Our May class schedule is here! While we are all missing working together to learn new skills, we are excited to be offering the following webinars over the next few weeks! All of the admission costs for these classes are pay-what-you-can.
HOT IN HERE: UNDERSTANDING BOILERS AND FURNACES - 2 CE CREDITS
May 12, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM | WEBINAR
This two-hour class introduces you to different types of heating systems commonly found in Twin Cities homes. You'll discover how furnaces & boilers work, how to maintain them, and how to handle common issues. Homeowners, this class will arm you with the knowledge you need to stay toasty this winter. Real estate agents, this is an excellent opportunity to become more well-versed in common heating systems, to answer all your clients' questions, and to provide buyers with resources on maintenance and repair. This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 2 hours of real estate continuing education. It is open to all.
WHAT'S THAT HOUSE? ARCHITECTURAL STYLES OF MN - 2 CE CREDITS
May 19, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM | WEBINAR
Minnesota's cities, town, and neighborhoods boast a wide variety of architectural styles. But can you name those styles and identify their characteristic features? This two-hour class looks at the common styles of old Minnesota homes, from the 1850s through the 1960s. You'll learn to distinguish a Queen Anne from an Italianate home, name the essential elements of a Craftsman, understand the historical trends that influenced these styles, and much more. This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 2 hours of real estate continuing education. It is open to all.
INCOME TAX CREDITS FOR WORK ON HISTORIC HOUSES IN WISCONSIN
May 21, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM | WEBINAR
Do you own an old home in Wisconsin? Have you thought about repairing it or perhaps restoring it, but you are uncertain of the costs? If so, we encourage you to attend Income Tax Credits for Work on Historic Houses, a webinar co-hosted with the Wisconsin Historical Society. Join Jen Davel from the Wisconsin State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO) as we delve into topics relating to historic preservation in Superior and the 25% tax credit available to all eligible repair and restoration projects on residential properties in Wisconsin. Jen will explain what makes a project and property eligible for the program and will guide us step-by-step through the online application process.
GARDEN SUBURBS OF THE TWINS CITIES - 2 CE CREDITS
May 28, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM | WEBINAR
This brand new class uncovers the history of some of the most interesting neighborhoods in the Twin Cities: the garden suburbs of the late 19th century. Attendees will learn about national models for this type of community development, and they will see the specific design principles used in the creation of garden suburbs. Twin Cities examples will be studied, and the class will conclude with a case study of a well-known example, the St. Anthony Park neighborhood in St. Paul. We'll discover the connections between residential development and transit patterns, livability, and design trends. You'll leave with a deeper understanding of neighborhood creation and evolution, Twin Cities social and architectural history, and the ways this history still influences our cities today. This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 2 hours of real estate continuing education. It is open to all.