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About the brand

Founded by Connie Nedergaard, The Professional Property Stager’s Online Campus© is a training and resource center, not only for individuals seeking a career as a Certified Professional Property Stager but for established Property Stagers looking to take their business to the next level. Each Certification program includes all the tools necessary to perform the service confidently and with great success.

Since 2000, Connie Nedergaard has lived and learned everything there was to know about staging properties. Professionally staging properties in both the United States and Canada, Connie has successfully completed an extensive range of projects from owner occupied to investment properties, including staging for the largest property management company in the United States.

Since 2000 the Professional Property Stagers© business model has helped sell more than 250 million dollars of real estate every year. Today, 18 years later, Certified Property Stagers continue to enjoy the success of our tools and experiences which has become the “Secret Sauce” of the most successful Professional Property Staging© Certification program in the industry.

Frequently Asked Questions

Professional Property Staging

Career minded individuals looking to become Certified Professional Property Stagers, Established home staging business owners focused on enhancing and/or expanding their current business, Novice ‘home stagers’ looking for proven tools, processes, business forms and marketing strategies that will catapult their business into the aggressive property staging arena, and Real estate agents and/or Sellers requiring tools to help sell their properties quickly and/or for more money.

I already have a staging designation and am very familiar with the fundamentals of staging, do I have to take the PPS© Level I Certification (Concepts & Facilities) before taking the PPS© Level II Consultation Certification? Congratulations on obtaining your staging designation. In answer to your question, no you do not have to take PPS© Level I first. All four PPS© Certifcations were carefully designed and developed to assist Stagers at all levels. Property Stagers such as yourself, have already acquired the knowledge and expertise of Level I and are looking to enhance their business and increase. Those business owners choose Levels II – IV. In addition each PPS© certification includes a one-on-coaching session, a valuable benefit to you and your business.

I recently took a Staging course from another school and really enjoyed it. I now have a designation and understand how staging works. However, after leaving the class I felt lost. At this point I am having trouble getting my business started. I am unsure as to how present my service or even what to charge. Will these courses help me with that? That is a great question. Aside from the PPS ©Certification Level I, The PPS© certifications Levels II – IV provide you with everything you need to know about running your business from, Consulting, upselling your services, report writing, formulating costs, creating effective estimates and managing full service projects and more. Visit the Professional Property Staging Learning Institute©, PPS© Certifications page to learn more.

I have been staging for years but am looking to refresh my approach in the market to grow my client list. Do I need to be a Certified Professional Property Stager© to access Coaching hours and Business tools? Absolutely not, simply visit our coaching page and register for a Complimentary Consultant so that we may assess your needs and recommend the right program for you. We have some wonderful coaching programs that will get you on the right track, keep you motivated and accountable. A great way to excell your business. All tools required to reach your goals are included.