Category: Home Staging Articles

Guest Blog: 6 Tips for Finding Home Staging Inventory

| February 5, 2014 | Comments (0)

When you enter the Home Staging business, one of the first questions you’ll have to answer for yourself is deciding whether to own your Staging inventory or to rent it. Sometimes in the beginning, your budget will determine this for you until you can get enough money to purchase and store your own inventory. But [...]

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Introducing Our Stagedhomes.com Trainers: Rebecca Henderson

| February 2, 2014 | Comments (0)

Around the country and Canada, our wonderful trainers teach the Accredited Staging Professional Course. Virtually every week, often every day, I receive word from course participants about how much they loved their trainer. I’ve asked each trainer to introduce themselves. Today, Rebecca Henderson will share a word about her background. Barb Barb Schwarz, ASP®, ASPM®, [...]

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Is it Worthwhile to Be An ASP® in a Rural Small Town?

| January 30, 2014 | Comments (0)

Becoming an Accredited Staging Professional® can open a great many doors in a larger city. As Staging has been proven to influence the selling price of a home, many individuals will hire an ASP® to help with the process. However, can the workflow for becoming an ASP® be justified if you live in a rural [...]

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Make the Most of the Stagedhomes.com Blog: Read Past Articles

| January 29, 2014 | Comments (0)

A little more than six years ago we recognized that ASPs® and ASPMs®wanted a place to learn about new benefits with their ASP® and IAHSP® memberships, programs and events, and new features they immediately could put to use in their businesses. We heard from many who wanted to find a way to interact with us [...]

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Business Plan Tip 5: Advance Your Staging Techniques in 2014

| January 24, 2014 | Comments (0)

Next in our business plan series, I thought I’d share my recommendations specifically for the Staging services you provide. Learning is a life-long exercise; for 2014, I suggest you advance your Staging® techniques. The Staging University® Often after I post an article at the Stagedhomes.com blog or at any of our social media platforms, many [...]

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Business Plan 2014: Tip 4. SWOT and Gap analysis

| January 23, 2014 | Comments (0)

What makes your company stand out in your marketplace? Are there issues facing the real estate industry that may come to impact your business next year and beyond? What is likely to happen in your local market? Is there anything holding you back that could be mitigated? One of the key tickets to success for [...]

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Business Plan 2014: Tip 3. Start Planning by Using Financial Forecasting, Budgeting and Monitoring

| January 21, 2014 | Comments (0)

Do you run your business with a close eye on your financial situation? You should. In our industry, revenues typically fluctuate from month to month. Since we may often have months with little income – holiday and vacation seasons are prime examples of such time periods – and others with a higher level of activity [...]

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Business Plan 2014: Tip 2. Quick Guide to Successful Branding

| January 21, 2014 | Comments (0)

A brand is essentially a company’s expression of identify and especially a statement of its uniqueness compared to similar businesses in the marketplace. Often branding is referred to as the proper development and selection of a logo and even website design. Certainly both are very important, but a brand is a lot more than just [...]

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Business Plan 2014: Tip 1. How to Create a Powerful Value Message and Why it Matters

| January 19, 2014 | Comments (0)

Time flies when you are having fun (Stagers always are!). Already almost a month of 2014 has passed by. Those who know me know I care very deeply about those who have made the commitment to their Staging business. That is why I thought I would share some tips this week for this year’s business [...]

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Stay tuned for the Stagedhomes.com Business Plan Week

| January 19, 2014 | Comments (0)

Time flies when you are having fun (Stagers always are!). We are already a month into 2014! Those who know me know I care very deeply about those who have made the commitment to their Staging business. That is why I thought I would share some tips for this year’s business plan. This coming week, [...]

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