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Guest blog: Kids vs Staging – How to Integrate Kids into Real Estate Sales

| February 21, 2014 | Comments (0)

Staging homes can come with a variety of challenges. Kids and clutter go together like peanut butter and jelly, which can be a real mess when selling a home. To entice family buyers and avoid turning off buyers without children, these tips can help Stage in a home with children. Downsize One of the biggest [...]

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MARK YOUR CALENDAR: 2014 ASP® – IAHSP Educational Conference and ASPM® Masters Course

| February 8, 2014 | Comments (0)

I am very excited to announce our Educational Conference Dates to You this Year! The ASPM® Masters Course will also follow the conference. The 2014 ASP® – IAHSP Educational Conference October 1st, 2nd, 3rd 2014 (Fly in on sept 30th) Our 2014 Conference Theme is: ‘Putting the Power of 3 to Work for You!’ *Latest [...]

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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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Raising Awareness of Accredited Staging Professionals® and the International Association of Home Staging Professionals® through Media Outlets

| January 18, 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. We do that by reaching out to both traditional news outlets such as newspapers and radio and television stations and networks. Additionally, we distribute information to non-traditional sources as well, such as to bloggers [...]

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Introducing Our Stagedhomes.com Trainers: Jennie Norris

| January 7, 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, Jennie Norris will share a word about her background. Barb Barb Schwarz, ASP®, ASPM®, [...]

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Eliminating Buyer Confusion Through Staging

| December 27, 2013 | Comments (0)

Earlier this month I shared in a blog post how much I would love to showcase success stories provided by our Accredited Staging Professionals® across the country and abroad. Today I am excited to share with you a success story submitted by Patti Stern, Principal, Interior Decorator and Professional Home Stager of PJ & Company [...]

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Introducing Our Stagedhomes.com Trainers: Bette Vos

| December 25, 2013 | 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, Bette Vos will share a word about her background. Barb Barb Schwarz, ASP®, ASPM®, [...]

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Share Your Staging® Success Stories at the Stagedhomes.com Facebook Page

| December 15, 2013 | Comments (0)

I’m so proud of all our ASPs! You truly make a difference for so many real estate professionals and consumers, and I’m proud to share a story of yet another successful Staging® project. As I was looking through our past features at our Facebook page I came across a description of a Home Staging® project [...]

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Barb Schwarz Receives Lifetime Achievement Award

| December 8, 2013 | Comments (0)

It is my total honor to be given The Lifetime Achievement Award by The Seattle King County Association of Realtors for Inventing Home Staging. I was given this award at SKCAR’s Yearly Awards and Installation Banquet Friday Evening December 6th, 2013. The National President for The Womans Council of Realtors attended as well as State [...]

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Top 10 Tips for Packaging Your House to Sell During the Holidays

| November 19, 2013 | Comments (0)

Top 10 Tips for Packaging Your House to Sell During the Holidays By Jennie Norris, ASPM®, IAHSP-Premier®, ASP-SRS®, ASP-REO® ASP Course Trainer, Stagedhomes.com   The holidays are just around the corner and many Realtors will tell you that the last quarter of the year is often their best for closing sales.  Homeowners might think that [...]

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