RESA® Has Different Membership Levels
Please read all levels of membership to decide which level you qualify for.
Home Stager or Re-Designer Membership (Individual Membership)
Home Stager of Re-Designer Membership is $130.00 USD for 1-year membership | 18-month membership for Canadians due to the exchange rate This membership is available to any home stager, decorator or re-designer.
NOTE: You do not have to be in business for more than a year. You do not have to take any classes or have any designations to join RESA®.
RESA-PRO® Membership and Designation (Individual Membership)
RESA-PRO® Membership and Designation Initial Sign Up $235.00 USD | Existing Members and Renewals $190.00 USD - 1-year | 18-month membership for Canadians due to the exchange rate
The RESA-PRO® designation will give professional stagers additional credibility by providing a higher level of ethics and practices.
RESA-PRO designees are eligible to:
+ Apply to become a RESA Approved Instructor, teaching the RESA MCE Program to real estate agents.
+ Take part in the Over List Price Club.
The following 6 mandatory requirements must be met:
- Must pass the ethics exam. Study material is provided. Open book, online exam.
- Must agree to follow the RESA® Code of Ethics. RESA-PROs are not allowed to use stock photos on their website or marketing materials.
- A minimum of 1 year in business, as a professional home stager (proof by either a Business License, LLC, CORP, or Legal Partnership)
- Proof of home staging business insurance
- Business checking account
- A completed profile on the RESA directory
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 80% 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.
- The class is online and will be emailed to you upon signing up for this membership level.
Current RESA® members have the opportunity to earn to the RESA-PRO® Designation for $190.00 USD. Email Shell@RESA-HQ.org to convert your existing membership and test for RESA-PRO®.
Real Estate Agent Membership (Individual Membership)
Real Estate Agent Membership $130.00 USD 1-year of membership. This membership level is for any real estate agent that would like to be a member of RESA.
I placed the RESA® Logo on my portfolio and other marketing materials. A prospective client noticed it and asked about RESA®. I explained. She had liked my portfolio and after knowing that I am a member of RESA®, She closed my book. At the end of our meeting I got the job! I think it confirmed what the pictures of my work told her. I am a professional.
Once you join RESA® you are given immediate access to the website. There are no refunds after you join RESA®.
RESA® does not sell or trade your contact information.
Code of Ethics
takes pride in our memberships Code of Ethics. A strong Code of Ethics not only protects our members, it also protects the consumer. Click to read our Code of Ethics