Sorting Houses by Age: A Residential Construction Timeline with Dylan Chalk

This class will provide an overview of residential construction history that is useful to Real Estate Agents. Class participants will come away with an understanding of overall trends in residential construction as well as some specific dates such as code changes for electric installation or material changes for plumbing. The goal of the class is to approach residential construction from a fresh and useful point of view that transforms how students look at and evaluate residential construction. After class students should be more adept at predicting various assets and shortcomings of houses based on their age, have improved skills for touring houses and learn basic construction knowledge fundamental for interrupting home inspection findings.

Class Overview and Objective #C11289 – 4 hours


The Bones Beneath the Bling (Part 1)

In today’s frantic home-buying market, decisive action wins the day. This class provides tools to prepare your home buyers for the rigors of house shopping in a hyper-competitive market. Whether showing homes to clients, touring homes on your own, responding to home inspections or helping guide quick decision making, this class will build your knowledge of residential construction so you are better able to assist your clients with the trials of this seller’s market. You will have plenty of opportunities to get your house-related questions answered.

Tools for Thriving in a Frantic Market #C10619 – 4 hours

Dylan Chalk is the author of The Confident House Hunter

a book to teach home buyers how to look at and understand houses: Cedar Fort Press In June of 2017, Dylan’s book The Confident House Hunter won the Silver Award from the National Association of Real Estate Editors. He is also the founder of ScribeWare inspection report software offering innovative and simple report-writing solutions – and he is the owner of Seattle-based Orca Inspection Services LLC. In early 2017 Dylan became the Vice-President of Western Washington chapter of (ASHI) American Society of Home Inspectors.


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