This is a very valuable post for all to read, especially wanna be home stagers.
Today I received an email from a coworker and about fell out of my chair reading it. I'm not really sure why, since I took my position as Executive Director of Certified Staging Professionals it seems that I get a lot of these emails, but for some reason - perhaps if you read the article you'll understand - this one bothered me a bit more than usual.
By author Tracy Coenen who is a forensic accountant and fraud examiner in Chicago and Milwaukee who investigates white collar crimes, including cases of financial statement fraud, embezzlement, tax fraud, and insurance fraud. She is the author of Expert Fraud Investigation and Essentials of Corporate Fraud and more than 100 articles on fraud featured in industry publications.
If you are even considering getting into the home staging business and taking a course... be sure to read this. Remember, if it sounds to good to be true, then it probably is....