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Mentor Profile – Martha Stanton-Smith
Martha Stanton-Smith – Rearrangements Home Staging Ltd.

Martha Stanton-Smith founded Rearrangements Home Staging in Kingston, Ontario in 2006, and graduated from CSP® the same year. Martha's background is in government budgeting and accounting. She is knowledgeable in business procedures and relevant technology. She is a self-taught marketer. She is also an experienced blogger and writer on the topic of staging, with frequent articles published in the Staging Standard magazine.

Martha is a RESA-PRO and has been a RESA member for many years. Martha was awarded RESA 2015 Top Ten Professional Stagers of the Year, Occupied Category, Canada. In 2016, her goal is to form a local chapter to serve the Kingston Region to help legitimize the industry in the area and facilitate collaboration among local stagers.

Through CSP® Martha is an Elite Stager, a Residential Renovation Project Manager and a Certified Color Consultant. In 2015 she became a Certified Relocation and Transition Specialist(TM) and has expanded her business to offer downsizing and move management for seniors.

Martha has a small team of casual, contract stagers and assistants. She has been continually working to expand their knowledge base with both on-the-job and formal training sessions. Team members report that they find the sessions a lot of fun.

Rearrangements provides a wide variety of staging services for vacant and occupied properties ranging from budget to luxury markets. The company has staged rental apartments for marketing photo shoots as well as staging a home for a TV shoot. From new builder's 'spec' homes, to mid century modern, to very old heritage homes -- they do it all.

The company maintains a small warehouse of inventory which is bar coded and catalogued on computer. They also work with third party rentals when necessary.

Even if there is not a specific staging opportunity with Rearrangements posted through the CSP Mentor network, as a new CSP(R) please feel free to contact Martha with any questions about staging or about your business.

Located In: Pense, SK
Phone: 613 539 3233
Web: http://www.rearrangements.ca
email: martha@rearrangements.ca

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