Indianapolis Home Staging Company, Home Matters, Earns Coveted 2011 Angie’s List Super Service Award
Linda Barnett and the Home Matters Home Staging team of Indianapolis, Indiana has been awarded the prestigious 2011 Angie’s List Super Service Award, an honor given annually to approximately 5 percent of all the companies rated on the nation’s leading provider of consumer reviews on service companies.
“Our Super Service Award winners are the cream of the crop when it comes to providing consistently high quality customer service, as judged by the customers who hired them,” said Angie Hicks, founder of Angie’s List.
Home Matters goal is quite simple; “we create stylish…. warm and welcoming houses that captures the buyers’ attention from the moment they are introduced to the property. We focus on the buyer demographics, the selling features, lifestyle selling techniques and the strategic placement of furniture, accessories and art that translates to a powerful marketing tool! By doing so it shows that staying focused on their clients and their needs; honors, awards and recognition will follow. This is such a special honor for us because it is the second year in a row and because it comes from feedback of those many home owners that have used our services.” Barnett said.
Barnett-A Staging Professional, Interior Decorator, former Realtor and Home Staging Trainer- founded Home Matters Home Staging and Redesign in early 2004 and today operates one of the largest and fastest growing Home Staging companies in the mid-west having serviced over 2,000 clients with 5 property stylists. Barnett- was trained in 2004 as an Accredited Staging Professional (ASP) and extended her education in 2008 by becoming SAR Certified, and again in 2009 by becoming certified as a CSP and is a recent graduate of the Staging and Redesign Advanced Staging Course taught by Matthew Finlason, star of the HGTV series “The Stagers”. Barnett- is lead instructor for the Staging and Redesign (SAR) course and is an Indiana State certified instructor through the Indiana Professional Licensing Agency and the Indiana Real Estate Commission offering certified training to Home Stagers and Real Estate agents including a GRI continued education classes on Home Staging for the Indiana Association of Realtors at the IUPUI Campus at Kokomo, Indiana. Barnett- served as Technical Editor for the Home Staging for Dummies book, which was released by Wiley Publishing, Inc. in May of 2008. Barnett- has received the RESA-PRO designation by meeting the 5 mandatory requirements the last of which was Passing the RESA-PRO Home Stagers Ethics Exam in August of 2010. Barnett is also a professional business coach and mentor for Staging Professionals throughout the U.S.
Home Matters has received much media coverage from television segments as well as many newspapers and magazines articles. Linda and her teams’ extensive body of work earned her a nomination for the 2009, 2010, 2011 and 2012 Professional Stager of the Year Award from the Real Estate Staging Association (RESA) and have been named “Best in Class” Home Staging & Redesign Company by the F.C. Tucker Real Estate Company for 2008, 2009 and 2010. Home Matters was named 2010 “Best of Indianapolis Home Staging Company”, by the Indianapolis Monthly Magazine. Home Matters also enjoys the highest of customer satisfaction rankings among all staging companies by Angie’s List and is the recipient of the Super Service award for 2010 and 2011 for Home Staging. Barnett- is President of the Indiana State Chapter of the Real Estate Staging Association (RESA), a position she has held since 2008. Barnett- has been asked to share her expertise in Home Staging on several occasions as a member of the Panel of Experts at the 2011 RESA Conference and again at the 2012 RESA Conference as a round table facilitator.
Angie’s List Super Service Award winners have met strict eligibility requirements including earning a minimum number of reports, an exemplary rating from their customers and abiding by Angie’s List operational guidelines. Service company ratings are updated daily on Angie’s List, but members can find the 2011 Super Service Award logo next to company names in search results on AngiesList.com.