Wednesday, December 21, 2016

As we say good-bye to 2016, and hello to a New Year...

Wow, has another year gone by already?! I just wanted to take a moment to thank you for your continued support throughout this past year, and thank my incredible team here at Beyond The Stage Homes, for making this one of our best years yet! With homes selling for higher prices than ever, home sellers are as savvy as ever, and certainly kept us busy with as we helped them to showcase their home to receive top dollar for the sale! With our expanded design team, we are better equipped to manage all of our client needs.

So what made this year so fantastic? Here are just a few things that happened at Beyond The Stage Homes - thank you for being a part of it!

The year began with another outstanding Home Seller’s Workshop, and Beyond The Stage Homes continues to draw crowds to these informative seminars, providing useful tips for preparing your home for sale.

January - Shauna Lynn Simon and Jennifer Roth attended the RESA Convention in Las Vegas, where Shauna Lynn was featured as a guest speaker. This is the largest industry event in North America.

January - Shauna Lynn joined the Waterloo Region Small Business Centre as a volunteer mentor to local entrepreneurs.

April - Shauna Lynn joined Roger’s Daytime as a regular guest, sharing tips for around your home each month.

May - BTSH sponsored the KW MS Walk once again, and helped to raise much needed funds for the Grand River MS Society chapter.

June - SLS Academy, the training division of Style Corporation, took their training online, and has been building a strong community of home stagers ever since.

July Received 1st place Diamond Award for the Waterloo Chronicle Reader Awards Interior Design/Furnishings Category 2016

August - Shauna Lynn Simon and Jennifer Roth attended the RESA Canada Convention in Toronto, ON, where Shauna Lynn was featured as a guest speaker again!

October - Received 1st place Diamond Award for the Record Reader Awards Favourite Interior Decorator 2016

September - BTSH was proud to sponsor the Inspiring Women’s Event, hosted by the Chamber of Commerce

November - Shauna Lynn was announced as the Canadian Representative for the National Board of Directors for the Real Estate Staging Association.

November - Shauna Lynn and Jennifer returned to Conestoga College and Sheridan College to speak to students about the exciting field of Home Staging, and how to pursue a career in this area.

November - BTSH was proud to sponsor the Sleep Tight PJ Party for the second year!

December - SLS Academy announced as a Finalist for the RESA Awards Most Innovation Product/Service

What does 2017 have in store?

The Beyond The Stage Homes' story continues in 2017 with bigger and better adventures. We will continue to create beautiful spaces, and provide clients with answers to the questions that they didn't even know that they had! 

In January, Jennifer Roth and myself will attend the 2017 RESA Convention at M Resort in Las Vegas where SLS Academy will be exhibiting. 

We look forward to what the upcoming year will bring. We are truly fortunate to have the opportunity to share our passion for the home with Waterloo Region, and hope to continue to for years to come.

We wish you your best year yet!

All the best, from Shauna Lynn and the entire BTSH team!