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

The Twenty Most Cost-Effective Home Improvements Class (4-Credit Hours)

The Twenty Most Cost-Effective Home Improvements Class

Price: $69.00

Credit Hours: 4

Key Points:

Here are 20 cost-effective home improvements that add value and enjoyment for every homeowner.

Homeowners are spending more time and money on fixing up their homes than ever before. In fact, U.S. Census Bureau statistics indicate that maintentance and repairs make up about 30 percent of the expenditures. The other 70 percent is spent for alterations, major replacements, additions, and outside additions and alterations.

This is your guide to 20 home improvements that will maximize resale value. You will learn where the money goes in a typical remodeling job, as well as how much is spent on kitchen and bathroom remodeling, plumbing, HVAC, roofing, and more. Discover tips and ideas to help you communicate with your clients and customers about value-added home improvements.

The course category is education.

Topics include:

  • Trends in remodeling spending
  • Setting spending priorities
  • Maintenance and repairs
  • Kitchen and bathroom remodeling
  • Avoiding hidden mechanical costs
  • Roofing and siding
  • Window upgrades that save energy
  • Environmental concerns
  • Cost vs. value analysis