resa: Hamilton, Ontario Remax Realtor Wins Prestigious Award!!!!! - 02/18/11 05:29 AM
I am so happy to report that one of the agents I work with on a regular basis and have built a partnership with has won the RESA Realtor of the year award for 2011. Doug Folsetter from Remax Escarpment Realty Inc. in Hamilton Ontario.  The winners of the 2011 RESA awards were announced at the 2011 RESA Convention in Las Vegas January 23, 2011.  

Congratulations Doug!!!!!!!  Way to support home staging as a valid addition to your business.

resa: Real Estate Staging Association Conference in LasVegas a Huge Success - 02/10/11 06:30 AM
The Real Estate Staging Association Annual Conference in Las Vegas was a huge success.  The RESA conference was held in January and approximately 400 stagers from all over North America were there.Although there were many hi-lights from the RESA conference event the top three for me were:1.  Jackson West from "Reveal Estate" home staging.Jackson's presentation for the RESA conference was "How to Close More Sales and Raise Your Profits by Perfecting Client Proposals".I learned a great deal and am now putting together a template for my own Client Proposal.2.  Christine Rae from "Certified Staging Professionals".Christine is very passionate about going green … (5 comments)

resa: Debbie Travis "All For One" (Oakville) receives help from Hamilton/Halton RESA Chapter - 11/15/10 02:32 PM
In one of my previous posts, I shared Hamilton/Halton Real Estate Staging Association Chapter's Charity of choice "Wall's of Hope".
Sera Mansueto, the founder of "Wall's of Hope" was being honoured by Debbie Travis as an unsung hero in Oakville for her generous and hard work in helping families in the Oakville area.
The show "All For One" was taped at the end of August and aired on October 31.
Many of our RESA chapter members were part of the 5 day project honouring Sera .
It was an exciting, exhausting, and educational 5 days.
Here are some pictures of some … (17 comments)

resa: Hamilton/Burlington Real Estate Staging Association October Chapter Meeting - 11/01/10 01:44 PM
Hamilton/Burlington Real Estate Staging Association October Chapter Meeting was a big success.
We had many in attendance and some very good presentations.
Linda Graydon shared some photos with the group of our "Wall's of Hope" project.

Linda also shared a slideshow of the "Debbie Travis"  project some of us also participated in.  Debbie Travis's new show is"All For One".

This is me listening intently to what Debbie is telling me.
Also during the meeting I shared the picture hanging tip I learned here on Activerain via Kym Tarr's blog post.
Laurie Carther from "Silklauer" Designs also shared a … (2 comments)

resa: Hamilton/Burlington RESA Chapter September Meeting - 10/04/10 05:37 AM
The Hamilton/Burlington RESA Chapter met on September 27 at Tansley Woods Community Centre.
Our guest speaker was Laurey Fawcett from Sherwin Williams Paint. Laurey had a lot of information to share about paint and how to pick the right paint for your project.  She taught us how to read the fan deck properly and the types of finishes were discussed.  Unfortunately we were unable to have Laurey complete her whole 1.5 hour presentation due to the time allowed for our meeting.  This was a little disappointing.
Each member attending the RESA Chapter meeting will be getting a free fan deck.
Laurey … (6 comments)

resa: Press Release for Center Stage Design-Home Staging - 09/27/10 05:41 AM
I have just earned the RESA-PRO™ home staging designation.
For Immediate Release                                                     
Karen Hubert of Center Stage Design earns Prestigious RESA-PRO™ Home Staging Designation
Ancaster, Ontario, September 27th,,2010. Karen Hubert of Center Stage Design has earned the RESA-PRO™ designation. 
 RESA-PRO™ designees must meet the following 6 mandatory requirements:  
Must pass the RESA® Ethics Exam.    Must agree to follow the RESA® Code of Ethics.  A minimum of 1 year in business, as a professional home stager (proof by either a Business License, DBA,  LLC, CORP, Re-sale license or Legal  … (7 comments)

resa: Real Estate Staging Association Hamilton/Halton Chapter August Meeting - 09/19/10 05:12 AM
The Real Estate Staging Association Hamilton/Halton Chapter August Meeting was a great success.  Even though it was still summer we had quite a few members show up.
We welcomed Sue Kowalski from "The Glass Candle" as our sponsor for the morning. Sue is from Brantford, Ontario but serves Hamilton/Halton as well. She shared how her candles would be an asset for staging homes since they do not melt in the sun.  They are made from palm wax.  She brought many votive candles with many different scents.  They can be made scentless as well.  Every member received two votive candles to take home.
Also … (3 comments)

resa: RESA Hamilton/Halton Chapter News - 02/07/10 12:58 PM
Hello Fellow Stagers,
The Hamilton/Halton Chapter is well on it's way to a great 2010.  We have had two meetings that were well attended.
The executive is now complete with great members such as Stacey La Rocque from "Candid Home Staging"as our VP of Membership, Ellen Forbes from "El Egance Understated Interiors" as our VP of Education, Laurie Carther from "Silklauer Design" as our Treasurer, Anna Topolinsky from "Images Staged With Flair" as our Secretary and Lisa McIntee from "The Staging Professionals" as our VP of Public Relations.
We have many things planned for 2010.
During our first executive meeting held … (2 comments)

resa: RESA Recognizes Active Rain Members - 01/28/08 05:27 AM
Hello All,
      It is with great pleasure that I announce the winner of "Innovator of 2007" RESA award. Christine Rae, president of Canadian Staging Professionals. I am happy to say I don't know anyone more deserving of this award.  To read more about the winners of the Real Estate Staging Awards please visit Real Estate Staging Association.
Christine Rae was my trainer in May,2007.  Her three day course was packed full of information to get me started on my staging business.  After the three day course, there is ongoing support and learning for as long as you want or need.  Read more … (11 comments)

Karen Hubert, Home Stager (Center Stage Design-real estate staging, Ancaster/Hamilton)

Karen Hubert

Home Stager

Ancaster, ON

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Center Stage Design-real estate staging, Ancaster/Hamilton

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Karen Hubert owner of Center Stage Design Home Staging blog. Serving Ancaster, Dundas, Hamilton and surrounding areas.



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