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Top Legal and Tax Tips for Anyone Working in the Construction Industry

Arnold Palmer stated, “The road to success is always under construction.” Unfortunately, in the construction industry there are many legal potholes to keep you from even getting on the road. Join Fred Gertz, with more than 20 years’ experience in real estate, construction and land use law, and Judith Murray, CPA, as they share the top legal tips for anyone -new or seasoned -working in the construction industry.

Instructors: Fred Gertz and Judith Murray

What’s New in the 2015 IRC and State Modifications?

Get an early jump and thorough review and explanation of the significant changes for the 2015 International Residential Code and the adopted South Carolina Modifications that will likely be implemented on July 1, 2016.

Instructor: Andy Barber, HBASC Building Code Committee Chairman

What’s Does the Money Want?

Most private builders learned their trade in an industry where small and regional banks made construction loans based on existing market demand and on the quality of the location of the project. In the future, private institutional investors may replace those small banks, and they will care more about projected returns. Private builders will learn how to pitch their projects to financiers as if they were traditional investments with promised internal rates of return and healthy profit margins.

Instructor: Rick Mandell, CEO of Aspen Portfolio Strategies, Inc.

Home Buyer Insights: Getting Inside the Minds of Today's Home Buyers

What if you could get inside the minds of today’s home buyers to better understand what motivates them, what inspires them, and what leads them to take action? Hear about the latest home buyer research and how it will impact your approach and messaging.

Instructor: BDX SCBJ