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The Two Day ASA® Course

Train to be an Accredited Staging Assistant®

This Intensive Course is for those who want to be part of a Home Staging Company to use Creativity and Talent to make properties look beautiful, and do not want to build their own Home Staging business

From StagedHomes.com, the Industry's Recognized Leader in Staging Education!

Curriculum written by Jennie Norris, ASPM®, IAHSP®-Premier, President & CEO, StagedHomes.com, Chairwoman, IAHSP®-Premier

Join the Hottest New Profession in Real Estate!

This two-day intensive Accredited Staging Assistant Training course developed by Jennie Norris, President & CEO of StagedHomes.com is for home-based professionals who are Creative and enjoy making spaces look beautiful as part of the Home Staging industry but do not want the responsibility and pressure of building a business.

You will receive expert instruction from a curriculum based on proven Staging methodology and techniques refined over decades of time tested research. Your class will be led by a StagedHomes.com® Certified ASP® Course Trainer. You will learn state-of- the-art Staging techniques from the pros, and then have the opportunity to put it into practice by Staging a "real" house as a group project (day two).

After your two days your detailed and extensive ASA® Training Course, you will graduate with resources and opportunities to help you connect with colleagues in your region that need YOU as part of their team.

BUT WAIT – THERE IS MORE!!

You will become Accredited, Certified, and Designated as an ASA® upon your ASA® Graduation. StagedHomes.com is the ONLY Home Staging Training company that Accredits the STUDENT. Our graduates earn the highest form of training in the industry, and are Accredited, Certified and Designated in Home Staging.

The ASA® Course Curriculum:

Day 1: 9:00 am - 5:30 pm

Learn How to Educate Your Clients and the Real Estate Agents You Work with and Meet

Day 1 is in a classroom environment where you will learn the details of the proven program of successful working practices. You will learn why and how to set Professional Policies of how to work with your clients. You will learn the 3 proven Steps of service Realtors® provide and how Staging fits into the process. You will also view before and after photos of occupied houses and discuss curb appeal strategies for sellers.

Communication is crucial to your Staging success! Staging Talent is one thing, but learning how to get sellers and Real Estate agents to do what you share with them is another. As an ASA® you may have times where you are sharing with clients about Staging, and need to understand the WHY for Realtors and Sellers. You may be part of their process – helping them prepare their house for sale with occupied hands-on Staging, and understanding how to be sensitive to potential issues, how to share messages that may be hard for the client to hear, with compassion and kindness is the key.

You can be the greatest Stager in the world, but if you are not able to educate your clients on the benefits of Staging then they probably will not Stage® their home. Therefore, the Course is very detailed on day one of how to communicate with your clients and RE Agents so that they say ‘yes’. On day one you will learn what to say and how to say it so that the clients see you as an advocate for their sale, and you improve your own self-talk for best positive outcome. You will learn the service code and creed and the steps of serving clients the which is the proven system that works! Day One is the foundation for the also crucial day to follow and it is the foundation of being an ASA®.

Day 2: 9:00 am - 5:30 pm

Staging Day! Experience the "Magic" of Transforming an actual Home with Staging!

In the morning of Day 2 of your ASA® Course, you will learn all the tools you have available through the Staging University® to help you be the best assistant you can be. By reviewing many before and after sets of various types of properties, you will have detailed classroom training on how to Stage® a house in the different rooms that most homes have. Your ASA® course shows you that Staging is not about just "buying things" but rather how to work with what the homeowner has in ‘lived in homes’ and how to use your creativity to do the best possible work to serve your clients in the best possible way. There are many before and after pictures/slides to see as examples of what can be done working with just what the seller has in the lived in home. Vacant Home Staging will be discussed in detail with various categories of Vacant properties from modest to multi-million dollar properties. You will see not only before and after examples, you will learn Staging Ideas, materials to use, key Staging Concepts, and creative problem solving of how to make Staging magic out of almost anything! You will learn the Steps of Staging and Consultations and home staging sayings.

Then, in the afternoon you and your entire class will go to a home that is on the market for sale or coming on the market soon and you will either Stage® it using what the homeowner has and your creativity or write up a consultation for a great hands-on experience. This is not only fun but a very enlightening, educational, empowering, experience that will empower you and help you build confidence in your ability to Stage®.

You receive your ASA® - Accredited Staging Assistant® Course comes with an ASA® Manual that contains key information on the following:

  • Business Set Up
  • Obtaining a Business License
  • Obtaining a Re-Sale License
  • 1099 versus W4
  • Designing and Ordering Business Cards
  • Tracking Expenses
  • Independent Contractor Agreement and Non Competes/Non Disclosures
  • What Your Role Is
  • Mastery of Basic Tools Used in Staging
  • Furniture Arrangement
  • Living Room
  • Dining Room
  • Guide to Hanging Artwork – Do’s and Don’t’s
  • Using Area Rugs – Placement
  • Moving and Lifting Furniture Techniques
  • Time Management
  • General Guidelines for a Staging Project
  • On-Site Protocol
  • Packing and Unpacking Inventory
  • Storage and Warehouse Protocol

** ASA Students must complete the course in order to receive their designation. (Please do not make travel plans that will interfere with completing the course)

ASP® Course Offerings:

Here are all of the great tools and services that you will receive upon graduation as an ASP® Home Staging Professional:

  • You will earn the ASA® Designation and become listed COMPLIMENTARY on the internet's #1 top rated Staging website* Directory, StagedHomes.com®
  • You may post your ASA® Staged Houses COMPLIMENTARY that are currently for sale on the StagedHomes.com® Property Search so buyers can view the Staged homes that are for sale*
  • You will be given an ASA® Profile where you share information for the public and Real Estate Agents to see and read about you*
  • A detailed ASA® Training Manual, written by Jennie Norris, President & CEO of StagedHomes.com
  • Hands on experience of Staging an actual home that is on or going on the market for sale which is a fun, educational, and very empowering learning opportunity and experience for you
  • Access to The One and Only Online Staging University® in the world, containing business templates, forms, and other support materials for your Staging business*
  • Exclusive Promotions, Discounts and Offers available only to ASAs® such as Sherwin Williams with up to 50% off*
  • Licensing of the official Stage® Trademark*
  • ASA® Course Certificate of completion
  • One year COMPLIMENTARY membership in the International Association of Home Staging Professionals® (IAHSP®) ($150 VALUE)*

* Requires yearly ASP® membership renewal and yearly acceptance and adherence to the ASP® Stager Course Agreement
Accredited Staging Professional®, ASP®, ASPM®, STAGE®, IAHSP® and are all Federally Registered Trademarks of Barb, Inc., d/b/a StagedHomes.com®.

Two Day ASA® Course Investment $899.00.

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* Requires yearly ASA®/IAHSP® membership renewal and adherence to the ASA® Course Agreement

Stage® is a federally registered trademark of StagedHomes.com. ASA® is a trademark of StagedHomes.com. IAHSP® is a trademark of StagedHomes.com®. The Creator of Home Staging® is a Federally Registered Trademark of Barb Schwarz.