|GRI 202: Building a Foundation (CE-10) |
GRI 202 covers the basics of historic preservation rules and guidelines during the architecture component. After taking the course, students will be able to tell different types of homes apart, from post medieval to modern.
Students learn the various types of condos from garden style to residential and also discover the bylaws, annual budgets, assessment issues, insurance issues, and taxes regarding condos. The course also covers co-ops and time share ownership, condo conversion, due diligence, and fiduciary duties.
Participants gain an understanding of the residential property valuation process and the required criteria and regulations the appraiser must follow. Students examine different valuation methods with basic valuation theory and examples.The program addresses common questions about the appraisal process, requirements required by lenders as well how appraisers can utilize data to meet these regulations.
GRI 202 also covers the basic elements of residential construction to assist landowners, builders and developers through an understanding of the subdivision approval process. Learn the tools to better assist the consumer in remodeling vs. changing residence.
After GRI 202, students understand the procedures and requirements defined by zoning and building codes. Finally, the course dives into smart growth, the principle of land development that emphasizes the mixing of land uses, increases the availability of a range of housing types in neighborhoods, and more.