One or one and a half day depending on the market

For Licensed and Active Real Estate Agents Only***

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Earn the Designation that gives you the best marketing edge over your competitors! Gain more listings and sell homes faster by attending the proven and successful Accredited Staging Partner® Real Estate Agent (ASP®-RE) Course! This one or two day training course is specifically designed for Licensed Real Estate Agents wanting to list and sell more homes through the benefits of Home Staging. Accredited Staging Partner Real Estate Agents (ASP®-RE) will learn vital information to help you include this service as part of the business process.

The ASP®-RE Real Estate Agent Training Course Objectives:

  • Learn why it is important to Stage® all your listings
  • Effectively communicate the benefits of Staging with your sellers.
  • Create a more powerful listing presentation.
  • Understand the Fiscal Benefits of Staging – Return on Staging Investment for your sellers.
  • Receive Statistics and Data that supports Home Staging you can share with your clients.
  • Learn how Staging applies to your Fiduciary Responsibility to get the most for your sellers.
  • Learn Home Staging Sayings to better communicate with your sellers.
  • Understand the Criteria of ASP® Home Staging and learn Staging concepts, and ideas.
  • Better price your Staged listings.
  • Learn how to work with ASP® Stagers.
  • Create a more value added service and make more money in Real Estate!
  • Earn Continuing Education Credits ( in most states )

What you can expect to learn in your course:

  • What Home Staging is and what it is NOT
  • How to use Staging as a key market differentiator for business
  • How to use Staging as a key marketing tool for listings
  • The Four Phases of the Staging and Selling Cycle and how to use staging as a key business and marketing tool to benefit your clients and grow your business
  • Fulfill the Fiduciary Responsibility to your Clients and protect your business
  • Protect your Commission
  • The importance of upholding your fiduciary responsibility to the Seller by providing Home Staging information as an option for clients and protect yourself from risk of breach of duty or negligence claims
  • Preserve the Client’s Equity
  • How to get every client to say YES to Staging their properties
  • Receive current industry Statistics that prove Staging works to help homeowners get top dollar
  • Gain access to before and after photos that can be used in a listing presentation to demonstrate the powerful effect Staging has on buyers online and in person
  • Learn how to share things with clients without offending them
  • Learn key scripting and phrases that effectively communicate your message
  • Receive scripts that clearly articulate value proposition and listing process
  • Understand how valuable time is and how to partner with Stagers
  • What a real estate agent should expect when working with a Stager
  • Learn how to never give away creative ideas for free again
  • How and when to introduce Home Staging in the listing and marketing process to benefit both the Seller and listing agent.
  • How to incorporate Staging in listing contracts including phrasing and options.
  • How to get Sellers on board with Staging their properties including scripts for overcoming objections and concerns.
  • The ROSI – Return On Staging Investment for homeowners where the benefit of Staging is quantified monetarily based on proven statistics and industry standards.
  • How to communicate the cost versus investment of Home Staging to your sellers, and how Staging is a tool that helps maximize the rate of return on the sale of a property.
  • How to work with Home Stagers and collaborate for business success.
  • How Staging impacts a Buyer’s perception of a home online and in person.
  • How Staging can help with issues of repair, age or condition, including material trends, budgeting for repairs, and prioritizing where the Seller needs to invest dollars prior to listing.
  • How to build trust with Sellers and how it benefits them, demonstrating you are a partner in the Seller’s success and an advocate for their equity.
  • Current Home Staging statistics and facts they can use in your business marketing and listing presentation.
  • How to access the Staging University that includes turn-key resources for marketing and business development unavailable to the general public.
  • Course includes a 14-page Staging Criteria checklist of what needs to be done room-by-room in a property, including curb appeal.
  • Course includes key tips and guidelines for preparing houses for sale
  • Students receive a 50+ page manual once they complete the course that includes helpful information and course content review.
  • Students receive a year membership in The International Association of Home Staging Professionals®
  • Students earn their ASP® Real Estate Agent (ASP-RE®) Designation & Accreditation.
  • Students have access to ongoing education and events once they complete the course.

Once they complete the course they receive:

  • Resources that Add Value to a real estate business for student and their clients
  • Exclusive discounts and incentives only available to ASP-RE Graduates
  • A 6 months complimentary of membership in IAHSP®-Europe
  • A 6 months complimentary of membership in The International Association of Home Staging Professionals® (IAHSP®)
  • Statistics that prove Staging works
  • Staging Calculator Tool
  • Scripts and Role Playing
  • Before and After Photos of properties students can use in their marketing
  • Staging University access – forms and templates
  • Special Logos to use in marketing to brand themselves differently than their competition
  • Marketing Templates that align with the 4 Steps in the Cycle
  • Additional Marketing Information they can download and use to Educate clients
  • Overcoming Objections Webinar
  • Role Playing and Scripting Webinar
  • Making Effective Presentations Webinar
  • Goal Setting and Business Planning Webinar
  • Exposure on Top Rated Site for Referrals
  • International Stager Network referring ASP-RE Agents to clients
  • Ability to post your Listings on our Staged Property Portal for added exposure
  • Trade discounts from Key Vendor Partners that Add Value to agent’s business
  • Additional courses to Add to Agent’s Expertise
  • Course refresher opportunity at a low price

1 Day ASP®-RE Course – the Staging and Selling Cycle: 9am to 5:30pm

Day 1 is in a classroom environment where you will learn the details of the ASP® proven program of successful working practices. You will learn the four phases of The Staging and Selling Cycle and how to use Staging as a key listing and marketing tool to increase your income and listings. You will learn why and how to set Professional Policies of how to work with your clients. You will learn the 3 proven ASP® Steps of ASP® Real Estate service for your clients and the key points of each step. You will also learn how to educate your clients so that they can understand and value the benefits of Home Staging. You will learn how to use Staging as a marketing tool and a communication tool to acquire more business. The ASP® Course is all about being proactive, not reactive, and how to keep professional control with your clients.

