Barnett, owner of Indiana's largest and most prolific Home Staging and Home Staging Training Company was awarded this honor during the F. C. Tucker annual service awards celebration. This was the third consecutive year that Barnett and Home Matters has received this honor.
The award was presented to Barnett by Elaine Sholty, President of the F. C. Tucker Home Services division and Valerie Hayes, Service Coordinator. The Best in Class award is presented to service providers who offer services in 29 categories. The Best in Class award is given to service providers based on feedback from F. C. Tucker Agents and their clients. Barnett and Home Matters were awarded Best in Class in the Home Staging and design category. "I am a bit overwhelmed and very grateful that we have received this honor three years in a row" Barnett stated. Barnett went on to say "Because it comes from feedback of those actually using our services, It makes it all that more rewarding. Any business owner would be delighted hearing that their clients find great value in the service you provide.
Barnett-A Staging professional, interior decorator, former realtor and Home Staging Trainer- founded Home Matters Home Staging, Redesign and Training in early 2004 and today operates one of the most prolific Home Staging companies in Indiana having serviced over 1,200 clients with 4 design/staging specialist. Barnett was trained in 2004 as an Accredited Staging Professional (ASP) and extended her education in 2008 by becoming SAR Certified and again in 2009 by becoming certified as a CSP. Barnett earned the RESA-PRO designation in October 2010. Barnett is a Home Staging Instructor for the Staging and Redesign (SAR) company and is also an Indiana State certified instructor through the Indiana Professional Licensing Agency and the Indiana Real Estate Commission offering certified training to Home Stagers and Real Estate agents including a GRI Continued Education class for the Indiana Association of Realtors at the IUPUI Campus at Kokomo, Indiana. Linda served as Technical Editor for the Home Staging for Dummies book, released by Wiley Publishing, Inc. in May of 2008. Barnett was a finalist for the 2010 RESA Professional Stager of the year award and has been a past nominee of this award in 2007 and 2009. Home Matters was recently awarded the prestigious 2010 Angie's List Super Service Award, an honor bestowed annually on approximately 5 percent of all the companies rated on the nation's leading provider of consumer reviews.