Buildertrend vs. Levelset

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
Buildertrend
Score 6.3 out of 10
N/A
BuilderTrend is a construction management system. It includes functionality for pre-sale, project management, financial management, and customer management processes. It also provides mobile accessibility.
$299
per month
Levelset
Score 8.4 out of 10
N/A
Levelset (formerly Zlien) is a payments processing product for the construction industry from the company of the same name headquartered in New Orleans.
$19
per send (free for the first three)
Pricing
BuildertrendLevelset
Editions & Modules
Core
$299
per month
Pro
$499
per month
Premium
Contact for quote
Send a Notice
$19
per send (free for the first three)
Send a Warning
$49
per send (free for the first three)
Lien Cancellation
$149
single document
File a Lien
$349
single document
Send a Lien Waiver
Free
Offerings
Pricing Offerings
BuildertrendLevelset
Free Trial
NoNo
Free/Freemium Version
NoYes
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
NoNo
Entry-level Setup FeeNo setup feeNo setup fee
Additional DetailsPremium package pricing available by quote from the vendor.
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Community Pulse
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Features
BuildertrendLevelset
Reporting & Analytics
Comparison of Reporting & Analytics features of Product A and Product B
Buildertrend
-
Ratings
Levelset
7.6
1 Ratings
4% below category average
Dashboards00 Ratings8.21 Ratings
Standard reports00 Ratings7.31 Ratings
Data exportability00 Ratings7.31 Ratings
Construction Project & Field Management
Comparison of Construction Project & Field Management features of Product A and Product B
Buildertrend
-
Ratings
Levelset
9.1
1 Ratings
20% above category average
Document sharing00 Ratings9.11 Ratings
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User Ratings
BuildertrendLevelset
Likelihood to Recommend
2.9
(8 ratings)
9.1
(1 ratings)
Usability
10.0
(1 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Support Rating
10.0
(1 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
User Testimonials
BuildertrendLevelset
Likelihood to Recommend
Buildertrend
Buildertrend was made for a specific industry (building) and so I would recommend it to anyone in that industry, with the exception of Sales and Marketing. But for everything else from the financing to the permitting to the construction and all else, Buildertrend is exactly what our team has used and will ALWAYS use. Even with our decision to use other systems for Sales and Marketing, we have never given one thought to taking Buildertrend out of our process. We will always be with Buildertrend.
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Levelset (formerly Zlien)
I think that anyone who tracks, sends or collects lien waivers needs to use this software. One scenario where it is extremely helpful is creating one-off documents with their documents tool that allows you to create certain documents as needed.
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Pros
Buildertrend
  • Manages in one place - crucial for organization.
  • Professional, across the board it provides companies with a seamlessly organized and flawless presentation - to subs/vendors/owners/etc.
  • Time Saver - you don't have to dig around through files/create templates/flip through your contact binder - it's all there.
  • Practical tools- designed for contractors. You get what you need - period.
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Levelset (formerly Zlien)
  • Digital signing process is very easy
  • Ability to collect waivers from vendors
  • Scout research for specific areas and locations
  • Fantastic resources for particular laws relating to lien waivers
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Cons
Buildertrend
  • I think that the CRM component could use some development.
  • I think that tracking "tasks" or "to do's" could use some development.
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Levelset (formerly Zlien)
  • I don't particularly like the layout of the software when viewing subs and the waivers they have turned in
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Usability
Buildertrend
Fantastic usablity. Buildertrend is an amazing tool that offers superior customer service and attention to detail that is unmatched. I will continue to use them for years and I know they will make growing my company a possibility. I highly recommend for companies that want to streamline their business.
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Levelset (formerly Zlien)
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Support Rating
Buildertrend
I highly recommend. The only suggestion I have would be to offer a free trial. They do offer a 30 day money back guarantee. The price point isn't daunting if you have had a 100 % no strings attached/no effort to cancel or try to remember to get your money back - no strings attached chance to try out the product. Especially for such a big purchase decision, I think Buildertrend would see an incredible increase in sales. They have the value and companies just need a chance to see it first hand.
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Levelset (formerly Zlien)
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Alternatives Considered
Buildertrend
BuilderTrend allows me to see a full view of all my jobs in one place. I picked it for this reason. I wanted a solution that subcontractors would be able to use without having to do anything except open their email to get the information they needed to get the job done on time. I've made it so simple that everyone I work with wants to use BuilderTrend. In fact, most of the subcontractors I work with have implemented BuilderTrend because they saw how easy my day to day operations are.
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Levelset (formerly Zlien)
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Return on Investment
Buildertrend
  • The prior year cost me roughly $4300, which was barely reasonable for my volume. Some clients liked the format, some hated it and didn't participate. In my experience, few subcontractors or suppliers embraced the program, severely limiting the effectiveness.
  • For the coming year the fees would have exceeded $17,000, far too much for a program with limited client, employee, and subcontractor appeal with as small a volume as I have.
  • Honestly, for the last year, I feel they've been a burning tire hung around my neck and I regret not cancelling them in early 2019, I'd have $10,000 more in my pocket and no significant negative impact.
  • I did appreciate the daily log as a way to report on progress, but less than half my clients made use of this option.
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Levelset (formerly Zlien)
  • Faster collection times
  • Reduced risk
  • Better organization
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