Evaluating Builder Software

Evaluating Builder Software

by Marie King

What is builder software

Builder Software

As a builder, you must keep up with the latest builder software. That means your business needs to employ cutting edge software to organize the many tasks entailed in a construction management project. Choosing the right software for your company can be confusing. There are many considerations that go into that choice: What features do you want? What kind of customer support do you need? How good are your computer skills? How much time during your week do you need to invest in order to have the software function appropriately?


Builder Trend, a leading builder software company, boasts that it has 400,000 clients. It also advertises the following software features for builders:

= Pre-Sale =

  • Logs / Notes
  • Proposals & Estimates
  • Leads / CRM Marketing Portal
  • Automatic Emails
  • Owner Login

= Project Management =

  • Daily Logs
  • To-Do List
  • Scheduling
  • Documents & Attached Photos
  • Instant Messaging
  • Warranty / Punchlist
  • Plan Markup
  • Trade Partners

= Financial =

  • Payment Tracking
  • Budgets
  • Purchase Orders
  • Lien Wavers
  • Time Sheets

= Customer Management =

  • Client Portal
  • Survey Review
  • Communication
  • Mobile Apps

Print out this list and check off which features you want or need.