NAHB BuilderBooks Offers Innovative Web-Based Estimating Software

BuilderBooks, the publishing arm of the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) has partnered with ProEst to offer the residential construction industry a powerful estimating tool that is backed by a team of professionals with more than 40 years of experience in the industry. 

ProEst offers state-of-the-art estimating software for contractors of all specialties. Its flexible database structure delivers industry-specific takeoff software and solutions for all construction trades. The ProEst easy-to-use estimating tool allows for quick response to customer bid requests and accurately calculates the cost of any size project.

ProEst residential construction estimating software offers:

  • Proposals – The software can automatically generate professional sales proposals.
  • Improved Speed – Users can quickly select items from the included residential materials database and easily add markups to ensure an accurate estimate.
  • Digital Takeoffs – With its built-in digital takeoff technology, the software provides the flexibility to perform takeoffs 50% faster than using manual takeoff methods with paper plans.
  • Residential Contractor Database – The software gives users access to a residential contractor database that includes 10,000+ pre-built residential items and hundreds of pre-built residential assemblies.

ProEst is also compatible with mainstream project management, scheduling and accounting solutions including QuickBooks and Microsoft Project. It is 100% web-based with no setup necessary to start estimating immediately.

NAHB members can also take advantage of monthly training opportunities and unlimited telephone support and software updates.

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