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GUEST BLOG: Home Staging – Do it on Your Own or Employ a Professional

| September 4, 2014 | Comments (0)

When it comes to selling your house, there are various things you need to get done. You need a game plan in place to ensure you’re doing everything right. Whether it is pricing your property correctly, advertising it in the right places, or showing your house to potential buyers, you need to handle it all [...]

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Stagedhomes.com announces additional ASP Course dates and locations.

| August 31, 2014 | Comments (0)

Stagedhomes.com announces additional ASP Course dates and locations: Long Beach, CA, on November 11-13, Houston, TX, on November 10-12 and Nashville, TN, on November 18-20. Please click on the link for a complete schedule:  http://stagedhomes.com/aspcourseschmaps.php For additional information and to register, please call one of our ASP® Course Specialists at 1-800-392-7161. 

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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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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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Casting Call: Stagedhomes.com Invites Realtor® Associations to Host Accredited Staging Professional® Courses

| July 11, 2014 | Comments (0)

Stagedhomes.com has enjoyed working closely with Realtor® Associations across the United States as they have hosted the Accredited Staging Professional® (ASP®) course for many years, and Stagedhomes.com is now inviting more associations across the United States to become hosts of the ASP® Designation program. Our partnerships with local associations are built on the foundation of [...]

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Letter from an Accredited Staging Professional

| July 7, 2014 | Comments (0)

I am so proud of our Stagedhomes.com trainers! After virtually every class I hear from participants how appreciative they are of the trainer they’ve had. Just the other day our trainer Sandra Holmes shared this letter she had received from Kara who had just taken the ASP® class. Barb Barb Schwarz The Creator of Home [...]

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When was the Last Time You Visited the Staging University?

| June 13, 2014 | Comments (0)

Imagine having access to business guidelines and documents, how-to tips, marketing ideas and materials, tools to educate clients with, financial tools to help you establish and grow your Staging business. You do! You have a wealth of resources available to you in the Staging University®, a benefit you receive as Accredited Staging Professional®. Visit the [...]

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

| June 10, 2014 | Comments (0)

At Stagedhomes.com we work 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 [...]

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Make the Most of Your ASP® and IAHSP® Membership: Showcase Your Success

| June 8, 2014 | Comments (0)

As I have previously shared, Stagedhomes.com works closely with media outlets – television, radio, newspapers, magazines, bloggers, podcasters and many more – and we are often asked to contribute stories. We continually receive requests for quotes and story ideas and while we at Stagedhomes.com certainly provide great insight and background information to those who contact [...]

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