✔ This course satisfies 4 general credit in Georgia
This course covers major environmental hazards as they pertain to the real estate industry. Licensees need to familiarize themselves with environmental issues because they have a responsibility to disclose to buyers any information that might affect their decision to buy. Environmental hazards can dramatically affect a property's value, so buyers, sellers, lenders and licensees all can be affected by them.
Students will learn about health hazards, environmental legislation, liability and responsibility for cleanup and protection. In this course, students will acquire a competency with environmental issues that will help them to elucidate issues for buyers, sellers and lenders. Knowledge of environmental issues also will help protect them from charges of nondisclosure.
- Environmental Hazards: Indoor Pollutants and Formaldehyde
- Asbestos and Lead
- Radon, Ground Water, and Underground Storage Tanks
- Hazardous Waste and Brownfields
- Smart Growth: Part I
- Smart Growth: Part II
- Green Housing: Part I
- Green Housing: Part II