Accredited Staging Professional® – (ASP®)

Accredited ASP® Stagers are true Professionals trained under strict guidelines using proven Staging techniques developed for over 35 years by Barb Schwarz, The Creator of Home Staging®.

When you bring your home on the market and Stage® your house for sale always hire an ASP®. 

There is no governmental agency which regulates the Staging industry.   The Accredited Staging Professional® belongs to IAHSP which has a Code of Ethics which they are expected to follow to be able to be called an Accredited Staging Professional® and to remain a member of the IAHSP.  (International Association of Home Staging Professionals).

Accredited Staging Professionals®:

  • Have completed an intense 3-day Training about the Staging and the staging business
  • Must pass a detailed written examination
  • Agree to follow the ASP® Code of Ethics and the ASP® Consumer Foundation of Service Creed
  • Renew yearly to maintain their ASP® Designation and the guidelines therein and their membership with

ASP’s® are taught to:

  • Hold a Business License or RE License
  • Carry Staging or E and O Insurance
  • Hold a Sales Tax ID number as a Stager®
  • Have a commercial checking account for their Business
  • Continue their education by returning to additional ASP® Courses
  • Hold a current active membership in The International Association of Home Staging Professionals®

The ASP® Designation is the benchmark designation of the entire Home Staging Industry.  

For more info about the Accredited Staging Professional® designation see:

Taresa Lutz is an Accredited Staging Professional® and former owner of Stellar Staging Group.   Taresa is also a former member of the Houston Chapter of IAHSP and was active on the board as their Treasurer for 3 years..

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