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DES8106

Course
DES8106
Course Title
Introduction to Home Staging

Description

In today’s sophisticated market, it has become almost standard practice to stage a home before it’s listed for sale. If you’re a homeowner trying to sell your own house or a real estate professional looking to increase sales, this 3-part class focuses on simple changes that make a home stand out. In this class, learn how to declutter and edit your belongings to highlight the architecture, arrange your furniture to show off the square footage of your rooms, update strategically to make your dollars count and stage a vacant house without breaking the bank. Students will each stage a room and share images with the class.  Even if you’re not selling, the techniques learned in this class will help to create a fresh, inviting environment for your daily living.

Objectives

Understanding the concept of Home Staging:

  1. Increase curb appeal
  2. Highlight architectural features of the home
  3. De-emphasize flaws
  4. Add spaciousness
  5. Depersonalize
  6. Add color and warmth

Content

    Understanding the concept of Home Staging:

    Why Home Staging is Important

    How to Increase Curb Appeal

    Home Staging Room by Room

    Highlighting Architectural Features of the House

     De-emphasizing flaws

     Adding spaciousness

     Depersonalizing the Space

     Adding Color and Warmth

    Staging an Unoccupied Home

      Prerequisites

      None

      Method of Instruction

      Lecture, Class Discussion, Power Point, Handouts, Student Projects

      Evaluation

      Based on class participation and attendance