Chapter 8
Site and Improvement Analysis

Site Analysis

u   Physical characteristics

u   Location

u   Legal, Governmental, Political

u   Economic

u   On-site improvements

u   Off-site improvements

Physical Characteristics

u   Size

u   Shape

u   Topography

u   Subsoil

Location

u   Linkages

u   Internal

Legal, Governmental, Political

u   Zoning

u   Tax levels

u   Code enforcement trends

Economic

u   Plottage

u   Assemblage

On-site improvements

u   Drives

u   Parking

u   Fencing

u   Drainage

u   Septic

u   Water wells

u   Gas wells

Off-site improvements

u   Roads

u   Rail

u   Water transportation

u   Utilities

u  Water

u  Sewer

Improvement Analysis

u   Exterior

u   Interior

u   Mechanical systems

u  HVAC

u  Electrical

u   Depreciation disutilities

u  Physical

u  Functional--more critical than residential

u  External

Window Systems

 


 


Window Systems (cont.)


 


Window Systems (cont.)


 


Roof Types


 


 


Roof Types (cont.)


 

 



Roof Types (cont.)


 


 


Roof Types (cont.)

 

 

 


 

 


Photographic support

u   Should show front and rear exterior view

u   Should show street approach

u   Should show any significant defects requiring major adjustments

u   Should show extraordinary special features