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4.0 hours Nature vs Chemicals

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Course Syllabus:



4 Elective Hours

The focus of this course is on how to handle transactions involving existing or potential environmental concerns; anticipating possible problems and concerns that may arise during transactions; knowing when and where to refer clients and how to use resources when a question or problem arises that is beyond the scope of expertise of a real estate practitioner.

Instructor: Susan Davis
Coura Gaye-Sow
Author: Susan Davis, CDEI 19822
Mandatory Seat Timer: Yes
Format: Online
Credit Hours: 4
Required Quiz Grade: 60
Exam Required: No

Content Review:
The Table of Contents page within each course will list the lesson titles and the expected time it should take the student to complete.

Kickout Minutes:
15 minutes. We need to receive a keystroke or mouse click from you every 15 minutes in order for your elapsed time to apply to your total time. If your elapsed time is greater than 15 minutes, then your time will not be counted towards your course time.

Availability of Course:
You will have 180 days to complete the course. The State course expiration date will override the account expiration date assigned at the time of purchase. Any expired, unfinished course will be replaced with a current state approved course, and will be available to you until your account expires. The courses can be accessed from any device connected to the internet at any time.

Virginia Dept of Professional and Occupational Regulation course approval number: 19822

Course Objective

Describe the responsibilities of a licensee regarding disclosure of known environmental hazards.

Discuss brownfields, cleanup, redevelopment and smart growth.

Learning Activity: Video

Identify the unique characteristics of different wetland types.

Learning Activity: Video

Discuss environmental problems and issues which may affect real estate activities and result in liability for licensees and owners.

Specify federal laws and regulations governing environmental hazards and the real estate licensees’ obligations involving such hazards.

List and discuss actions the prudent real estate licensee should take regarding mold.

Explain specific information about some of the most common environmental hazards affecting real estate.

Summarize the major health effects of exposure to asbestos and formaldehyde.

Discuss methods of identifying groundwater contamination and dangers of UST’s.

Discuss the associated health risks and dangers to the environment of meth production.

Elaborate on the qualities of a healthy home

List and discuss causes of poor indoor air.

List and explain the various programs available for healthy, green homes.