Training for Realtors

You can do this! Our courses are jam-packed with everything you need to be a staging phenomenon. The courses are presented in a clear, concise, and fun format, so you will be prepared for your first client! Effective staging begins with the principles of interior design. Speak to your clients with confidence when you possess expert skills and knowledge.

As one of the Top 5 Staging companies in North America, we have learned how to build a successful business. Learn from our experience and mistakes—hey, we like to keep it real! No need to reinvent the wheel, just get rollin’.


Our training is one of only three that have passed the rigorous vetting process to be accredited by RESA. It is the only one that combines the convenience of online training, with hands-on, personal experience, staging both occupied and vacant homes.

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Training for Realtors

Staging Design Agent™ course includes


Staging Design Agent™ Designation certificate and logo

Set yourself apart from other realtors

6 hours CE Credit available in Texas

*Additional $50 Processing Fee

Course #: 06-00-087-29220

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7 Online Training Modules

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Access to “BackStage” Online Member Forum

Private group where you can get answers from experts

Easy step-by-step guide

No mystery but plenty of magic

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  • How to cut your Days on Market in half
  • The art of targeting the buyer
  • How to assess staging needs
  • Top 6 Perceptions of a home buyer
  • How to overcome client objections
  • The secrets of getting top dollar for your listings in record time

Training Modules


Module 1

  • Gauge your current staging ability
  • 4 Ways to Turn a Seller Interview into a Signed Listing Agreement
  • Staging Statistics that will knock your socks off
  • How to leave the competition in the dust

Module 2

  • Decorating vs. Staging
  • 6 Buyer perceptions
  • How to influence each perception

Module 3

  • Profile the target buyer
  • Identify target generation
  • Create emotional connection
  • How to effectively market for the right buyer

Module 4

  • Key areas to stage
  • Tips for staging each of these areas
  • Real-life before and after examples

Module 5

  • 7 steps to assess staging needs
  • 4 C’s of staging preparation
  • Strategies to sell any property

Module 6

  • Problems associated with selling vacant properties
  • Remedies
  • Dozens of Our Personal Staging Success Stories

Module 7

  • 4 Ways to act in the best interest of your client
  • Staging in a Buyer’s Market/Seller’s Market
  • How to retain negotiating power
  • Script for dealing with resistance
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