Live online course- see attendance requirements for CE credit.
Tuesday AND Friday, June 15 & 18, 2021
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Cost: *Members $75.00 & Non-Members $85.00, 4 Clock Hours.
Attendance required for both days of class to receive clock hour credit.
Gain Seattle-Specific Accessory Dwelling Unit (ADU) expertise and become an 'ADU Specialist'!
Join us for two 2-hour virtual courses intended for professionals looking to increase their knowledge about Accessory Dwelling Unit (ADU) development in order to respond to increasing client demand for properties with ADU potential. This class is specific to the Seattle market.
Increasing numbers of prospective home buyers and homeowners are interested in building an ADU on their property, and professionals can be on the cutting edge of this emerging development trend to help homeowners/developers understand site eligibility, development process and costs, and the return on investment of ADUs. This course is intended to help real estate and building professionals understand the basic planning and building regulations for ADU development in Seattle now that the land use and energy code has been updated and to provide insight into ADU regulations in the broader Seattle metro area.
Promote your new ADU expertise and become an 'ADU Specialist'!
Earn the 'ADU Specialist' designation and display your ADU credentials to the market. Join the network of over 250 accredited professionals across 13 states who have leveraged the designation to add valuable credibility to their business and tapped into this growing market with the backing of an organization that has trained and accredited thousands of professionals across the country on sustainable building practices.
You must pass the ADU exam to earn the 'ADU Specialist' accreditation. 'ADU Specialist' is an optional designation and it is not required to attend the 'All About ADUs' course.
- Understand what makes a property ADU-ready/eligible in Seattle, WA
- Learn what is involved in the process of getting approved to build an ADU
- Analyze taxation, valuation and financing options for ADUs
- Understand the ADU design, permitting, and building process (attached, detached, and garage conversion)
- Gain access to resources to help your clients plan for their ADU (including a budget sample, contract types, development rebate programs, and more)
- Gain insight on ADU regulations in the broader Seattle, WA region
- Learn how the NEW Washington Energy Code impacts Seattle's ADU projects
- Get answers to your ADU-specific questions
WA DOL (Real Estate): 4 CEs
AIA LU/HSW: 4 CEs
Earth Advantage Broker Renewal: 4 CEs
Accredited Green Appraiser Renewal: 4 CEs
$75 per person | SKCR members, Earth Advantage Accredited Professionals (Earth Advantage Brokers, Accredited Green Appraisers, Sustainable Homes Professionals, Zero Energy Professionals, EA Builders) or Northwest EcoBuilding Guild Members
(Normally $110 for in-class course)
*Only Active REALTOR® members of SKCR are eligible to receive Member price online. Members of Earth Advantage, please call the Association office at 425-974-1011 to register.
$85 per person | Non-members
Registration now includes a free e-book written by our ADU course developer, Kol Peterson: Backdoor Revolution - The Definitive Guide to ADU Development
- Real Estate Professionals
Instructor Bio: Sheri Newbold: Architect & Owner of live-work-play
Sheri brings over 20 years’ experience into designing homes, ADUs, additions and renovations, and anything between, that her clients dream of. Sheri has been teaching Seattle-ites about creating detached ADUs for many years, is fluent in sustainable and energy-efficient design, and worked among a committed group of volunteers successfully advocating for the passage of the new ADU changes to the land use code in Seattle in 2019.
IMPORTANT! Attendance requirements: Live online course will be presented via ZOOM Meeting. The link to join the meeting will be sent in the confirmation email. Students will need a device with two-way video and audio capabilities and a (free) Zoom account. To verify attendance, students must keep their camera on for the duration of the course and respond to live polls. Clock hour credit will only be given to students with their camera on, who are present and visible on their camera during the course, and who participate in course polls/chat. Please call 425-974-1011 with questions.
*Pre-registration required. Only Pre-Paid registrants will guarantee reservation.
(Cancellations must be made 24 hours in advance of scheduled class for refund)