Staging & Redesign has listened to your requests and has now brought our home staging certification training program online. SAR is one of the most respected training groups in North America, recommended by the top producing home stagers in the industry.
Our new online home staging certification course takes the best of our in-class staging training in a way that allows you to control how fast and when you want to learn. Hands-on staging training and mentoring opportunities with the nation’s best professionals are still available through our packages and ala cart options. Best of all, our online certification course is only $695
Online home staging certification course in 13 modules*:
Module 1: Staging Facts, Fiction & Fundamentals
Learn the history of staging and how that relates to overcoming objections in today’s market. Find out what staging really is, what it is not and how to properly present your business to your potential clients.
Module 2: Types of Consultations, Jobs & Revenue Streams
Learn about how we make money in our industry. Explore the various types of consultations, including creating your own mock consultations on the Market Ready Real Estate online home staging consultation program.
Module 3: Design Principle & Practice
Find out the differences between staging, redesign and design work. Learn the hows and whys of proper design as well as the most common errors in our industry and how to avoid them.
Module 4: Setting up your business & getting started
You don’t know what you don’t know is the saying. After this module, you’ll know what you need to be working on to get your business off the ground, legal and protected.
Module 5: Understanding demographics
Business is all about understanding demographics. Whether you are choosing the colors for your logo, the type of paper for your business cards, or what items go into a given property, demographics are the key to owning and operating a successful business.
Module 6: Talking the Talk- Understanding Real Estate
In this industry you must speak their language. Be clear on conveyances, ways to present verifiable statistics and sound like the professional you want to be by using their terms.
Module 7: Clients, Bids, Sales & Marketing
Perhaps the four most important things to understand to run a competitive, profitable business. We’ll address these topics in depth so that you are prepared to operate like a business, not a hobby.
Module 8: Overcoming Objections
Learn how to find out what they aren’t saying and get down to the heart of overcoming objections. When you understand what they are really afraid of, it’s easy to close the deal without being high pressure or ‘salesy’.
Module 9: Pricing Strategies
If you don’t price your work properly then you have a sure ticket to failure. Understand profit margins, billable vs non-billable hours and calculate exactly what is right for your market and probable client demographics.
Module 10: Accessories, Inventory & Management
Whether you work strictly with occupied (lived-in) properties or vacant one, you’ll need some level of inventory to succeed in this business. This module will discuss inventory options from purchase to purge and all the management in between. You’ll also get a peek at the Darby Inventory Management System, the best inventory management product on the market.
Module 11: Team Building
You might think your initial training isn’t the right time to talk about teams, but you would have that wrong. Learning when to start adding team members and planning your business for them from day 1 will make the process easier when the time comes. This will also give you insight into working with other stagers in your area on a referral basis and what to expect if you do.
Module 12: Photography & Portfolio
The best marketing in the world will do nothing if you don’t have beautiful photos and a portfolio to show them off. Here we’ll discuss some of the best ways of doing just that as well as what you should have in that portfolio.
Module 13: Tools & Safety
Know what you’ll need to get the job done and how to keep your client’s belonging and your personal being safe. This is all about tricks of the trade.
The learning doesn’t stop here! Also included in your online course:
♦ Business Forms & Templates – digital templates of contracts, bids, quotes and more
♦ Certification Logo (with passing grade) – receive a 75% or higher grade on each module and earn your Certified Stager logo and designation.
♦ Private Group Mentoring – set in private Facebook group, feel free to ask questions of instructors & peers, post photos for layout suggestions, or links you want to share. Stay up to date, where you already go!
♦ 300 + page e-manual broken down module by module. Within each module you’ll have your manual there for you to follow when needed. Upon request, we can even send it to your kindle or e-reader device so you have it on the job for quick reference.
♦ Your designation never expires. Some training companies expect you to pay an annual membership fee to keep your designation active. Not SAR. You’ve earned it, so keep it!
♦ Listing on “find a stager” section of SAR. Let us help you get noticed.
♦ Student Press – Did you do something noteworthy, have a great DIY idea, or just want to show off a magnificent stage? Send us your press releases, articles or blogs and we’ll publish them in our student press section complete with link backs to your outside blog, fanpage or website.
♦ Market Ready Real Estate Reports – Not one, but TWO (2) Market Ready Real Estate Reports so that you can present yourself in the most professional manner possible!
The price for all of this is just $695!