Some Questions to ask:
1) Do you want it on line - networked?
2) Do you want a web interface ?
3) How many people in your Org might work on an estimate?
4) Who will create your costs / labor, etc ?
5) Who will maintain your cost books?
Home Tech Great Access DB software, good screens, Adds specs into the line items Price: $ 895 Good interface Uses the cost book ideas, can copy and paste old estimate into a new estimate. Good Videos, www.hometechonline.com
Build Star On Line estimating, task mgt, scheduling - $ monthly = 30 / mo Nice interface All on line web interface www.buildstar.com
Elms Software: combines both labor and materials to a categorized task list. the task list is extensive. Does not offer an on line version - multiple copies for only $ 299 Rated: A www.elmssoftware.com/
Try out e-stm8 Construction Cost Estimating Software e-stm8.com
It has a Windows-Like interface. Easy to use. On-line video tutorial. Import and Export data to Microsoft Excel. Build your Offer letter automatically for you. 15-days free trial and Only $40 to buy.
Hey Modterry, Thanks for the reviews of software. I'm going to give UDI a try. They have the 30 day trial. As you mentioned, the interfaces are attractive. I will report my finding to all. Thanks again.
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