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Do Buyers want to Interview and Date Your House?

| May 22, 2013 | Comments (0)

by Jennie Norris, ASP® Master, IAHSP®-Premier, ASP-SRS®, ASP-REO® and Official ASP® Course Trainer, Online dating is very common these days.  People create a profile with pertinent information about interests, hobbies, background, etc. and add photos for those looking online for a match.  Based on what is read online, the people decide to set up […]

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The Tools You Need to Be Successful By Stacey Gibson, ASP®, ASPM®, IAHSP®

| May 20, 2013 | Comments (0)

You don’t need to join other staging associations or to take sales or other classes… Your ASP® Training gives you everything you need to succeed! The only designation I will ever need is the ASP® and then the ASPM® designations that I earned from Staged Homes.  Every tool you need is in the manual.  The […]

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Respecting your clients

| May 2, 2013 | Comments (0)

Guest blog post by Joan Inglis, ASPM®, ASP®, IAHSP®, REALTOR® of Carolina Spaces, LLC I consider one of the most important aspects of my Home Staging training through® is that I was taught to be sensitive to my clients.  I hold this philosophy near and dear and use it foremost in my Staging business.  […]

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The Longer We Take the Less We Make

| April 1, 2013 | Comments (0)

Time is Money. We have all heard that before and yet have we really taken that to heart in our Staging businesses?  I want to encourage anyone reading this blog that is in the business of Staging we have to find ways to make our time most productive so that we maximize our profit.  We […]

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Staged and SOLD

| March 2, 2013 | Comments (0)

Recently I had the privilege of having breakfast with one of my REALTORS®, Carol, and she shared some great info with me.  One of her recent sellers, which I did a consultation with, said  she “loved me” and was thrilled that Carol referred her to me.  The house sold in 6 days for $20,000 over […]

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One month into 2013: are you following a business plan?

| February 6, 2013 | Comments (0)

Time flies when you are having fun (Stagers always are!), and we are already a month into 2013. Those who know me know I care very deeply about those who have made the commitment to their Staging business. That is why I thought I would once again share some tips for this year’s business plan. […]

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Home Seller: Find an ASP® Real Estate Agent at

| December 16, 2012 | Comments (0)

Are you about to put your home on the market? Are you in the process of interviewing real estate agents to determine who will assist you? Great News! can help you find an agent who will make your property stand out among others in your marketplace and guide you to how to sell your […]

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Consider Staged Homes For Your Next Home Purchase by Guest Blogger Megan Gates

| November 12, 2012 | Comments (0)

Did you know that homebuyers are 80 percent more likely to purchase a home that is staged to sell than an empty home? It’s true. This means that, as a buyer, you are more likely to want to buy a staged home. Since you are more likely to buy, why not begin your search with […]

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Business Plan 2013: Tip 3. Start Planning by Using Financial Forecasting, Budgeting and Monitoring

| November 10, 2012 | 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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Business Plan 2013: Tip 1. How to Create a Powerful Value Message and Why it Matters

| November 6, 2012 | Comments (0)

Time flies when you are having fun (Stagers always are!). Soon 2013 will be here. Those who know me know I care very deeply about those who have made the commitment to their Staging business. That is why I thought I would share some tips this week for next year’s business plan. Here’s my first […]

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