Table of Contents

BUSI 400 - Residential Property Analysis

UBC Real Estate Division. 2015. Residential Property Analysis. Vancouver: UBC Real Estate Division

  • PREFACE: Residential Building Design and Construction

  • CHAPTER 1: Drawings and Design
    Background
    Residential Design Drawings
    Working or Construction Drawings
    Building Standards and Codes
    Materials Used in Residential Construction
    Symbols and Abbreviations
    Summary

  • CHAPTER 2: Neighbourhood Analysis
    The Evolution of Housing
    Neighbourhood/District Analysis
    Summary

  • CHAPTER 3: Site Factor Analysis
    Site Planning and Design
    Functional Elements: Planning for Current and Future Uses
    Site Evaluation
    Summary

  • CHAPTER 4: House Design Analysis
    The Evolution of Housing
    Housing Layout
    Basic House Organization
    Planning Principles
    Exterior Appearances
    Relationship of Design to Cost and Market Value
    Summary

  • CHAPTER 5: Structure
    Structural System
    Foundation Materials
    Foundation Systems
    Superstructure Materials
    Superstructure Systems
    Summary

  • CHAPTER 6: Building Envelope Systems
    Building Envelope Functions
    Building Envelope Assembly – Examples
    Summary

  • CHAPTER 7: Service Systems
    Service Systems
    Heating, Cooling, and Ventilating Systems
    Plumbing System
    Electrical System
    Additional Building Systems
    Summary

  • CHAPTER 8: Finishes and Fitments
    Interior Finishes
    Fitments
    Summary

  • CHAPTER 9: Exterior Analysis
    Design Considerations
    Inspecting the Foundation
    Inspecting Exterior Walls
    Inspecting Roof and Overhangs
    Other Exterior Features
    Summary

  • CHAPTER 10: Basement Analysis
    Structural and Envelope Identification
    Structural and Envelope Analysis
    Mechanical Systems Identification and Analysis
    Summary

  • CHAPTER 11: Living Area and Attic Analysis
    Structural Analysis
    Envelope Analysis
    Windows/Skylights/Doors
    Finishes/Fitments Analysis
    Mechanical Systems Analysis
    Summary

  • CHAPTER 12: Completing a Residential Property Inspection
    Property Research
    Planning the Property Inspection
    Performing the Inspection
    Partially Completed Houses
    Condominium/Strata Property Inspection
    Rural Properties
    Evaluation
    Summary

  • GLOSSARY

  • INDEX