This is a valuation and cost estimator for home building.
HomeCOST Estimator helps create residential valuation and cost estimates. It is built on top of Excel spreadsheets. The formulas used are based on industry experience and the tool also allows for your own adjustments. You would thus be able to use the most accurate data to arrive at an estimate quickly and easily. This customizable cost data, city cost adjustments and detailed reporting help derive accurate valuations and estimates quite easily for the construction industry professionals. This is made specifically for home building. This tool operates within the Excel environment. The cost data is organized into categories on independent pages. The interface built on top of the Excel interface is quite intuitive. But, this tool is not for beginners. Professional will find the operation quite simple. Construction costs could be adjusted by type, class and style of construction. HomeCOST recognizes custom data and applies them to cost adjustments appropriately.
This is a tool that can help builders cover all cost categories when trying to make as accurate a bid as possible so that profit estimates remain realistic. Appraisers need to consistently apply valuations and contractors need absolutely accurate costs adjusted for local conditions. This utility would be able to provide all that from within the Excel environment. The built-in unit cost data provided with the tool is completely customizable so that all the adjustment you feel are necessary could be included. Initial familiarity is hastened by the wizard driven interface. This learning period should be quite short for most users. The product is supported by detailed help system. This is a very good product for the construction professionals.