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Make the Most of Your ASP® Membership: Showcase Your Success through Stagedhomes.com through Social Media

| September 14, 2014 | Comments (0)

Are you trying to increase your online exposure for your Staging business? Good news – Stagedhomes.com can help! At Stagedhomes.com we are committed to providing ASPs® with benefits that will help grow their businesses. We invite ASPs® around the country and world to share success stories, photos and videos at the Stagedhomes.com blog, and at [...]

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Pennsylvania Association of Realtors®: Outdoor staging helps homeowners get top dollar

| September 10, 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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How a Quick Response May Be Your Most Effective Marketing Tactic

| September 8, 2014 | Comments (0)

A while back I searched for a real estate-focused website provider and came upon a vendor whose website caught my attention. It was 10 p.m. – the time I typically am available to do such research. The website provided in-depth information, including a how-to-article that walked me through the various steps I’d have to follow [...]

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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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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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The Tools You Need to Be Successful By Stacey Gibson, ASP®, ASPM®, IAHSP®

| 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 Stacey Gibson, ASP®, ASPM®, IAHSP®. Always working for you, Barb Schwarz, ASP®, ASPM®, AB, IAHSP®   You don’t need to join other staging associations or to take sales or other classes… Your ASP® [...]

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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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Have Your Staging Photo Featured at the Stagedhomes.com Facebook Pages

| August 14, 2014 | Comments (0)

For some time we have featured photos provided by several wonderful ASPs® and ASPMs® as cover photos of our Facebook pages. Here are some of them:   We have done that in an effort to showcase your work! Each week we feature a photo of a Staging project, and ,of course, we give credit to [...]

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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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