Products & Resources for Appraisers & Adjusters
Many American homes are undervalued or underinsured. That mean millions of homeowners throughout the nation are at risk of major financial loss should a natural disaster hit their neighborhood.
Craftsman is a trusted resource for adjusters and appraisers using the cost approach. Dozens of counties across the U.S. utilize Craftsman data for mass appraisal (CAMA) purposes.
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The Insurance Replacement Estimator is an online building cost estimating service. Produce quick, credible home building square-foot cost estimates and insurance replacement value reports. A smart resource for adjusters and appraisers using the cost approach, or home owners researching insurance-to-value (ITV) ratios. This "cost approach" valuation is based on the latest version of the National Building Cost Manual.
Billed monthly, this is a recurring monthly subscription service, and it includes free technical support, unlimited valuation reports that are stored online. Reports can be exported as PDF and Word documents, as well as sent as an email. Because the Insurance Replacement Estimator is an online service, all Craftsman quarterly cost data updates are automatic so you know your cost data is current.In stock$5.99
In about five minutes you can estimate the appraised value of nearly any single-family home considering all the significant cost variables and both physical and functional depreciation. Based on the cost data from the National Building Cost Manual, this is a recurring monthly subscription service, and includes free technical support and unlimited valuation reports. Reports are stored online and can be exported as PDF and Microsoft Word documents, or shared by email.In stock$14.99
Windows-based software for creating fast, reliable estimates of a building's replacement cost. A smart resource for adjusters and appraisers using the cost approach. Get cost estimates for residential, commercial, industrial, public, agricultural, manufactured housing or military structures using current construction data. Use the included regional adjustment factors to tailor the estimate to any U.S. site.In stock$49.75
Square-foot costs for residential, commercial, industrial, military, schools, greenhouses, manufactured homes, fire stations, libraries, churches, government offices and farm buildings.In stock$39.00
67th Annual Edition - Current building costs for residential, commercial, and industrial construction. Estimated prices for every common building material, the labor cost to install the material and a total "installed" cost. For those jobs where you can't rely on your past experience to estimate, rely on the prices in this national standard of construction costs to get you safely in the ballpark. Every cost is carefully described. It even provides suggested crew sizes, and equipment rates.In stock
Starting at: $43.75
Current prices and detailed descriptions for hard-to-find items needed on most insurance, repair, remodeling, and renovation jobs. All items include labor, material, and equipment breakouts. Includes many reinstall/salvage cost estimates, hundreds of sample product images and unique architectural items. FREE BONUS: Includes immediate access to the companion software download while your book is in the mail.In stock$89.50
Estimating software with all 11 of Craftsman's 2019 cost databases. Includes free tech support and updates for 2019 calendar year. You pay only one low price.In stock$118.50
CD Estimator puts at your fingertips 85,000 construction costs for new construction, home improvement, remodeling, renovation & insurance repair, electrical, plumbing, HVAC, painting and concrete & masonry and earthwork and heavy equipment. Also includes Craftsman's National Estimator software for Windows-based devices.In stock$133.50