If you want to learn more about the Staging industry and how it can help you as a Realtor to get more listings and get them sold faster, the Accredited Staging Professional (ASP) Course is what will help you achieve those goals. Sign up now for any of our numerous 2-Day ASP classes being taught [...]
I have just started giving FREE 60 Min Home Staging Training Webinars. Go to www.Stagedhomes.com to sign up now. It is my joy and honor to share ideas with anyone who wants to join me on the webinar. I have taught now over 20,000 hours on Home Staging since the day I first Invented it. [...]
WOW! It didn’t take long after I posted information about the new Stagedhomes.com and Lowe’s coupon program before I heard from many ASPs® and ASPMs® who immediately want to make it part of their marketing activities. Some shared great ideas and I shared a couple of them in yesterday’s blog post Two Creative Ideas on [...]
Stagedhomes.com Announces Home Staging® Training Developed by Barb Schwarz, Creator of Home Staging®, Scheduled for the Month of August, 2010
Stagedhomes.com announced today its upcoming schedule for Home Staging® classes for the month of August, 2010. Classes will be offered in Austin/Round Rock, TX, White Plains, NY, Atlanta, GA, Indianapolis, IN, and San Antonio, TX. Following a two-day course, real estate agents will earn the ASP® Real Estate Agent Designation, and after a three-day course, [...]
The other day I was asked how to build a successful brand, and I thought I’d share my answer here at the Stagedhomes.com blog. The question also prompted me to write a longer brand building information article, which is now available for ASPs® at the Staging University. A brand is essentially a company’s expression of [...]
The Accredited Staging Professional® (ASP®) Real Estate Agent Course is the premier training on Home Staging for the real estate industry.Patterned after the success principles developed by Barb Schwarz, The Creator of Home Staging®, and President & CEO of Stagedhomes.com, the ASP Course is the first professional course on home staging for real estate agents [...]
Stagedhomes.com Announces Home Staging® Training Developed by Barb Schwarz, Creator of Home Staging®, Scheduled for the Month of June, 2010
Stagedhomes.com announced today its upcoming schedule for Home Staging® classes for the month of June, 2010. Classes will be offered in Birmingham, AL; Brookfield, WI; Newton/Boston, MA; San Jose, CA; Torrance, CA; and Portland, OR. Barb Schwarz, Creator of Home Staging® and CEO of Stagedhomes.com will personally teach a class in Tampa/Clearwater, FL. Following a [...]
Did you know that by completing the ASP® Real Estate Agent designation you can earn CE credits? That’s right (only in eligible states – please see below). Learn from Stagedhomes.com, the world leader of Home Staging training and choose from classroom or online training courses. The Accredited Staging Professional, ASP®, Course and ASP® Designation were [...]
“Your Job Sounds So Fun!” – The Reality of a Home Staging Career by Jennie Norris, ASP Master, IAHSP
Seems that most people believe that Home Staging is a “fun” job . . . probably ranking up there with Genie, magician, dolphin trainer, or some other “job” where a person appears to get to do something others perceive is lots of fun but don’t really understand all the work behind the result. I haven’t asked, but I think they believe that we just move a bunch of decor around and diddle with fabric or bedding, and tossing pillows is the most labor intensive thing we do.
What the public sees is the transformation of a house – room by room – where we use creativity and skill to enhance what the public sees when buying a house. What they don’t see is all the work and planning that went in to that successful transformation.
Photos do help sell a house, but how do we know that the images and dimensions in a “virtually Staged room” are accurate? How can we be sure that certain flaws have not been removed? Since Buyers are not imaginative, can we trust that they can translate what is in a little photo to a large empty room?