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ADU Certification: Accessory Dwelling Units 101 for Real Estate Professionals

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Course Description
ADU Certification: Accessory Dwelling Units 101 for the Real Estate Professional is designed to equip practitioners with in-depth knowledge about ADUs. Gain the information needed to help home buyers and sellers make educated decisions. Discover everything from basics about what qualifies as an ADU all the way to markets, costs, design, build and more!

The material covered is also designed for Real Estate professionals who are interested in investing in and/or building an ADU of their own. This course is a great overview of everything you need to know to get started on the pathway to owning an ADU or assisting a client who is interested in property primed for additional development or building their own.

The course is taught by an ADU expert, author, and consultant who has worked across the nation with various jurisdictions and individual organizations that embrace ADUs as a form of housing.

Now is the time to become knowledgeable and confident in this real estate topic that is exploding in California.




Your Certificate:
After all requirements have been met (see below), students will be automatically awarded a certificate and logo for marketing purposes. These will be sent to the email attached to their www.OnlineEd.com profile. Once certified, students may add the certification logo to business cards, websites, email signatures, blogs, promotional materials, and more.

To earn your certificate, you must complete the course and exam with a passing score.

All C.A.R. Education certifications expire 2 years from the date they were awarded and anyone who wishes to renew must retake the course. The courses are updated regularly so that new information is available to new and returning agents and members.

How you benefit from taking this course:

You will learn:

  • Learn the definition of ADU
  • Understand demographic composition of households
  • Understand how sizes relate to this composition
  • Learn about 2020 California ADU legislation and regulations
  • Understand the trajectory of ADU trends in Californian cities
  • Learn about ADU types, sizes, setbacks, and impact fees
  • Learning how ADU costs vary
  • Understanding the breakeven periods for ADU development
  • and more!

Upon completing the final exam for the course, you will be eligible to receive a certification from C.A.R as an ADU Specialist. 

Who Should Take this Course: 
Real Estate professionals seeking a thorough understanding of Accessory Dwelling Unit basics like zoning regulations all the way to costs, design, and build process to expand their marketability and opportunities. 

Kol Peterson


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