Press release - Announces 3-Day ASP® Staging Course Webinar Series is proud to announce the addition of a 3-Day ASP® Staging Course offered by webinar to compliment its in-class programs taught in locations around the United States and Canada and its online course for ASP® Real Estate Agents. The 3-Day webinar series, taught personally by Barb Schwarz, Creator of Home Staging and Founder of the International Association of Home Staging Professionals®, will take place on Wednesday, August 17, 2011, through Friday, August 19, 2011.

The Accredited Staging Professional® Home Staging Course was created by Barb Schwarz, the Creator of Home Staging®, President and CEO of and the International Association of Home Staging Professionals®. Schwarz developed the concept of Home Staging in the early 1970's and has since educated more than one-million people on the subject. She is a nationally known and award-winning speaker, author and trainer.

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Professional Home Staging is the fastest growing new career opportunity in the real estate industry. Recommended by top real estate agents and as seen on television, Home Staging is professionally preparing homes for sale, so that they appeal to the most amount of buyers and generate the highest price in the least amount of time on market. In today's market conditions, Staging® sells homes. Home Staging is NOT decorating, fluffing, interior design or redesign! Instead, Home Staging® is detailing, de-cluttering, depersonalizing and preparing a seller's home to give it a "model home" appearance so that the potential buyer can "see" themselves living in the home.

Statistics* gathered by shows that 94% of homes Staged by an Accredited Staging Professional® sell in 29 days or less, compared to an average of 145 days for homes that are not Staged. Homes Staged by Accredited Staging Professionals® stay on the market 83% less time than a home that has not been staged.

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* Based upon a survey conducted by The International Association of Home Staging Professionals® and® of over 1,000 homes (62% Vacant, 38% occupied) across the Continental US and Canada prepared for sale by Accredited Staging Professionals (ASP®) in today's market.

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Gina Vierra

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