Syllabus

Is House Doctoring for You?

• An overview of the House Doctoring process
• Skills required to be a successful House Doctor
• Analyse your own abilities, skills and talents

Getting Started

• Self-employment
• Administration
• Communication
• Accounting
• Finance
• Marketing Materials
• Paperwork
• Image
• Transport

Finding Clients

• Identify your market
• Building Bridges
• Other Opportunities
• Don’t be afraid to say no!

Meeting Clients

• Communication
• Prepare to meet the client
• Initial Meeting
• Managing Expectations
• Contracts
• Ongoing Communication
• The Art of Negotiation
• How to Handle Conflict
• Ending Well

Key Focus Areas 1

• Space
• Fixed Objects
• Colours and Tones
• Sounds
• Lines
• De-Clutter
• Add Interest

Key Focus Areas 2

• Storage
• Kerb Appeal
• Outdoor space
• People
• Photographs

Developing the Business

• Various Types of Clients
• Training Staff
• Using Freelancers
• Corporate Image and Branding
• Negotiating Discounts
• Additional Services

Trial Run

• Prepare to Become a House Doctor