Could tiny houses be a solution to expanding the availability of affordable housing in Philadelphia? Stephanie Sena, founder of the Student-Run Emergency Housing Unit of Philadelphia (SREHUP), a nonprofit that works with university students to provide shelter for homeless people, will be our guest to talk about tiny house development.
We’ll be talking to Stephanie about a development of “cozy cottages” she’s building on a formerly vacant lot in Port Richmond.
Tune in to hear more about how tiny houses, small pre-fabricated dwellings, could be a solution to address today’s affordable housing crisis.
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How AIA Contract Documents Can Protect You and Your Business
Rebecca Johnson - AIA Philadelphia
In use for over 100 years, the American Institute of Architects (“AIA”) Contract Documents were created to protect your interest and addressing the needs of developers, architects, engineers, general contractors and their subcontractors. In this session you will learn how to identify, select and fill-out the appropriate forms - leading to more protection and peace of mind.
Maximum Style / Affordable Tile
Pamela Lowe-Waters, Design Consultant, Daltile
How to avoid over styling, over spending and the other common, costly mistakes in kitchen and bath renovations. A kitchen and bath design professional explains how to select tile, and maximize the appeal of your property, through good kitchen and bath design.
Property Management: DIY or Contract Out?
Matt Wahl, Developer and Jumpstart Germantown Mentor
Do you own rental property, or plan to? Then Property Management is key to your success. Finding and keeping great tenants depends on how well the properties are managed. Matt Wahl, Jumpstart Mentor and owner of 13 rental properties, discusses the pros & cons of managing yourself versus hiring a property management company. He'll also talk about making the switch from DIY to hiring a company.
Credit Counts: Learn from an Expert
Terri Couser - CARE Consulting
Terri Couser, Board Certified and Credit Score Certified Consultant, will present on understanding your credit score, debt ratios, approval criteria, dispelling credit myths, and credit repair. Terri worked for Trans Union, giving her a level of knowledge and expertise most in the industry do not have.
InvestOut - An Alternative to the Traditional Flip
Tyrone Glover - InvestOut
Invest Out aims to connect potential investors and homeowners, but rather than selling, the homeowner partners with the investor. With Invest Out the investor never pays for the short term ownership and the homeowner realizes increased profits once the renovated property is sold. Come learn about this new model and the portal designed to facilitate this partnership between the homeowners and investors. The founder is seeking your feedback and recommendations on ways to improve the model as he prepares for the roll out.
Protecting My Property: Insurance for Investors
Jacob Gray - Farmers Insurance
This session will help investors to understand the importance of purchasing the right insurance for their investment property. Investors will learn what to look for in their insurance, and how to get the most bang for their buck.
This week’s guests are Beth McConnell - Policy Director of Philadelphia Association of Community Development Corporations (PACDC) from 10:00-10:30, then Brett Madsen of Permit Philly From 10:30-11:00. Listen on your radio at 92.9FM or online at http://www.gtownradio.com/