Thursday, January 21 | 1:30 - 4:30 PM
Location: South 233
Format: Master Session
Level of Content: Advanced
Appropriate for: Remodelers, Single Family - All
Track(s): Custom Building & Remodeling
Speaker(s): Dennis Dixon, Dixon Ventures Inc., Flagstaff, AZ
What It’s About:
Estimating is the cornerstone to any successful design and construction business, and knowing your cash costs protects and preserves your profitability. This Master session is an interactive workshop where cost estimating ideas, suggestions and methods are presented, and both old school methods as well as new estimating apps and programs will be explored. Sales are won by builders, designers and remodelers that understand the balance of quality, value and owner amenities. You will discover the proven, successful, cash cost estimating methods with tips, shortcuts and real-world examples so you can make fast and factual design decisions on every project you bid.
What You'll Learn:
Examine estimating tips, shortcuts and methods so you can make quick, factual design choices.
Develop estimating assemblies to speed up your process.
Learn how to estimate, price out and assemble a list of options for your buyers that assure builder profits and minimize changes and mistakes.
Streamline your estimating process by focusing on historical designs and real buyer housing wants and needs that predict project profits.
Continuing Education: NAHB - 3.00 CE hour(s), NKBA - 0.3 CEU(s)