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

Water: How it Affects Property Class (4-Credit Hours)

Water: How it Affects Property

Price: $69.00

Credit Hours: 4

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.

Topics Include:

  • Who owns the water and what are the associated costs?
  • Stormwater management and property effects
  • Wetlands, ponds, and water features: assets or detriments?
  • Private wells and municipal water sources
  • Identification of potential real estate problems for clients