Start & Run a Home Staging Business
The home staging industry offers one of the fastest growing small-business opportunities today. As sophisticated home buyers are demanding “move-in ready” homes with minimal renovations needed, home stagers are hired to help sell the homes quickly and for top dollar.
Author Dana J. Smithers offers insider tips on all aspects of the home staging industry to help you start your business and create a successful and profitable marketing plan. A CD-ROM includes worksheets and checklists including sample proposals, inventory agreements, and a space planning grid.
The book addresses key topics applicable to start-up home stagers, including:
- Determining market opportunities
- Start-up costs
- Choosing your services
- Creating strategic alliances
- Maintaining client relations
- Writing proposals, bids, and invoices