PRES Staging Training

Make Sure to Give Sellers Their Homework! A Case Study…

Before we, as home stagers, decide on whether or not we want to take on a home staging job, I always advise going to see the property and meet the home seller and realtor whenever possible. There will be times in your career where you turn down a job because…

Want a FREE Home Makeover In Just One Day?

PRES training home clients are ecstatic over the transformations in their home! We’re looking for 2 great (well, not so great actually) homes for March 5th or 6th 2013. During the 5 day PRES Staging & Redesign Training course, students are taken into real clients’ homes to apply the theory…

FREE Library Talk Top 5 Home Staging Tips March 9th

Join us at this ‘FREE’ Lynn Valley library talk and learn home staging expert Dana J. Smithers’ TOP 5 HOME STAGING TIPS! Marci Deane of Mortgage Alliance West and Lois Mari Sullivan of Prudential Sussex Realty will share their knowledge for first time buyers. Lots to learn from all 3…

Creating Presentations to Grow Your Business Workshop Victoria BC

Are you ready to expand your marketing to include group talks to realtors and home owners but lack the confidence to try it? Dana J. Smithers, Canada’s Staging Guru has done 100s of professional presentations and knows that most people are naturally uncomfortable making presentations but, they can be taught!…

Creating Presentations To Grow Your Business Workshop Vancouver BC

Are you ready to expand your marketing to include group talks to realtors and home owners but lack the confidence to try it? Dana J. Smithers, Canada’s Staging Guru has done 100s of professional presentations and knows that most people are naturally uncomfortable making presentations but, they can be taught!…

PRES Workshops – Ready to Make 2013 Your BEST Year Ever?

At PRES we know how important on-going learning is to the success of any entrepreneur’s business. As a solopreneur most women are working on their own, and often from their home office. Unlike when I, and many of you, were in the corporate world, we no longer have the company…

Renting Art In North Vancouver is Easy Peasy!

Renting original art in North Vancouver just got easier! There are many great rental furnishing stores in the Lower Mainland, Fluff Rentals being one of our favourite since it has one-stop shopping staging home decor rentals for entire homes. However, if you are looking for a one-of-a-kind original art then…

Have you ever made a bed out of shower doors? PRES stagers have!

Stagers always need to ‘think outside the box’ to create new ways of using furnishings that help us create the right look. For example during one of the PRES staging training classes we needed to create a guest bedroom downstairs. During my consultation I had recommended to the seller that…