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.
Unit 1 - Home Inspections
Home Inspection Details
Pitfalls of the Home Inspection
Unit 2 - Green Building
What Do We Mean By Green?
Unit 3 - Appraisals
How the Process Works
Home Appraisal (What is it & When is it used sections)
Pressure on Appraisers
Appraisal, CMA & Inspection Comparison
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.