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Guest blog: What You Need to Stage® a Kid’s Bedroom

| March 20, 2014 | Comments (0)

Although a child’s bedroom may look like a toy store exploded in it most of the time, you don’t want to simulate that look when Staging the home. In reality, you want to make it look simple, yet ideal for the perfect look. It’s uncommon for a child to have an immaculate bedroom most of [...]

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Prepping for the Spring Market: 5 Tips from Kim Addelman

| March 6, 2014 | Comments (0)

Sellers need to be prepared to greet Buyers who are out and about enjoying the beautiful weather. Kim Addelman, a licensed Real Estate Salesperson with Realty USA and accredited ASP® Stager gives her top five tips. Less is more – De-cluttering is crucial when preparing a home for sale. By de-personalizing and eliminating the fluff, [...]

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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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Casting Call for Unique Staging Stories and Case Studies

| February 25, 2014 | Comments (0)

As you most likely know, Stagedhomes.com works closely with media outlets – television, radio, newspapers, magazines, bloggers, podcasters and many more – and we are often asked to contribute stories. We are frequently asked to provide clever ideas and tips, as well as anecdotal stories, about how you as Home Stager and/or REALTOR® made one [...]

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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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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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Make the Most of the Stagedhomes.com Blog: Read Past Articles

| January 29, 2014 | Comments (0)

A little more than six years ago we recognized that ASPs® and ASPMs®wanted a place to learn about new benefits with their ASP® and IAHSP® memberships, programs and events, and new features they immediately could put to use in their businesses. We heard from many who wanted to find a way to interact with us [...]

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LAST CHANCE To Enter for a Chance to Win a 3-Day ASP Home Stager Course!

| January 27, 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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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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