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Residential construction estimating software made simple

With Buildxact custom building management software, you can consistently run successful projects.

From first takeoff to final invoice, Buildxact has all the features you need to get the job done.

Our residential construction management software brings together estimating, job management and accounting on a single cloud-based platform, meaning you only need to learn one flexible tool for your end-to-end residential construction projects.

Use software to get the job done

Buildxact centers your business and elevates your project management. Prioritize leads to improve profitability; complete takeoff, create estimates and produce customer quotes in less time; and keep sub-contractors on the same page with e-mail and mobile reminders coordinated from easy-to-update schedules.

You can start completing online takeoffs and other administrative tasks in as little as an hour. But if you need a hand, our support team is only a click away.

Start growing your residential construction business while getting more time back in your day for the things you love. With Buildxact it’s Job. Done.

Benefits of residential construction estimating software

Save time

No more late nights behind the computer trying to get on top of everything. Complete takeoffs 80% faster, quote 5x quicker and spend more time on what truly matters.

Improve accuracy

Accurate estimates can make or break your construction company. Eliminate the human error that comes with paper and pencil by using the best residential construction estimating software.

Win more work

Quick online quoting makes you more responsive to customers. Bring more jobs through your door, and when you estimate using Buildxact residential estimating software, you stand out with professional-looking quotes that beat the competition.

Increase profitability

Be confident that your project is profitable from the first takeoff to final invoice. Simple cloud-based residential construction management software means you can track jobs and costs from the palm of your hand, so you’ll never miss a thing.

Reduce uncertainty

Remove the guesswork of your project’s profitability with a clear view of budgets in real-time. Easily integrate with your existing accounting software and sync invoices and purchase orders. It’s easy to get up and running. A lot less admin, and a lot less risk of mistakes.

Key features of residential construction management software

Become a better builder.

Accurate online takeoffs

Upload your PDF plans and complete takeoffs online up to 80% faster than if done manually.

Scale and measure seamlessly in just a few clicks and price jobs in one step with takeoffs automatically linked to item costs.

Reusable estimate costings

Use our residential construction estimating software to create your estimates from pre-built templates including wall installation, extensions, single and double storey and more, or build your own template to reuse again and again.

No matter the material, estimate based on individual items.

Quick, professional quotes

Make your business stand out with beautifully designed and detailed quotes using our residential general contractor software.

Bring your quotes to life by including images like bricks, doors and tiles.

Quote quickly and accurately based on your estimate and supercharge your RFQ process with suppliers and contractors.

Easy job management and scheduling

Stay across all elements of the job with residential building management software.

Save time with scheduling features that flow from your estimate and track purchase orders with trade stores and other suppliers.

Keep your team of subcontractors in the loop with automated email and text reminders.

Simple cost tracking and accounting

Track your project budgets in real time from any device.

Create purchase orders and work orders in one simple dashboard and have peace of mind that you’re across all job budgets.

Easily integrate your existing accounting software, including Xero, MYOB and Quickbooks.

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Pricing for residential construction software

Cloud-based | Instant access | Mobile-friendly 

Free Trial


14 Days

Use our 14-day free trial and see how construction software is made easy.



per month

For the custom builder starting off with digital takeoffs and estimates to speed up quotes


It’s super easy to get started! Simply create an estimate in Buildxact from a range of estimate templates.

For residential construction builders, the best template to use is the single or double storey template, which covers everything you need for your build from prelims to landscaping. 

Absolutely. Using our step-by-step integration guides, you can easily connect Builxact to Xero, MYOB and Quickbooks.

It means no more double handling, and a lot less risk of mistakes. Plus, you’ll save heaps of time! 

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