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Business Plan Tip 3: SWOT and Gap analysis

| December 31, 2014 | Comments (0)

What makes your company stand out in your marketplace? Are there are issues facing the real estate industry that may come to impact your business next year and beyond? Is there anything holding you back that could be mitigated? One of the key tickets to success for any business is to conduct a SWOT-analysis, which [...]

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Business Plan Tip 2: How to Create a Powerful Value Message and Why it Matters

| December 29, 2014 | Comments (0)

How to Create a Powerful Value Message and Why it Matters You’re at an open house together with a Realtor® you’d like to form a business relationship with when a visiting broker stops and asks what brought you there. “I’m an Accredited Staging Professional®,” is likely your response. Unfortunately, that description will not spell out [...]

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Stay tuned for the Stagedhomes.com Business Plan Week

| December 28, 2014 | Comments (0)

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 next year’s business plan. This coming week, Monday through Sunday, we will share business plan tips and ideas for 2015 here at the Stagedhomes.com [...]

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Start Off Next Year By Becoming an Accredited Home Staging Professional®

| December 14, 2014 | Comments (0)

Do I have what it takes to be a Stager? Will I make enough to support myself? Who will want to hire me? Do I know enough to run my own business? Can earning the Accredited Staging Professional® Real Estate Agent Designation help me grow my real estate business? Will my business attract more clients? [...]

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Introducing Our Stagedhomes.com Trainers: Bette Vos

| December 3, 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 this week. Today, Bette Vos will share a word about her background. Barb Barb Schwarz, [...]

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Introducing Our Stagedhomes.com Trainers: Jennie Norris

| December 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 this week. Today, Jennie Norris will share a word about her background. Barb Barb Schwarz, [...]

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StagedHomes.com® and IAHSP® Summarizes Conference, Announces Award Winners

| November 17, 2014 | Comments (0)

StagedHomes.com® and International Association of Home Staging Professionals® recently held its ASP® 2014 IAHSP® Educational Conference on Whidbey Island.  Barb Schwarz, The Creator of Home Staging® and CEO of StagedHomes.com®, announced that conference attendees earned a new designation in Home Staging – The Buyer’s Trend Specialist, (ASP®-BTS™).   In addition, awards were given and conference sponsors [...]

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HURRY, HURRY – Urgent Casting Call for Unique Staging Stories and Case Studies

| November 12, 2014 | Comments (0)

As you most likely know, Stagedhomes.com works closely with media outlets – television, radio, newspapers, magazines, bloggers, podcasters and many more – and we are often asked to contribute stories. Today we were asked to provide names of ASPs and REALTORS who have helped clients with a unique staging project to get a house sold. [...]

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What People Are Saying about the ASP® Designation

| November 11, 2014 | Comments (0)

Want to know what the ASP® Course and Designation can do for you? I thought I’d let the voices of the many who have taken the course before you have shared. Here’s what Accredited Staging Professionals® have shared about their experiences with the ASP® Course and life beyond as an ASP®. Impact of ASP® Course [...]

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Staging for the Holidays

| November 9, 2014 | Comments (0)

With the holidays upon us, it’s time to Stage your listings to make the homes feel cozy. Although you want to keep to the plain accoutrements, there is nothing wrong with adding a bit of holiday color to your Stagings. With the right settings, you can bring a bit of holiday spirit to all that [...]

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