Evaluating Commercial & Residential Construction


This 7.0 hour continuing education presentation offers you critical skills necessary to better describe, analyze, and value single-family homes and commercial property improvements. Once you have completed this program, you will be able to better identify building characteristics, initial quality, and current condition; succinctly describe what you observe during your site visit; and then factor your insights into a valuation estimate. Participants have highly praised this program that includes an engaging narrative complemented by hundreds of relevant residential and commercial building construction images. If you want to improve your observation, description, and valuation skills, then this presentation is for you.

Part I - Judging Residential House Construction Quality & Condition from the Curb
The morning portion of the program will:

• Offer methods to quickly characterize the initial quality and current condition of a wide variety of single family housing types included in your database and cost estimation manuals;
• Present the quality range for design, materials, and workmanship found in house structures and envelopes; and
• Illustrate where to look for current physical defects and deficiencies that could affect the value estimate for a house.

Part II - Influence of Codes & Classes on the Commercial Building Cost Approach
The afternoon portion of the program will:
• Provide a fundamental knowledge of building codes in general and the International Building Code (IBC) in particular;
• Demonstrate the impact of building code requirements on your cost approach valuation calculations;
• Illustrate the similarity between code construction types and Marshall Valuation construction classes;
• Offer practical information and visual images that will help you identify the A, B, C, D, & S construction classes; and
• Sharpen your observation, analysis, and reporting skills that are needed as a part of the building valuation process.

Event Properties

Event Date 05-04-2018 8:00 am
Event End Date 05-04-2018 4:30 pm
Capacity Unlimited
Individual Price $160.00
Stateview Hotel
2451 Alumni Dr, Raleigh, NC 27606, USA
Stateview Hotel
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