The Twenty Most Cost-Effective Home Improvements

4 CE (Education)

This course will cover the following units and topics:

Unit 1―Introduction

I. INTRODUCTION TO COST-EFFECTIVE HOME IMPROVEMENTS

A. Home improvement investments

B. Improvement vs. maintenance

Unit 2―Out-of-date Versus Deferred Maintenance

I. OUT-OF-DATE FEATURES

A. Out-of-date features

II. DEFERRED MAINTENANCE

A. Deferred maintenance issues

Unit 3―Discounting Sale Price Versus Doing Improvements

I. THE REAL ESTATE CYCLE

A. When to make improvements

B. The Real Estate Cycle explained

C. Common home improvements

Unit 4―Top 10 Exterior Home Improvements

I. EXTERIOR HOME IMPROVEMENTS

A. Top 10 exterior improvements

B. Sample exterior projects

Unit 5―Top 5 Interior Home Improvements

I. INTERIOR HOME IMPROVEMENTS

A. Top 5 interior improvements

B. Sample interior projects

Unit 6―Top 5 Energy Conservation Improvements

I. ENERGY-SAVING IMPROVEMENTS

A. Top 5 energy-saving improvements

II. CONCLUSIONS

A. Comparing home improvements

B. Conclusions

Unit 7― Economics and Environmental Factors

I. ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS

A. Environmental decisions

B. Radon

C. Reduction vs. mitigation—2012 IRC

D. Lead paint

E. Mold

II. ECONOMICS OF ENERGY SAVING

A. Energy saving upgrades

B. Payback vs. cost

C. Tax incentives

D. Domestic hot water

E. Five low-cost, energy-saving home improvements

Unit 8― Financing

I. THE ECONOMICS OF HOME IMPROVEMENTS

A. Financing concepts

B. Definitions

C. Conclusions

D. Summary

When

Wednesday, May 23, 2018
12:30pm - 4:30pm

Where

GAAR REALTOR® Building (Map it)

Price

$40 GAAR REALTOR® Member Price
$60 Non-GAAR REALTOR® Member Price

Instructor

Larry Ashwood

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