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

| February 24, 2014 | 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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Have Your Staging Photo Featured at the Stagedhomes.com Facebook Pages

| February 23, 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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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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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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Is it Worthwhile to Be An ASP® in a Rural Small Town?

| January 30, 2014 | Comments (0)

Becoming an Accredited Staging Professional® can open a great many doors in a larger city. As Staging has been proven to influence the selling price of a home, many individuals will hire an ASP® to help with the process. However, can the workflow for becoming an ASP® be justified if you live in a rural [...]

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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 4. SWOT and Gap analysis

| January 23, 2014 | Comments (0)

What makes your company stand out in your marketplace? Are there issues facing the real estate industry that may come to impact your business next year and beyond? What is likely to happen in your local market? Is there anything holding you back that could be mitigated? One of the key tickets to success for [...]

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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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Enter for a Chance to Win a 3-Day ASP Home Stager Course

| January 3, 2014 | Comments (0)

Thinking about earning the Accredited Staging Professional® Designation? During the month of January you have the chance to win One ASP® Stager Course, valued at $1795, through the StagedHomes.com ASP® Stager Course Sweepstakes. The StagedHomes.com ASP® Stager Course Sweepstakes is available through January 31, 2014. Here’s how it works 1. Go to the Stagedhomes.com Sweepstakes [...]

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