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The Stories behind my Staging Sayings – Part One

| March 25, 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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Looking for an Opportunity to Stage the Rest of Your Life?

| March 2, 2014 | Comments (0)

I love sharing Staging Stories! Today I thought I would share testimonials and stories sent to me by some of our wonderful ASPs and ASPMs. Always working for you, Barb Barb Schwarz The Creator of Home Staging® CEO StagedHomes.com Founder/Chairwoman, The International Association of Home Staging Professionals Please click here if you cannot view the [...]

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A New ASP Designation will be given at our 2014 conference

| February 28, 2014 | Comments (0)

We are all so excited for our ASP 2014 IAHSP Conference. Remember to register now to save dollars! At the conference we will be presenting a brand new ASP Designation. Below is some of the information about it. Always working for you, Barb Barb Schwarz The Creator of Home Staging® CEO StagedHomes.com Founder/Chairwoman, The International [...]

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Wish list for the Stagedhomes.com blog

| February 27, 2014 | Comments (0)

Dear readers and subscribers of our Stagedhomes.com blog, I want to make sure this blog is relevant to your business, and that you receive valuable tips you can use in your business. This blog is a great place to share news about upcoming opportunities, business-building tips and advice, and resources available to you, and my [...]

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Register for the 2014 ASPM® Masters Course

| February 16, 2014 | Comments (0)

THE 2014 ASPM® MASTERS COURSE October 6th – 8th, 2014       (Which follows the ASP® 2014 IAHSP® Educational Conference, October 1st – 3rd) This year’s Masters, ASPM®, Course offers a RARE opportunity to those of you who can take advantage of it.  The Masters Course will be in the same location as our ASP® 2014 IAHSP® Educational [...]

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And the winner is……..

| February 15, 2014 | Comments (0)

Last month, Stagedhomes.com held the StagedHomes.com ASP® Stager Course Sweepstakes, and we are excited to announce the winners: Winners of the sweepstakes, picked at random (by automated program) are as follows: 1.    Grand Prize: One ASP® Stager Course valued at $1795 Pat Taylor of Exit Real Estate Results 2.    Second Prize: $500 Gift Certificate for [...]

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Wall Street Journal: Home Staging Effect? Not Much.

| February 9, 2014 | Comments (0)

On December 26, 2013, the Wall Street Journal published the article Home Staging Effect? Not Much. The article begins: How much does a tacky purple wall color affect a home’s sale price? Not much, according to new research on home staging. While good staging does influence a home buyer’s overall impression of a house, staging [...]

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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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Business Plan Tip 5: Advance Your Staging Techniques in 2014

| January 24, 2014 | Comments (0)

Next in our business plan series, I thought I’d share my recommendations specifically for the Staging services you provide. Learning is a life-long exercise; for 2014, I suggest you advance your Staging® techniques. The Staging University® Often after I post an article at the Stagedhomes.com blog or at any of our social media platforms, many [...]

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Business Plan 2014: Tip 3. Start Planning by Using Financial Forecasting, Budgeting and Monitoring

| January 21, 2014 | Comments (0)

Do you run your business with a close eye on your financial situation? You should. In our industry, revenues typically fluctuate from month to month. Since we may often have months with little income – holiday and vacation seasons are prime examples of such time periods – and others with a higher level of activity [...]

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