Category: ASP Staging Stories

The Stories behind my Staging Sayings – Part Two

| October 21, 2014 | Comments (0)

For nearly forty years I’ve shared my knowledge of Home Staging through presentations across the country, and through the Accredited Staging Professional and Masters Courses. During those years I’ve developed many sayings in order to effectively communicate the benefits of Home Staging to real estate professionals, sellers and of course Home Stagers. In the following [...]

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The Stories behind my Staging Sayings – Part One

| October 20, 2014 | Comments (0)

For more than forty years I’ve shared my knowledge of Home Staging through presentations across the country, and through the Accredited Staging Professional and Masters Courses. During those years I’ve developed many sayings in order to effectively communicate the benefits of Home Staging to real estate professionals, sellers and of course Home Stagers. In the [...]

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Watch the Greater Chicago IAHSP Regional® Chapter Make a Difference in their Community

| October 12, 2014 | Comments (0)

It is with joy that my dream is coming true of building together our IAHSP Foundation. It is through our IAHSP Foundation that we will provide vision, service, scholarships, community service, and carry out our mission of changing the lives of people around the world through the world of Home Staging. A key commitment of [...]

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Staged and SOLD

| August 27, 2014 | Comments (0)

Recently I had the privilege of having breakfast with one of my REALTORS®, Carol, and she shared some great info with me.  One of her recent sellers, which I did a consultation with, said  she “loved me” and was thrilled that Carol referred her to me.  The house sold in 6 days for $20,000 over [...]

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Staging with a Goldilocks Focus

| August 27, 2014 | Comments (0)

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 [...]

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Letting A Client Go

| August 26, 2014 | Comments (0)

This week I am excited to share articles and reflections by successful Stagers whom I love and admire. Here is an article written by Jeanne Westmoreland, ASP®, ASPM®, Accredited Staging Professional Master® and Ethics Director, IAHSPP®   Always working for you, Barb Schwarz, ASP®, ASPM®, AB, IAHSP®   Once every once in a while, it happens. It might [...]

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Pricing Your Home Staging Services

| August 24, 2014 | Comments (0)

I am exchited to share the following article written by Joan Inglis, Accredited Staging Professional Master® Barb Schwarz, ASP®, ASPM®, AB, IAHSP® Pricing seems to be one of the most guarded and mysterious aspects of the Home Staging profession.  No one wants to “fix” pricing or do anything unethical, so it may seem like pricing may [...]

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Home Staging: How it All Began

| August 18, 2014 | Comments (0)

The other day I heard from a REALTOR® who had just completed the ASP® training. She asked me what inspired me back in the early 1970s to create the concept of Home Staging. At that time I was in real estate in the Bellevue, WA, area and I had become increasingly shocked at how houses [...]

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Dare to Compare Home Staging Programs

| August 13, 2014 | Comments (0)

As you know from my previous articles I am often asked questions about the Accredited Staging Professional® Course (ASP®) by many who consider becoming a Home Stager. Some emails are long; others short. A couple of days ago I received an email with a short and concise question: “Why Home Staging Training with Stagedhomes.com?“ Click [...]

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REALTOR® Magazine: Dressed to Sell

| July 20, 2014 | Comments (0)

Stagedhomes.com works tirelessly to get the word out about the impact of the work Accredited Staging Professionals® do for their clients. In fact, one of the main benefits of being an Accredited Staging Professionals® and member of the International Association of Home Staging Professionals® is that we, on your behalf, work diligently to raise awareness [...]

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