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Managing Client Cost Expectations

July 7, 2019

When a homeowner comes to you and they want a new home or a renovation to their existing home… it’s a big deal for them. I think sometimes when we…

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Labour Charge Out Rates

June 30, 2019

Labour charge outs will differ depending on if you pay your guys on wages or on contract rates, and what those paid rates are. So how do you manage a…

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Margin – how much should you charge?

June 23, 2019

Recap on Margin vs markup I’ve talked about margin before… and I want to talk to you about it again. You know from reading earlier blogs the calculated difference between…

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Provisional Sums VS PC Sums

June 16, 2019

Knowing the difference Confusion often arises when deciphering the difference between a Provisional Sum, and a Prime Cost Sum (PC Sum). Effectively, they both exist to provide estimates made for…

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The Best Builder Sales Stories…..

June 9, 2019

Three Top Examples Of How Some of our Builders Manage Expectations And Cost. So, you guys go and learn how to be a builder, you learn how to put together…

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Pricing Earthworks – all you need to know!

May 26, 2019

Pricing earthworks is such a skill, the general approach is to use a provisional sum, basically because none of us own a set of x-ray goggles and within reason, who…

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Sales – The Personalised Journey

May 19, 2019

Selling has changed – dramatically Its not by chance that in many industries the emphasis is now on the journey rather than the destination. We have come a long way…

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Offsite and Onsite Overheads

May 13, 2019

how to charge for offsite & onsite overheads Everyone knows a house is made of bricks and sticks and labour… in round figures. But when you are pricing that house,…

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