Tag Archives: staging-training

Considering Home Staging Training? The 3 Short-Sighted Mistakes You’ll Regret

I’ve received many emails lately from people anguishing over which home staging training program to take, so I thought it might be helpful to write this post. I’m going to be honest:  I’m not someone with a background in marketing or business. The one thing that still makes me cringe after all these years is […]

Neutral Paint Colors for Historic Homes? No Way!

Time and again, I’ve seen people use neutral paint colors for historic homes. With very few exceptions, it doesn’t work. Why not? Beige and gray paint colors have been all the rage for go-to interior colors since the 1990’s. Not so much prior to that. Your grandparents and grandparents’ grandparents were looking to brighten up […]

Study Confirms: Staging Colors Increase Home Sale Prices

I’ve been saying it for years now – the right staging colors increase the sales price of homes on the market. I believe it and have built my business on it!   Many of you know that I founded the RESA-accredited Expert Psychological Stager™ certification course after a decade of staging homes to sell quickly and […]

How To Choose Paint Colors for Staging Homes

Is choosing paint colors for staging homes to sell different than choosing them for a home you plan to continue living in? Yes and no. While I guide all my clients towards colors that update their home while taking their existing finishes into account, I want the homeowner’s personality and personal preferences to shine through […]

First Impressions In Home Staging – Even More Important Than You Realize

First impressions in home staging – you may not realize just HOW important they truly are.  How much do you really know about the impact of the first impression on homebuyer decision-making? First of all, it’s important to understand that the “decision” to like or dislike a visual stimulus is not truly a decision. It is […]

Changing Lives with Psychological Staging – Before and After

Tomorrow I’ll begin training 15 strangers who will earn their Expert Psychological Staging certifications by week’s end. People are coming in to take my Nashville course from Maryland, New Jersey, California, Alabama, and Texas (to name a few). Beyond the classroom, I provide ongoing mentoring, promotion, and referrals to EPS™ stagers as they either launch […]

Home Staging Tricks You Should Know

I am in my third year of teaching and certifying professional home stagers in my unique proprietary system called Psychological Staging.   In our latest course, we had a full class of wonderful women – from beginning stagers to experienced staging business owners. 3-day intensive home staging course at F&M Mortgage in beautiful Brentwood, Tennessee […]

Last Chance to Become an Expert Psychological Stager This Summer!

My three day home staging certification course is only being offered once this summer, and the dates are June 16-18, 2016. The course is held in beautiful Nashville, Tennessee. more info here There are only a couple of spaces left in the class, so sign up while you still can. Join the growing number of […]

What You Need to Know About the Younger Home Buyer

The younger home buyer. If you are considering selling your home, it’s time to start thinking about THEM rather than YOU. Most of the time, THEY are the target demographic when marketing your home. And you realize that selling your home is about marketing a product, right?   If you aren’t taking the time to […]

Seasonality, Real Estate, and Home Staging – Your Burning Questions Answered

Last week was a busy one for me, and it included a home staging here in Nashville with Molly Hendricks, who earned her Expert Psychological Stager™ certification with me in September of this year. Just 48 hours after we staged the home, I got the message from Brentwood Area Homes that the house was already […]