Home Inspections and Appraisal


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Course Objective:

The inspection and appraisal: essential parts of the residential real estate transaction, can often be fraught with issues and frustration. This course will examine the advantages and pitfalls for clients and REALTORS® working with home inspectors, review the function of appraisers and the difference between assessed and appraised values.

In addition to examining the components of a thorough home inspection we will take a look at green building topics changing the scope of the building business altogether, as well as look closer into the ethical considerations in relation to an appraiser's work.

    Introduction
  1. Unit 1 - Home Inspections
    • Inspection Dos
    • Forms
    • Home Types
    • Home Inspection Details
    • Pitfalls of the Home Inspection
    • Fraud
    • Exercise
    • Unit Exam
  2. Unit 2 - Green Building
    • What Do We Mean By Green?
    • NIBS
    • Energy Use
    • Home Performance
    • Design
    • Construction
    • Renewables
    • Industry Standards
    • Summary
    • Exercise
    • Unit Exam
  3. Unit 3 - Appraisals
    • How the Process Works
    • Home Appraisal (What is it & When is it used sections)
    • USPAP
    • Pressure on Appraisers
    • Confidentiality
    • Appraisal Reviews
    • URAR
    • Insufficient Value
    • Appraisal, CMA & Inspection Comparison
    • Unit Exam
  4. Final Exam
The course contains numerous instructor assessments in the classroom and the online course contains multiple choice exams, interactive exercises, and is completed with a multiple choice final exam.

  

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