Kaplan University School of Professional and Continuing Education Kaplan University School of Professional and Continuing Education

Water: How it Affects Property Live Online Class (3.75-Credit Hours)

Water: How it Affects Property

Price: $59.00

Credit Hours: 3.75

Key Points:

As a real estate professional, encountering property that is on water, near water, or comes with a water feature is very common.

In this course, you will learn how to effectively guide your clients in making appropriate decisions concerning buying, selling, and assessing properties in which water is involved. By the end of this course, you will be able to answer the following questions and more: “What are the risks of a pond on the property?” “Does a rain garden increase the value of a property?” “Can those cattails be cleared for a better view of the lake?”

Our expert instructor also addresses issues that arise regarding storm water run-off, ponds, wetlands, and streams. You’ll learn the real estate value of safe drinking water from private and municipal well sources, as well as who owns water assets and who is responsible for associated costs. This course will inform you of essential facts and critical knowledge that can save you and your clients from making costly real estate decisions.

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 3.75 hours of real estate continuing education.

Key Benefits: 

  • Explains basic impacts of water on property
  • What you need to know about water issues in order to represent your clients well
  • Learn how water affects the value of property
  • Understand the issues surrounding drainage, stormwater run-off, septic systems, private wells, and sound water management practices