Stager Products FAQ

While there is no licensing required to become a stager, certification through a recognized training program is essential to your success. This course will prepare you in every way to launch or grow your staging career. When you complete the course, you will be able to download your certificate with the prestigious Staging Design Professional™ designation (SDP™).

Unlike many courses out there, this one was created by a team of stagers who are in the trenches, actively staging homes on a daily basis. Our company has grown from a little idea to one of the largest and most successful staging teams in the world. You get to benefit from our experience, as well as our mistakes.

Principles of great design are the basis for everything you will learn. You will be able to confidently articulate the strategic reasons for every staging recommendation you make.

R-E-S-P-E-C-T….Find out what it means to your clients.

Absolutely! You will discover so many ways to improve and enhance your staging business. You have been using your amazing intuition, but now you will have the tools and skills to take it to the next level.
The course is self-paced so you can power through and launch your business quickly, or you can take your time and savor each juicy morsel of information. You will have access to the course for one year, but can download all of the forms, checklist, tools, etc permanently.
Immediately! Your online training access begins as soon as you complete the registration process.
The incredible hands-on sessions are where you will really get some personal experience and coaching. To maximize that time, you must complete the online portion of the training prior to coming to the seminar. We have way too much to share with you to fit both into those precious few days.
Easy as ABC. You will be guided through step-by-step and can track your progress as you move through the modules. To ensure that you are fully qualified, certain elements of each module must be completed before continuing on to the next. You must pass each assessment with 80% accuracy to receive credit.
Everything you need to get rolling and to grow your business is included. We figured it all out the hard way, so you don’t have to.
Yes! No need to reinvent the wheel. There are a bajillion forms, contracts, checklists, etc that we have already created for you to customize. These are the papers that we developed over the years and use every day.
Your status as a Staging Design Professional™ grants you membership in our private forum where you can post questions and share your experience with other stagers and realtors. This is an invaluable ongoing resource.
We are so confident that this course will be invaluable to you, that if for any reason you are dissatisfied, we offer a full refund.
Course fees include online video training, all course materials, and 1 year membership in Staging Studio. During live training sessions (Master Level), lunch and snacks are provided. Accommodations and transportation are not included.
Full course fee is due prior to accessing any course. This may be broken into three payments for Master Level Course, however access is granted only after paid in full.
Here are a couple that we suggest, but you are free to check out any of San Antonio’s amazing hotels. Airbnb - Casi Cielo - Cute 1 bedroom private apartment with kitchen, bath, and small living area, owned by our Lead Stager. AIRPORT: DoubleTree by Hilton San Antonio Airport (4 star) 37 NE Interstate 410 Loop, San Antonio, TX 78216 210-366-2424 FourPoints by Sheraton San Antonio Airport (3 star) 8818 Jones Maltsberger Rd, San Antonio, TX 78216 210-348-9960 DOWNTOWN/RIVERWALK: Hotel Indigo Riverwalk (3 star) 830 North Saint Mary's, San Antonio, TX 78205 210-527-1900 Hampton Inn Downtown/Riverwalk (3 star) 414 Bowie St., San Antonio, TX 78205 210-225-8500
Of course, the online portion can be accessed anywhere in the world that has wifi. The Master Level Hands-On Training is based from our warehouse at 1516 W Contour, San Antonio, TX. From there, we will caravan to the homes that we will stage.
Uber is a very convenient and inexpensive option in San Antonio. You will need to make your way to and from the warehouse each day, but can easily catch a ride with us from there to the stagings. If you want to rent a car, we have all the large car rental companies near the airport. Here are a few: Hertz - 210-541-0868 Alamo - 800-992-9823 Enterprise - 210-308-7327
Business casual for the first day and casual for the next 2 days. Keep in mind that our local weather is usually pretty hot, so check the forecast before you pack.
In order to provide the opportunity to stage both an occupied and a vacant home, we need access to our inventory of furnishings, moving truck, crew, client list, etc here in San Antonio. You will also benefit from seeing a large staging company and its systems in action. Therefore, at this time the live training is only offered in San Antonio.
Staging Studio will provide lunch and snacks during the 3 days of training. Let us know if you have any dietary restrictions, but you can probably count on Torchy’s Tacos at least one day, if Roxanne has her way.
Training is scheduled 9-5 for the hands-on sessions, including Q/A time. On the second evening, you have the option of meeting us for dinner at a local restaurant (dutch treat), but other evenings you are free to explore our beautiful city on your own or with some of your class-mates. San Antonio is a favorite tourist destination, so you may want to add a day or 2 to taste more margaritas.
In the event of an emergency that makes it impossible for an applicant to attend after registering, we will do our best to transfer you to an alternate scheduled date. For changes more than one month ahead, a $100 transfer fee will apply. For changes less than one month ahead, a $200 transfer fee will apply. Refunds will not be granted unless the decision to cancel has been made by Staging Studio. In this case, student has the option of a full refund or transfer to another scheduled date.
Any friend of yours is a friend of ours. If you register together, each receives $100 off the Master Level course.
Staging Studio retains the copyright to all of the training provided. It is intended for the use of our students only. You are free to use the forms and checklists in your own business, but please do not distribute in any other way without express permission.