Is the Hot Real Estate Market Going to Burn up Your Commission Dollars? by Jennie Norris, ASP® Master, IAHSP®-Premier, ASP-SRS®, ASP-REO® Official ASP® Course Trainer, Stagedhomes.com Is the hot market going to burn up your commission dollars? It depends. It depends on how you approach listing and selling houses and how much education [...]
I am a professional ASP Master Home Stager and the past President of the International Association of Home Staging Professionals. I own and operate a successful Home Staging company in the greater Denver area called Sensational Home Staging. With ASP Stagers on the team we are the most versatile and skilled company in the region. I am also an Official ASP Course Trainer with Stagedhomes.com and present the Accredited Staging Professional (ASP) Course monthly to both Real Estate Agents and Stagers from around the country.
I have a background in marketing and design and after 10 years in the corporate world, left to raise my family and decided to start my own business as a professional Home Stager in 2002. My husband and I live in Littleton CO with our four chlidren.
Staging with a Goldilocks Focus by Jennie Norris, ASPM, IAHSP-Premier, SRS, REO ASP Course Trainer, Stagedhomes.com A childhood favorite, Goldilocks and the Three Bears, is a fairy tale known by most everyone. Goldilocks is the girl that enters the house that belongs to the Three Bears and proceeds to take a test drive on everything [...]
We are excited to share that the latest book available for ASP and ASPMs is available now! It’s a collaboration between Barb Schwarz, the Creator of Home Staging, CEO & President of Stagedhomes.com and Chairwoman and Founder of the International Association of Home Staging Professionals (IAHSP), and Jennie Norris, ASPM, IAHSP-Premier, Certified ASP Course [...]
Hi Fellow ASPs! Here is a marketing piece you can use for February promotions for your clients! You can either print it out and use it like “stationery” and put it back through your computer with your personal info in the white space provided, OR you can save the pdf as a .jpg file – [...]
Don’t test the market – Stage it now. Even if you happen to be one of the lucky ones in a market where it’s a Seller’s market, think about how much money you might be leaving on the table if you choose not to Stage?
Staging Statistics – Where do they Come From and Can they be Trusted? by Jennie Norris, ASP Master, IAHSP
I read a fellow Blogger’s post about Staging statistics being unsupported and wanted to address this concern in my own blog post. I believe the post was about where statistics come from and should that be the only success criteria measured when selling a house. Staging Statistics are tossed around freely – and I can understand [...]
Stagers: Is your Mama Proud? by Jennie Norris, ASPM, IAHSP President, Owner of Sensational Home Staging I was thinking early this morning – as my mind wandered and settled on different thoughts and conversations – that as a professional Home Stager – there seem to be those that expect us to do work for FREE [...]
Do what you Love . . . Don’t just Work as a Means to an End by Jennie Norris, ASPM, IAHSP President, Owner of Sensational Home Staging
I was listening to a radio show the other day and they were talking about jobs and how people should not whine about having to work – it’s a means to an ends. . . There was a caller that kept changing jobs because she was unhappy with her workmates, they annoyed her, they were [...]
5 Things You’ll Never Hear Me (or any other ASP) say . . . by Jennie Norris, ASP Master, IAHSP President
5 Things You’ll Never Hear Me Say . . . by Jennie Norris, ASP Master®, IAHSP® President December 16, 2009 Let’s face it. How many of you have grown tired of the shows on TV that depict homeowners as tasteless saps and the Interior experts – Designers, Decorators – as the only ones with taste [...]
10 Cities Where Housing is on the Rebound. According to Michael Kling of Investopedia (www.Investopedia.com), the following US Cities are poised for rebound: (from MSN.com Real Estate news – December 16, 2009) 1. Minneapolis – up 3.2%. Manufacturers such as 3M, and high-tech industries are hoping to benefit from the coming recovery. Minneapolis-based U.S. Bancorp [...]