What are residential construction costs estimates?
Residential cost estimator provides quantity takeoffs and cost estimation services for all types of residential projects from small single family residence to multi storey residential buildings. Our residential cost estimators have the expertise to provide cost estimation in all types of renovation and remodeling projects irrespective of the location of the project. We have the expertise to provide most accurate cost estimation to General Contractors and Subcontractors.
Portfolio of Residential Projects
Our team of cost estimators have more than 7 years of experience in all types of residential cost estimation and we are helping our clients to win more bids with our accurate estimates. We offer cost estimation services for:
- Single & Multi-Family Residential Houses
- Duplex/Triplex Houses
- Custom homes
- Modular homes
- Home additions & Remodeling
- Home Improvements
How Do We Calculate Residential Construction Costs?
Residential Construction Cost Estimate is the major factor in residential cost estimation which determines the accuracy and credibility of the estimate and helps the client to win more profitable jobs. So it is the most important and time taken the task in the process of residential cost estimation. Bidding Professionals is determined to calculate an accurate residential cost estimator, the first step in this calculation is to get the labor and material prices from RSMeans. It is an online platform to get updated labor and material prices as well as labor productivity according to the location of the project. In the next step, our team of site engineers get the real-time productivity of the labor and actual market prices. In the last step, we calculate the final prices by combining the values obtained in the first two steps and making a more accurate and on-field unit cost for each and every line item.
All the calculation is confidential and won’t be shared with anyone but we assure our clients that we provide the most accurate unit cost to the clients.
Our Previous Work Samples
Our estimates are well organized and accurate enough to boost the chances to win the project. Our own estimate format is organized and easy-to understand. Our deliverables include a spreadsheet with:
- Accurate material quantities
- Labor Prices
- Material Prices
- Unit Cost for each line item
- Cost for each trade as well as complete project
- Overhead & Profit of the Bidder
- Marked plans in pdf
Our Residential Estimate Includes
The estimate completely depends on the scope of the project and requirements of the client but we try our best to provide an estimate with the mentioned scope broken out into minor details while following CSI divisions.
- General conditions (permits, taxes, logistics, storage, etc.)
- Sitework (site preparation, excavation, backfilling, formwork, landscaping)
- Concrete (foundation, driveway, sidewalk, paving)
- Masonry (walls and piers)
- Wood/Plastic composites (carpentry & millwork)
- Thermal & moisture protection (Insulation of roof and walls)
- Doors & Windows
- Metals (Structural steel reinforcements, metal railings)
Interior/exterior finishes (drywall. plastering, painting, flooring, tiling, roofing, wall and pier finishes)
What We Do For Residential Contractors
We cover each and every trade of residential construction cost estimation with accuracy and fast turnaround time. We provide a vast set of services to residential contractors which includes:
Detailed Bid Estimates
Our detailed estimates along with all the files are handed over to the residential contractor with confidentiality including the detailed excel file and marked plans in pdf format.
New Construction Estimates
Bidding Professionals has the expertise to list down the complete list of material whether it is single storey residence or a multi storey residential building in form of an excel file.
Renovations, Remodeling & Home Additions
Our weekly and monthly renovation and remodeling packages for busy contractors help them to submit more bids on time and focus on other important segments of the company by outsourcing their estimation jobs to us.
What We Do For Residential Architects And Residential Designers
Our dedicated estimators have the expertise to work on schematic, conceptual, design development and final construction documents to design estimates for architects and designers with accuracy. In these types of estimates, the estimators have to make some assumptions to meet the requirement of the project and make it more close to accuracy. An accurate design estimate can help the client to design the feasibility of the project and the client has to pay less once he/she gets the detailed project plans
Why Choose Bidding Professionals For Estimation Of Your Residential Construction Cost
- Bidding Professionals has a team of 30+ experienced estimators which can handle large volumes of estimation jobs at a time.
- We can help our clients submit more bids on time.
- We can meet short deadlines.
- Our prices are affordable.
- With the help of premium softwares like RSMeans and PlanSwift, we can ensure accuracy and error free estimates.
- We are available 24/7 to answer any of the client’s queries.
- Our post project support team is one of the best in the field.
Let Us Help You With Your Quotes & Budget Estimates!
Upload Your Project Plans
You just have to upload the project plans on our contact us page or send them directly to us at email@example.com. We receive all the formats of the project drawings.
Get A Quote
Our team of senior estimators will review the plans and prepare a reasonable quote for you including the project cost as well as the turnaround time.
The estimate will be delivered to you on the date mentioned in the proposal because we are never late. After delivery of the project, our support team will be available on the email anytime to answer all of your queries and make necessary changes in the project for you.
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Our Service Areas
- United States
- New York, New Jersey, California, Utah, Illinois, Nebraska, Massachusetts, Washington D.C, Texas
- New Zealand
Yes, we proudly present our previous estimates to our clients. A general estimate as well as a relevant estimate is shared with the client to let him understand the format we use and to give an idea about how detailed our estimates are.
Turnaround time completely depends on the size and complexity of the project but we can meet short deadlines by engaging more estimators to a single project. It will increase the cost but the project will be done precisely and on time.
Our charges depend on the size and complexity of the project plans. Roughly speaking, we charge $20-30 an hour. Most of the time, we are giving discounts to our new as well as the regular customers.
We receive payments via an invoicing system integrated with Bank of America. We also receive direct bank transfer and support payment platforms like skrill, wise etc.
We don’t charge for reviewing the plans. It is completely free of cost with no hidden charges. Once we review the plans, then we prepare a reasonable and affordable quote for the client. If he/she agrees then we charge them and start working on the project.
Our deliverables include an editable excel sheet which contains the complete materials takeoff mentioned in the scope of the project along with the pricing. Moreover, marked up plans will also be shared in pdf format for the client to review the job.
Yes, we do provide addenda updates after the delivery of the project. Some are free of cost and if there are major changes in the addenda then we charge a small amount for this.
We have signed NDA (Non-disclosure Agreement) with a few clients. Whether or not NDA is signed, we keep the files and information of the client completely confidential.
We need the project plans as well as the scope on which we have to do the takeoff and we are ready. There may be a few RFIs during the project so we need immediate answers to our queries to avoid any delays.
Yes, we do provide monthly/yearly subscription depending on the volume of the work. We also provide a dedicated estimator on hourly rate to do a single client’s project only.