New Direction Home Staging

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  What is Staging® and What is an Accredited Staging® Professional® Master?   

The moment home owners decide to put their homes on the market the properties they’ve lived in effectively become products. Their real estate agents assess a sales price, devise a marketing plan to get the home sold and prepare to put the listing in the multiple listing service.

Now more than ever, especially in the current buyer’s market, it’s extremely important to make a listing stand out in the marketplace.

So what can consumers and their agents do to catch the attention of home buyers? They need to:

Make the first impression of the home positive and inviting

• Enable buyers to envision themselves living in the home

• Show the full potential of the home

Make the home visually appealing for online listings

In short, sellers and the real estate agents representing them need to Stage their homes with the assistance of an Accredited Staging Professional®.

  • An Accredited Staging Professional Master (ASPM®) is a dedicated Accredited Staging Professional®, who has studied, learned and mastered the proven and powerful techniques of Staging homes. • An Accredited Staging Professional Master (ASPM®) has successfully completed an extensive, detailed, 5‐day ASPM® course exclusively with Barb Schwarz, the Creator of Home Staging®, President and Founder of and the International Association of Home Staging Professionals. Each ASPM® has also completed the prerequisite 3‐day ASP® course exclusively taught by before completing specialized ASPM® studies and passing a mandatory thorough examination on preparing homes for sale and particulars of the Home Staging Industry. • An Accredited Staging Professional Master (ASPM®) is committed to the principles and practices of marketing properties in accordance with the Code of Ethics and recognized as the leaders of the Home Staging Industry. ASPMs® are taught to follow the below in the ASPM® Course as they earn their ASPM® Designation: • Renew yearly their detailed ASPM® License agreement of membership with, the World's Leader in Home Staging Education • Agree to and uphold the ASP®/ASPM® Code of Ethics • Agree to and Uphold the ASP®/ASPM® Consumer Foundation of Service Creed • A Business license for their ASPM® Staging Business as an ASPM® Stager. • Staging Insurance as an ASPM® Stager • A Sales Tax ID number in the state where they work as an ASPM® Stager • A commercial Checking account for their Business • To continue their education by returning to additional ASPM® Courses to stay up to date in the Home Staging Industry and their ASPM® Designation. • Hold current active membership in The International Association of Home Staging Professionals®