  • Communication is crucial to your Staging success! Therefore, your ASP® Course is very detailed on day one of how to communicate with your clients on How You Work.
  • You will learn what to say and how to say it so that your sellers say yes.
  • You will learn the Concepts of Staging and key Staging Sayings.
  • You will also learn the ASP® service code of serving clients the ASP® way which is a proven system that works!

Day One is the foundation for the Staging day to follow and it is the foundation of your entire ASP®-RE Real Estate Career.

You will learn in class too how to work with ASP® Home Stagers as well.

ASP® Stagers give referrals to agents of homes they Stage® before it is listed so building a relationship with ASP® Stagers can increase your business too! Your course includes visual examples to help teach the concepts covered in class, and detailed discussions of why certain Staging choices were made.

You will receive information on the sites, the Staging University Resources, IAHSP® Association site, and key Vendors and Industry partners who offer our graduates promotional incentives and discounts on their services and products that are value-added resources you can share with your clients.

Half-Day ASP®-RE Course Curriculum for Real Estate Agents: Concepts, Staging Strategies and Color

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Day 2: 9am to 12 pm

This half-day course is an add-on to the 1-Day ASP-RE Course and can be taken in conjunction with the 1-Day and attended at the same session or you can add this 2nd day at a different time.

Learn about Resources to help you advance your business knowledge and success, and review photos of various types of properties you will encounter as a listing agent.

You will have more detailed classroom training about the processes involved in Staging a house. You will see many before and after picture examples and a powerful power point presentation to show Staging concepts. You will receive information on the sites, the Staging University Resources, IAHSP® Association site, and key Vendors and Industry partners who offer our graduates promotional incentives and discounts on their services and products that are value-added resources you can share with your clients.

ASP® and ASP®-RE Course written by Jennie Norris, ASPM®, ASP® IAHSP®-Premier, President & CEO, an Chairwoman for the International Association of Home Staging Professionals® (IAHSP®). Curriculum based on course developed by Barb Schwarz, The Creator of Home Staging® and the Home Staging Industry.

Upon Graduation, You Will Receive:

  • ASP-RE Logo to brand yourself differently than your competition
  • A detailed ASP® Course Outline
  • Your ASP® Real Estate Agent Certificate of Accomplishment (you will print this yourself from the Staging University)
  • Your COMPLIMENTARY Profile on to advertise you as an active ASP® Real Estate Agent*
  • Unlimited Access to the Vast On-Line Staging University* which has listing materials, marketing materials, thousands of before and after pictures, and forms for you to use to communicate Staging Benefits to Sellers.*
  • Continuing Education Credits where they are available. **
  • Ability to Post your ASP® Staged listings COMPLIMENTARY on the Property Search so buyers can view your Staged listings that are for sale as an active ASP®.*
  • 6 months COMPLIMENTARY membership in the International Association of Home Staging Professionals®, IAHSP®*
  • IAHSP Logo to differentiate you and your business from your competition

*Requires yearly ASP®-RE membership renewal and adherence to the ASP® Real Estate Agent Course Agreement Each Year. Your course includes 6 months of membership at which time you will have to renew.

** CE Credits are available for live courses in most states where we teach. Due to Covid19 restrictions we have had to move our course delivery to online virtual courses. Most states to not issue CE credits for virtual classes, and we are working with states to change their requirements as Covid19 has impacted our industry far longer than originally anticipated. Please check with our staff as to whether you can receive CE credits for attendance.

Important Note: Our one and 1.5 day ASP® Real Estate Agent Home Staging Training Courses are exclusive to Licensed Real Estate Agents Only. LICENSED AGENTS MUST AGREE NOT TO CHARGE SEPARATELY FROM YOUR COMMISSION FOR YOUR ASP® STAGING SERVICES IN ALL INSTANCES. If you are interested in having an actual ASP® Home Staging Business, in addition to your RE Business, please sign up for our 3 Day ASP® Home Staging Course on our® site. Or you may chose to upgrade to the 3 Day ASP Stager course during your ASP® RE Course or at any future time. This is possible and optional and special pricing offered in class is not available once you leave your initial training. Should you chose to take the 3 day ASP® Home Staging Training Course later after you have taken the ASP® 2 Day RE Agent Course the tuition that you have paid for your ASP Real Estate Agent course will be deducted from the ASP® Stager 3 day course tuition.

The One Day ASP® RE Agent Course Investment*: $175.00

The 1.5 Day ASP RE Agent Course Investment: $249.00

 (*taught in selective markets)

Both Courses Include 6 months of membership in IAHSP, and 6 months as an ASP-RE after which time you will have to renew your membership to retain access to the Staging U, use of logos and designation, and access to IAHSP events.

Call 800-392-7161 or email [email protected] for Saving Promotions Now for all ASP® Courses!

** As you become an ASP® Real Estate Agent and each year you renew your ASP® membership you can post unlimited listings on®. This gives you a huge marketing advantage over other Real Estate Agents who are not ASP’s in your area.

*** If you are not actively listing and selling homes or working with buyers and are inactive outside of maintaining your license, you are not eligible to attend the ASP-RE Course and would have to attend the 3 Day Course. This is because if you are not active in your market, your intent would be to have a staging business and you need to enroll in the ASP Stager Business course to learn the proper way to set up, market, price and manage a staging business.

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