Instructor: Bonnie Prinse
Credit Hours: 2.00

Approval Number: SRA0180


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Course Description


This course is part of a series of courses and certification on the Conflict-Free Home Remodeling Process. The courses were written by Stephen Gidus and the remodeler certification is offered through REMODology, LLC. “REMODology Part III – Conflict- Free Feasibility Study” focuses on Step 1 of the Pre Construction Phase, the Feasibility  Study. The remodeler will learn how to set up initial call, prepare for meeting, prepare and make the feasibility study presentation, as well as financing and study alternatives.


COURSE TOPICS:

  • The initial call
  • Preparing for meeting - homeowner
  • Preparing for meeting - remodeler
  • The first meeting
  • Preparing to present – remodeler
  • Presentation meeting
  • The cost of the feasibility study
  • Financing
  • Homeowner affirmation
  • Alternate to full feasibility study
  • Feasibility study recap


Course Objectives


Upon completion of the course, Florida contractors will:

  • learn important questions to ask to qualify a prospective client
  • recognize important items to ask for before meeting with a prospective client
  • develop items to help prepare for the initial site meeting with the homeowner
  • examine critical research that should take place
  • explore the parts of the feasibility worksheets
  • identify how to develop the feasibility budget
  • analyze how to deliver the budget
  • determine when to get paid for the feasibility study


Instructor Bio


Ms. Prinse holds a BS Degree in Environmental Studies from Eckerd College and has pursued master degree studies in Aquatic Zoology at the University of South Florida. She has written scientific portions of impact statements for wetland/upland land delineation, endangered species studies, and water quality testing while employed with a civil engineering and architectural firm in Tampa, FL. Her experience in environmental studies and new construction lend itself to documentary film making, particularly environmental stories that have taken her to the Amazon in Peru and to Costa Rica. Most recently her involvement with earthen construction projects led to a video production showcasing the benefits of building “green.”



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