Detailed Estimate
Omission is the most common mistake in estimating. Overlooked permit fees or site development costs can have staggering negative implications potentially causing a project to go un-built or worse; resulting in a lawsuit. A good estimate and/or construction proposal should also list everything that is not included. Many unsuspecting buyers are completely unaware of overlooked costs until it's too late.

As the working drawings take shape, the process of bidding out the plans can begin. Of course the trades and suppliers need accurate and complete information as explained in the preceding sections. The detailed estimate breaks down every phase and component into the smallest manageable unit. An accurate estimate can take from two to fours weeks to complete.

In its simplest form, an estimate is a list of all the costs associated with building a project. As long as everything is clearly understood and included, it's really not that difficult.

We want to assure you that no other builder can build less expensively. Our detailed processes seek to eliminate any oversight or confusion related to the costs included in the estimate. Our object is to obtain the best prices, from the best companies capable of performing the work to our standards. We want to be the builder that the trades prefer to work for and are willing to give us their best prices. We call this 
approach, Preferred Builder Status.

Construction Management

Florida and the Gulf Coast have climate and environmental conditions that are unique from anywhere else in the United States. With energy efficiency and a new green awareness on the minds of many in the industry, building systems and construction techniques are evolving quickly. 

ResConServ.com provides construction and green management services and resources to businesses and consumers that want to optimize the residential construction process.

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