Originally Posted By: phinsperger
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think is important. The client may not share your priorities. They may have a brother who is a roofer and therefore not worried that the roof needs replacing. Another example, a wealthy client with severe respitory problems may be more concerned about that 1 square inch of mold in the basement than the tens of thousands of dollars to repair the foundation. This is a bit of an extreme, but it makes my point. Present the facts and let the client put it all together.
that goes in the report I should be able to successfully defend in a court of law.
If the rating was based upon amount of money to repair, one would need to defend the costs estimates you used to arrive at the total $
If the rating was based upon risk to safety, one would need to defend that they are qualified to establish the risks of each component.
If the rating was based it upon ... well, you get the picture.
Carson Dunlop (a reporting system I do not
use) does include and overall rating system in their summary section.
I think you can get into a lot of trouble by giving such a rating.
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