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Thursday, September 16, 2021
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Be Your Own Contractor
$39.00 (1 section available)
Are you considering an addition to your home or even a building a new home? Learn the pros and cons of being your own contractor. We'll go over financing and determining the cost of your project. Discuss architectural plans, how to look at your plans, and what specifics you need to focus on. We'll discuss getting bids from contractors and determining what, if any, work you can do yourself. Learn and ask questions from someone who has gone through the process and built their own home.

Clear Your Paper Clutter
$39.00 (2 sections available)
Overwhelmed by the amount of paper in your home or office? This course will help students clear the clutter from their lives by organizing their papers. Students will learn organizational skills to clear and organize their paper clutter that will assist them in managing future paper piles.

Gardening With Raised Beds
$39.00 (1 section available)
Discover the many benefits of raised beds for your gardens. Raised beds are a simple solution for poor soil, can increase your yield, and can give you a head start on planting in the spring. Students will discuss the different types of raised beds, site selection and preparation, soil, planting and maintenance.

Home Buying Workshop
$39.00 (2 sections available)
Considering buying a home in the not-too-distant future? Then there are some things you should know in advance. We will explore such topics as choosing the right Real Estate Agent, finding available homes, placing an offer, obtaining a mortgage, home inspections and home appraisals. Led by an experienced Realtor®, students will be well informed for what to expect during the home buying process to make the most important financial decision of their lives.

Home Improvement Basics--Do It Yourself
$129.00 (1 section available)
Whether students want to save money or just enjoy the satisfaction that comes from doing it themselves, this course will teach the basics of home repair. Students will learn how to handle practical repairs and improvements, such as installing a ceiling fan, changing a light switch or fixing a leaking faucet. Topics include basic plumbing, carpentry and electricity, painting and drywall, tools, hardware, and safety measures and precautions. If the job is too much to handle, this class will show students how to choose and hire a contractor.

Introduction to Interior Design
$139.00 (3 sections available)
Explore a career in interior design as you learn how to transform any room into a beautiful and functional space. You'll delve into color theory, industry trends, spatial arrangements, floor plans, traditional and modern interior design ideas, and other basics.

Plan to Age-In-Place and Stay Independent in Your Home
$59.00 (1 section available)
This class will teach students how to build, remodel or modify homes so that they will be able to live independently as long as possible in their own homes.

Sell Your House for Top Dollar
$39.00 (1 section available)
Prepare your home for sale and get it sold, on your own or with an agent. This class gives you step-by-step instructions on preparing your home for today's competitive market, determining current home values, advertising that works, and holding a successful Open House. Also covered will be required disclosures, the Residential Real Estate contract and how to handle inspections.

Simple Living: Clearing Your Home
$39.00 (1 section available)
Learn to live lean in this course. Students will learn how to minimize the amount of stuff in their homes - separating memories from junk. Organizational skills will be introduced to help students properly discard the things they don't need while saving only those they do. These skills can be used to organize your current home, prepare for a move to a smaller home, or get a home on the market!

 
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