The architecture module is a valuable course and very well received. The REALTORS® walk away with usable real life knowledge about the product they are selling. “HOUSES” They learn the various styles, details, history, historic regulations, rules and practices. They are able to help their clients and customers by understanding the various styles and regulations relative to historic preservation laws.
This module is a valuable course and extremely important topic. All agents sell Condo’s and many see Co-Op’s and Timeshares. This class teaches them the history and the legal structure for creating these types of ownerships as well as the liabilities of selling and listing them.
Though attending this four-hour module, participants will gain an understanding of the residential property valuation process and appraisal reports. This will be accomplished through an examination of the forces that create value and the valuation methods applied. Basic valuation Theory and examples will be presented. The program addresses common questions about the appraisal process. Additional topics include reading a residential appraisal report and interacting with appraisers.
This module will identify the basic elements of Residential Construction. Will better assist land owners, builders and developers by gaining an understanding of the very complex subdivision approval process. This course will inform REALTORS® about work that does not require a license but still require a permit, Building Departments, other departments and agencies and lastly, Bonds. This course will teach the tools to better assist the consumer in remodeling Vs changing residence as well as the type of remodeling to maximize investment also help decide whether to sell or stay and remodel.
Zoning & Building Codes
The section covers Identify the basic elements of residential construction. Understanding the procedures and requirements defined by zoning and building codes. Contrast and compare different types of roof and house styles. Identify mechanical systems and understand their codes. Recognize and understand the function of wells as well as recognize and understand different types of sanitation systems and their codes.
Smart growth is a principle of land development that emphasizes the mixing of land uses, increases the availability of a range of housing types in neighborhoods, takes advantage of compact design, fosters distinctive and attractive communities, preserves open space, farmland, natural beauty and critical environmental areas, strengthens existing communities, provides a variety of transportation choices. This section will go into Principles of Smart Growth, Development Trends and Sprawl, Smart Growth and Housing, Smart Growth Design and Implementation: Putting principles into practice. The Challenges of, and to Smart Growth and lastly, REALTORS® and Smart Growth.
The objectives of this 2-hour module are to (1) Expose the participant as to the history and underpinnings of the current ‘Green’ movement as it applies to the Real Estate industry, (2) Introduce the participant to the current technology and trends in the housing fields and (3) Promote methods in which the participants may build business through knowledge of #1 and #2 above.
Course qualifies for 10 hours of continuing education credits. Architecture (RE14R07), Conominiums, cooperatives, & Timeshares (RE12R07), Appraisal (RE26RC07), Residential Condtruction (RE46R05), and Zoning & Building Codes (RE16RC01)
Tuition: $250 by July 8th, $275 after July 8th, $295 walk-ins (space permitting).
Cancellation Policy: $10 by July 8th, $25 after July 8th, +$75 one day prior - no shows forfeit entire tuition.
**The GRI disignation is available to REALTOR® members Only
GRI Alum's can take a refresher class for half price, space permitted.
July 16th & 17th, 2013