Residential Construction Estimating: Insider's Guide to Project Delivery Best Practices

Construction cost estimating is at the heart of any successful construction business, as it will ultimately determine a company’s viability. Nowhere is estimating more difficult than in the residential sector, particularly, high-end remodeling. For every contractor, each project will begin with the cost estimate. Estimating is a tricky business that many contractors are loath to entrust to a third-party: they do their own estimating. Others will hire an estimator. The trick is to find the right estimator for the type of work you do. Residential Construction Estimating: Insider’s Guide to Project Delivery Best Practices

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Construction cost estimating is at the heart of any successful construction business, as it will ultimately determine a company’s viability. Nowhere is estimating more difficult than in the residential sector, particularly, high-end remodeling.

For every contractor, each project will begin with the cost estimate. Estimating is a tricky business that many contractors are loath to entrust to a third-party: they do their own estimating. Others will hire an estimator. The trick is to find the right estimator for the type of work you do.

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