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GUEST BLOG: Home Staging Secrets for House-Selling Success

| September 11, 2014 | Comments (0)

Your day-to-day home life may not be magazine-worthy, but potential buyers don’t have to know that. When house shopping, buyers rely significantly on first impressions. As a seller, it’s up to you to highlight your home’s strengths and downplay its weaknesses to make their impression a good one. With a few changes and less than [...]

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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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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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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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Conversation with a Prospective ASP® Stager

| August 4, 2014 | Comments (0)

Do I have what it takes to be a Stager? Will I make enough to support myself? Who will want to hire me? Do I know enough to run my own business? Virtually every day I receive phone calls, emails, and even messages through Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn, from entrepreneurs asking questions about becoming a [...]

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Taking the ASP® Home Staging Course? Connect with classmates at Twitter

| July 31, 2014 | Comments (0)

Stagedhomes.com is pleased to introduce a new way for current and future Accredited Staging Professionals® to connect through Twitter. Those of you who currently are using Twitter to connect with your network are probably familiar with the term hashtag. It’s simply a word prefixed with the symbol #, such as #Staging and #Career. Here’s how [...]

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