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Home Staging Basics - 3 Day Seminar


Are you a real estate professional looking to increase sales or a homeowner trying to sell your house?  This three day seminar will focus on simple changes that truly make a home stand out in today's competitive market.  A two hour class will be followed by a four hour hands-on demonstration in a private home.  The final class will include discussion of before/after photos of our staging demonstration.  Learn insiders' tips and techniques to highlight and properly stage a home. Even if you're not selling, the techniques learned in this class will help to create a fresh, inviting environment for daily living.


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


  1. What is Home Staging?
    • Why stage your home?
    • How is home staging different from interior design?
  2. Staging Your Home
    • Seeing your home as a buyer would
    • Letting go of ego
    • Ruthless editing
    • Adding warmth
  3. Elements of Home Staging:  Less is More
    • Working with what you already have
    • Removing and rearranging furniture
    • Creating balance and flow
    • Adding board based appeal
    • Painting a picture



Method of Instruction

Lecture, demonstration, outside field trip and hands-on learning


Class participation and attendance