openings takeoff: Includes doors and windows.
  6. Interior/exterior finishes takeoff: Covers drywall, painting, flooring, roofing, wall and pier finishes.
  7. Other specialties takeoff: Encompasses stairs, toilet accessories, kitchen equipment, and furnishings.
  8. Plumbing takeoff: Accounts for various fixtures.
  9. Mechanical takeoff: Includes exhaust fans, HVAC systems, etc.
  10. Electrical takeoff: Encompasses lighting, alarms, detectors, ceiling fans, TV cables, etc.
  11. Sitework takeoff: Covers site preparation, earthwork, landscaping, etc.
  12. General conditions: Account for permits, taxes, logistics, storage, etc.
    Estimation of man-hours and labor costs (skilled and unskilled) involved.
  13. Contingency funds: Considered for unforeseen events and inflation.

For our home building cost estimating services, we utilize specific software tools to ensure accuracy and efficiency. Some of the software we use includes:

  • Planswift
  • Bluebeam
  • Quest Estimating
  • RS Means
  • Xactimate
  • FastPIPE
  • FastDUCT
  • IMHS Mark Systems
  • Trimble

We are excited to support your upcoming home-building project with our accurate building cost estimates!

It’s as easy as these steps:

  1. Share Your Plans
    Submit your drawing plans and specifications to receive a detailed quote, including the invoice, turnaround time, and estimate delivery date.
  2. Get a Custom Quote
    After reviewing the plans, you’ll swiftly receive the quote. Accepted quotes can be paid via credit card, debit card, or PayPal, and our team will commence your project.
  3. Get Your Estimate
    You’ll receive a detailed estimate with material and labor quantities and pricing, delivered in Excel or your preferred format.

In which areas do we provide our services?

Our home building cost estimating services are available in North American, Caribbean, and Australian regions. In the United States, we cater to the following markets: New York, New Jersey, Florida, California, North Carolina, Virginia, Washington, Massachusetts, South Carolina, Oregon, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Minnesota, Illinois, Texas, Georgia, Arizona, Michigan, Missouri, Colorado, Kentucky, Indiana, Louisiana, Alabama, Maryland, and Connecticut.

Why wait any longer? If you’re seeking to hire a construction project estimator, Able Estimating is the ideal choice for you!