Appraisals & Home Inspection
The latest edition of this best-selling text provides a strong foundation for understanding the modern real estate appraisal market. Discussion includes the new reach of government lenders, the secondary mortgage market, loan limits, and recent mortgage fraud claims against appraisers. This edition includes chapter review questions, learning objectives, and a comprehensive set of Instructor Resources to help prepare for class.
Offering a comprehensive look at the appraisal of real estate income property, this book explains the importance of projecting income when valuing commercial real estate through the income approach, as well as other approches to value.
This book offers updated information for agents inspecting properties on topics such as asbestos, hazardous vegetation, and more. An Instructor Resource Guide offers additional tools to help instructors prepare for a successful class.
Sustainable Housing and Building Green: What Agents Should Know takes the mystery out of green and sustainable building concepts for commercial and residential real estate licensees. The text differentiates between government initiatives and nonprofit, private associations and explains how each impacts green building and maintenance practices. Licensees looking to serve the expanding market of consumers interested in high performance building practices will find practical information on products, designations, and certifications such as LEED and Green Globes. This new edition has been updated with government and nonprofit building practices, as well as new green products on the market.
Mold has become a hot topic in the industry, and real estate professionals need to understand what it is and what to do when it is found in a property. The Truth About Mold explores the impact of mold on the real estate industry. Students receive practical information on remediation, reducing liability, sampling and testing kits, health effects of mold, and the differences between mold and other environmental red flags. Learn about this widely misunderstood topic with updated information on issues relating to mold and how these issues impact the real estate profession.
This indispensable survey volume features a brief and simple overview of the major home systems. It is referenced throughout each of the system specific textbooks in the series, and when used together with each text, creates an education module necessary for a complete education. The accompanying study guide includes additional coverage of appliances.
Principles of Home Inspection: Systems and Standards provides a solid understanding of the practice of home inspection. This introductory survey text is the perfect foundation for students to grow their education and careers with. For every major house system, Systems and Standards covers component problems, their practical implications, and inspection strategies for finding them. No other single volume offers both the breadth and the depth of this introduction.
This title is the first and only book aimed at home inspectors looking to market and grow their own businesses. Written by the Carson Dunlop team, you will learn how to target your market, sell your services, deal with customer service issues, and more.
This inspection manual provides an introductory review of the home inspection business.
Featuring more than 1,700 technically precise illustrations of a home's major systems, The Illustrated Home is a one-of-a-kind resource for home inspectors, homeowners, and real estate professionals alike. This must-have reference book provides an impressive collection of detailed home illustrations developed by expert home inspectors and engineers.