Of all the questions we hear, "why did my quote change" is one of the simplest and toughest to answer. The quote changed because of...well...change. But the reasons for the change can be complicated. In fact there might be more than one reason why your quote changed. Let's take a look at some of the factors that can cause an adjustment to your quote.
So what can you do about your quote change?
First, have realistic expectations and understand the basic premise we stated up top: Product development is a process. When aspects of your design or product change, there's a good chance your quote will change to reflect the new features.
A multitude of factors go into providing you with an accurate quote. Try to give the most complete information possible at the start of the quoting process. Do your best to keep changes to a minimum, but understand that they might happen and when they do, the price might change. We hope this helps you understand why.
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