The Douglas Residential and Agricultural Building Cost Guide contain costing data, depreciation information and methods to assist in estimating the Replacement Cost New and Actual Cash Value of agricultural buildings. The guide also contains costing information for some of the equipment typically associated with these types of uses/occupancies.
The intent of the Douglas Cost Guide is to provide the user with a tool for making general estimates of replacement costs for specific agricultural or residential use buildings. Included within the cost estimates are features and / or characteristics that are common to the residential and agricultural buildings represented. NO book can be more than a guide to the valuator, as each cost estimate must be considered in light of actual conditions encountered as of each specific date and structure being valued.
This cost guide is NOT to be construed as a substitute for a detailed evaluation or quantity survey where more specific detail and / or data is required.
The information contained within these publications has been compiled from sources believed to be reliable and to be representative of current price and cost situations. However, the Douglas Residential and Agricultural Cost Guide makes NO representation and / or warranty of any kind, either expressed or implied, as to the accuracy or content of the information, nor does the Douglas Residential and Agricultural Cost Guide warranty its merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose(s). Under NO circumstances will Douglas Cost Guide be held liable for direct, indirect, special, consequential or incidental damages, including lost profits, even if the Douglas Agricultural or Residential Cost Guide has been advised of the possibility of such damages, caused directly or indirectly by errors or omissions in the information.
NO part of this publication may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronically or mechanically, including photocopying, recording and / or stored in any retrieval system, without the prior written permission / consent of the publisher, except in the case of brief quotations embodied in critical articles or reviews.
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