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Simple and easy to use!
Just make your design choices.
Costs change instantly.
Over 70 lines of cost reporting!

Resi-Cost Instant: Simple and Easy to Use!

Quickly price a house plan or just explore cost impacts of various home design choices.

Resi-Cost Instant™ uses our patented estimating technology to immediately calculate costs as you select Economy, Standard or Premium quality levels based on your home size and structure (over 80 pre-selected options per quality level).


Quickly see if the home plan you want is something you can afford.


Simple and easy to use! You select the design choices having the greatest impact on construction cost such as house size, covered porch size, garage size, number of bathrooms, construction quality and structure type, and Resi-Cost Instant does the rest.

With Resi-Cost Instant™ you can select:

• Your location from over 40,000 zip codes
• Simple radio button design choices
Economy, Standard, Premium quality levels
• Over 80 pre-selected material options
• Slab, Crawlspace and Basement options
• Custom house area for 1st and 2nd floors
• Custom covered porch area
• Up to 5 full bathrooms
• Up to 5 half bathrooms
• Up to a 3 car garage
• Over 70 lines of detailed cost summary


You get over 70 lines of cost detail for these home construction systems:

• Site Work
• Foundation (slab or crawlspace if used)
• Basement (if used)
• Exterior Shell (walls, roof, windows, doors)
• Special Spaces (kitchen and baths)
• Interior Construction
• Plumbing
• Heating and Cooling
• Electrical System
• Appliances
• General Contracting

About Resi-Cost Instant™

Resi-Cost Instant™ Cost-To-Build estimates are based on "installed costs" including material, labor and sales tax.

Resi-Cost Instant™ provides estimates for single family, stick-built, detached, 1 story, 1½ story and 2 story homes with pitched roofs, up to a 3-car attached garage and located on a flat to gently sloping site.

Resi-Cost Instant™ is not applicable for highly custom home designs or specialty construction such as garage / apartment, townhouse, multi-family, hillside, flat roof, concrete walls, log cabin, home additions, and other designs inconsistent with single family 1 story, 1½ story and 2 story homes described above.

Resi-Cost Instant™ estimates assume the following design criteria: 8 foot basement ceiling height, 9 foot first floor ceiling height, 8 foot second floor ceiling height (if used), gable roof; 2 dormers, average roof pitch is 12:12, 1 to 2 covered porches, porch construction on foundations.

Resi-Cost Instant™ Cost-To-Build report provides approximately 70 lines of cost detail within the following home construction categories: Site Work, Foundations, Basement (if used), Exterior Shell, Special Spaces (Kitchen, Bathrooms, etc), Interior Construction, Elevators, Plumbing, Heating / AC, Electrical Systems, Appliances, Contractor Markup.