28 Home Home Addition 101 If you have been thinking of adding onto your house, but don’t know where to start, this one night class is for you! Discussion includes the design and construction process for residential additions and renovations. You will also learn about zoning and septic issues, programming, budgeting, whether to “move or stay”, the architectural process, contractor selection, permitting, and what to expect during construction. Tuesday • 6:30 - 8:30pm • March 26 • $110 HM42-S19 Instructor: Nancy Dickinson Flip or Flop? Have you ever considered flipping a house? Before you start we invite you to learn what is involved in buying a house to renovate and sell. You must consider your timeframe to complete the project and evaluate your potential profit. How do you secure permits, find a contractor, or determine market value? Wednesday • 6:30 - 9:30pm • April 24 • $49  HM41-S19 Instructor: Jo-Ann Szymczak Home Electrical Repair Are you afraid of working on small electrical repairs at home?  Work through your nervousness and understand what is involved and how to work on these repairs safely and within the constraints of the law.  You will learn through demonstrations of practical methods to repair small electrical problems.  Gain confidence to know when you call your town’s building inspector and when you need a permit or licensed electrician. 3 Tuesdays • 6 - 9pm • March 26 - April 9 • $149 HM18-S19 Instructor: John Chavier Healthy Spaces In today’s often chaotic and stressful world, a space you can claim as refuge is critical to your health and well-being. Creating such a space is within reach. Healthy Spaces asks the question “What feelings or experiences are desired in this space?” and systematically addresses the environment’s impact on each sensory sphere to facilitate that experience. The root of this approach is understanding the ways in which our brains and bodies process sensory input, and how those complex interactions between environment, mind, and body can dictate our overall sense of wellness. You will learn how to create of personalized healthy spaces that are calming, tranquil, and restorative. The most important part of this workshop is learning how to think about what you feel, and to feel empowered to change your environment to help you feel your best. 2 Thursdays • 6:30 - 9pm • March 14 - March 21 • $79 HM39-S19 Instructor: Gabrielle Aydnwylde Buying Foreclosed Properties, Part One: Classroom Looking for real estate bargains?  Consider buying foreclosed property. Purchasing a foreclosed property need not be risky if you are an informed consumer. This is a fantastic opportunity to learn about purchasing these one-of-a-kind homes. Sign up for Part Two to view actual foreclosed properties. You will discuss pre-foreclosures, notice of default listings, as-is sales, bank-owned sales, public auctions, and non-refundable deposits. You will learn how to avoid bidding more than the house is worth; identify potential problems and deal with unpaid taxes and liens. Walk away with the confidence to contact the trustee of the foreclosure sale to ask questions and meet with a team of experts including a realtor, attorney, auctioneer, and mortgage broker. Wednesday • 6:30 - 9:30pm • March 27 • $55 HM03-S19 Instructor:Jo-AnnSzymczak Buying Foreclosed Properties, Part Two: Tour Looking for real estate bargains?  Consider buying foreclosed property. Purchasing a foreclosed property need not be risky if you are an informed consumer. This is a fantastic opportunity to learn about purchasing these one-of-a-kind homes. We recommend you take Part One before taking Part Two.  Don’t miss this opportunity to get an expert’s opinion on your future dream house. The tour begins at Assabet from 9am - 10am previewing listing information and reviewing sales data to understand house values. Then traveling by bus from 10am - 3pm to view four to eight foreclosed properties in the greater Marlborough area. Saturday • 9am - 3pm • March 30 • $65 HM04-S19 Instructor:Jo-AnnSzymczak Bundled Classes • $109