Sign Up Today! Serving Real Estate Consumers with Accessibility Needs

This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 1.5 hours of real estate continuing education.

Accessibility NeedsWhen: Thursday, May 7th 9-11:30am

Where: Open Book, 1011 Washington Avenue S, Minneapolis

We’ve assembled a panel of experts* to help you hone your professional skills in serving this growing demographic:

  • Aging baby boomers as their physical needs change,
  • Consumers who have had long-term accessibility issues and
  • Veterans and others with PTSD.

What’s In It For You?

– How do you market an accessible listing?

– What are the housing needs of those with various accessibility needs?

– What community policies meet their needs?

– What Minnesota resources are there to help you serve your client?


  • Eric Kodner, REALTOR®, “At Home with Diversity” instructor, MN CRS Chapter Director
  • Chris Hansen, REALTOR®, diagnosed with PTSD after incurring a traumatic brain injury resulting from an accident, fundraiser for veteran outreach program
  • Mark Knutson, REALTOR®, active in wheelchair athletic leagues and networking with the physically disabled community
  • Michael Semsch, Director/CEO. National Handicap Housing Institute
  • Suzanne Couillard Sandahl, Attorney, member and past chair of the Elder Law Governing Council, MN State Bar Association
  • Alissa Boroff, MN Accessibility Specialist, Access Solutions


The Minnesota Association of REALTORS® is the largest professional trade association in the state with more than 17,000 members who are active in all aspects of the real estate industry. 


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