NOTE: Continuing education courses are available to ALL stagers. You do not have to be a RESA member or a RESA-PRO in order to take continuing education. Click to go to the continuing education portal.
Congratulations on deciding to take your business to the next level. Continuing education is a crucial aspect of every profession. As with every profession, seeking education after your core training is how you keep up on trends, learn new skills and keep educated on the changing industry.
The RESA-PRO™ designation will give professional stagers access to up-to-date education and industry trends in addition to providing a higher level of professionalism and teaching you skills to increase your profits. RESA-PRO™ creates legitimacy in the home staging industry by creating a reputable continuing education program.
The following 6 mandatory requirements must be met:
- Must pass the RESA® Ethics Exam. Study material is provided. Open book 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 Partnership,)
- Proof of Home Staging Business Insurance
- No lawsuits pending against your staging business
- Business Checking Account
The RESA® Ethics class and exam is an extremely important factor in raising the bar for the home staging industry. RESA-PRO™ is the only designation governed and regulated by the Real Estate Staging Association®. RESA® ensures that RESA-PRO™ designees uphold the highest ethical standards possible.
The RESA-PRO™ Ethics Exam is 20 questions. You need a minimum score of 90% in order to pass.
You may refer to the RESA-PRO™ Ethics Class PDF file when taking the exam.
You have 45 minutes to take the exam.
RESA-PRO™ designees are required to re-take the Ethics exam and pass the ethics class every two years in order to renew the designation
After 4 consecutive years of being a RESA-PRO™, you are required to take 1 continuing education class in any category, plus the ethics class.
Current RESA® members have the opportunity to earn to the RESA-PRO™ Designation for $190.00. This will also give current RESA® members 2 years of RESA® membership. If you would like to convert your current RESA® membership to RESA-PRO™ email Shell@RESA-HQ.org
Non-RESA® members may earn their RESA-PRO™ for $235.00. This includes 2 years of RESA® membership. Renewal is $190.00 for 2 years.
If you would like to learn more about RESA-PRO™ and view available continuing education courses Click Here
NOTE: Continuing education courses are available to ALL stagers. You do not have to be a RESA member or a RESA-PRO in order to take continuing education.