Getting Paid! Financial Strategies For Home Stagers

Getting Paid! Financial Strategies For Home Stagers

by Barbara Jean Jennings
     
 

Do you make these mistakes when home staging? Many stagers unwittingly set themselves up for failure when it is so easy to avoid. If you've ever lost money on a project or you're afraid you might one day, this guide is for you. Best selling home staging author, Barbara Jennings, provides another excellent strategy-filled plan, with insider secrets, to generate and

Overview

Do you make these mistakes when home staging? Many stagers unwittingly set themselves up for failure when it is so easy to avoid. If you've ever lost money on a project or you're afraid you might one day, this guide is for you. Best selling home staging author, Barbara Jennings, provides another excellent strategy-filled plan, with insider secrets, to generate and protect your profits every step of the way. There are times when clients look to escape paying for their services and home stagers need to be prudent and savvy to avoid such unfair practices. This guide teaches concrete, specific steps to take to make sure the proper documents and paper trails have been initiated to insure full payment once projects are completed. While no one wants to have to sue a client, this sometimes becomes necessary and readers will learn specific steps to take in advance to ward off the need for court, but at the same time protect their interests should legal recourse become necessary. This explicit guide also provides 53 fresh illustrated staging "tricks" to enhance your services while making a property look spectacular. This section alone is well worth the price of the guide.

Here is a list of topics included in this excellent guide on protecting your house staging profits:

  • How to Make Sure You Get What You Want
  • Don't Act Like an Elephant
  • Know What You're Worth
  • Cultivate This Important Habit
  • Work on This Important Aspect
  • Get Comfortable with This Topic
  • Avoid Working For or With These Types
  • Know What You Want to Get
  • It's Not What the Market Will Bear Or Is It?
  • What Things Are Not Your Friends
  • It's More Than Getting an Agreement or Contract
  • Three Types of Positions to Take
  • Positioning - What is it?
  • How to Recognize the Salable Property
  • How Distance Can Help You
  • What to Focus on Rather Than Features
  • Important Points to Make to Agents
  • How to Separate the Serious From the Non-Serious
  • Arriving at an Agreement
  • Effortless Clue About Paperwork
  • How to Pass the Flinch Test
  • Restraints That Will Hamper You
  • How to Protect Your Reputation
  • Making Sure Your Business Conduct is Right
  • Answering the Question: Is the Customer Always Right?
  • How to Turn a Negative Into a Positive
  • Legal Action is Always a Possibility
  • How to Limit Your Deals the Smart Way
  • Collecting the Data You Might Need
  • The Best Time to Close Your Deals
  • The One Thing You Want to Always Be
  • The One Thing You Always Want to Do
  • Why It's All About Compensation - Not Deals
  • One Last Protective Strategy
  • Learning How to Face Reality
  • Sometimes Tough Love is Required
  • More Ideas, Aids and Tools
  • Top Paint Companies in USA
  • A Handful of Successful Stagers
  • Landing the Project So You Can Make a Profit
  • Learning to Receive
  • Turning Profits Into Riches
  • What is Your Net Worth?
  • Managing Your Profits
  • Focusing on Your Opportunities
  • Focusing on Promotion
  • Overcoming Promotional Resistance
  • My Final Challenge to You
  • Questions and Answers
  • How to Make Sure You Survive Hard Economic Times
  • Twelve Tips for Success
  • Reasons to Advertise in a Tough Economy
  • Coping with Changing Times
  • Publicity Still Pays Off
  • Master the Art of Talking Points
  • Black Belt Marketing Strategies
  • Surviving the First Ten Years
  • Additional Resources

The author has also written the following books: Home Staging for Profit, Staging Portfolio Secrets, Staging Luxurious Homes, Rearrange It, Advanced Redesign, Home Staging for Yourself, Arrange Your Stuff, Wall Groupings!, Where There's a Wall - There's a Way. She also hosts Decorate-Redecorate.Com which is home to the Academy of Staging and Redesign, one of the most respected home study schools for the home staging and interior redesign industry.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780961802691
Publisher:
Ahava Enterprises
Publication date:
01/01/2009
Pages:
192
Sales rank:
632,326
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.44(d)

Meet the Author

Barbara Jennings, CSS/CRS, Director of the Academy of Staging and Redesign will help readers find, uncover, discover, refine and use the best tactics to achieve higher, bigger, better and more profitable results from their home staging business. She has trained thousands of stagers and redesigners all over the globe through her home study books and dual certification courses. She teaches the most impacting, challenging and transforming tactics that lead to the fastest, easiest, safest and most profitable yields. She has personally mentored stagers and redesigners across the USA, Canada, Australia and Europe since 2002. The Academy is hosted at Decorate-Redecorate.Com, and Jennings has nearly 4 decades of experience in interior design, home staging, redesign, marketing and promotion of a business. She has successfully built 4 home based businesses in the design field in her distinguished career.

A best selling author of distinction (whose books are well noted for their specifics and detailed information), she has authored 11 books and 6 electronic books such as: Home Staging for Profit (print or ebook), Staging Luxurious Homes (print), Staging Portfolio Secrets (print), Getting Paid: Financial Strategies for Stagers (print), Home Staging for Yourself (print), Rearrange It (print or ebook), Decor Secrets Revealed (ebook), Arrange Your Stuff (print), Advanced Redesign (print or ebook, Where There's a Wall - There's a Way (print), Wall Groupings! (print), Pro Art Consulting (print or ebook), and The Secret Art of Hanging Art (ebook). She also developed the highly respected Certified Staging Specialist Designation (CSS) and hosts one of the largest online directories for stagers and redesigners on the internet PLUS a free discussion forum for the exchange of ideas on staging, redesign and decorating in general. Jennings continues to actively develop and pioneer innovative, affordable visual aids, promotional tools, slideshows and CDs, home-study dual certification courses and assorted back-end products to assist readers in promoting and managing a staging and redesign business long term, which are all available at her website, including free monthly design newsletters, the International Staging and Redesign Directory and the free discussion forum. Look for more of her books, visual aids and tools at her website.

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