Joan Inglis, Accredited Staging Professional Master® and owner of Carolina Spaces, LLC, has won The Barb Schwarz ASPM® Staging Excellence Award heralding her as the top home staging professional internationally.

“Joan, you have been selected among your peers for this award as a person who exemplifies the vision and mission of ASPM® Home Staging Professionals. With this award you are being recognized for your work and efforts to further the excellence of Home Staging. This is evidenced by your level of professionalism, your standards of excellence, and your quality of Home Staging skills, as well as your integrity in our Home Staging industry. Your work, leadership, and service for our International Association of Home Staging Professionals® - IAHSP® - is also an important criteria that you more than meet and is an important part of the reason that you have been selected for this distinguished award,” said Barb Schwarz.

“I am extremely honored to have been personally selected for this recognition by Barb Schwarz, The Creator of Home Staging® and founder of the entire Home Staging Industry,” Joan said.

The Winner of the Barb Schwarz Staging Excellence ASPM® Award must show excellent Staging Knowledge, important business skills, high ethical standards, and leadership skills. They must share with others and stand for the overall excellence that Barb teaches to all ASPs® and ASPMs® through the ASP® Courses and IAHSP®. They must also be very involved in the IAHSP®Association.

Joan Inglis is an IAHSP® Premier member signifying strict business practices and insurance. She is PR Director for IAHSP® Board of Directors, and member of the Advisory Board of Directors. Joan is IAHSP® Board Liaison for all local IAHSP® chapters in the states of NC, SC, NV, UT, IL, WI. She is a certified professional in bank-owned properties, senior relocations, and buyer trends.

Joan is an IDS Associate member, and a member of NAHB Design Education and BALA Awards subcommittees. She has won many state, regional and local design and marketing awards including Best Interior Merchandising from NC and SC HBAs. She is also a licensed Realtor (with CD Realty) in NC and SC.

Joan’s company Carolina Spaces is based south of Charlotte, NC with capabilities to service nationwide. For home staging, model home merchandising, and interior design, call Joan toll free at 1-855-SPACES-5 or visit her web site at

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It’s an honor for Joan Inglis to frequently be contacted by the media for Home Staging and Design tips and information. “I really appreciate the many reporters who contact me because they are seeking accurate information,” she said.

Joan’s award winning company Carolina Spaces LLC is recently featured in both The North Carolina Association of Realtors Insight Magazine, and The Charlotte Observer newspaper.

More than 30,000 Realtors® in North Carolina receive Insight Magazine. “We are proud to have been the NC Home Staging Professional selected to be featured from the thousands of NC individuals offering home staging services,” Joan said.

Joan received a 2-page spread “Making a House a Home” by Bridget McCrea published in Insight Magazine Spring 2014 issue featuring several photographs that highlight her Staging work.

The Charlotte Observer serves the Charlotte, NC Region which includes parts of SC. The Observer has a circulation of over 200,000 and a popular online presence. Carolina Spaces was selected to be featured in the Observer’s August 9, 2014 Real Estate Column “60-Minute Décor” by Allen Norwood. “We were chosen to provide educated, current information to the Charlotte Region readership,” said Joan.

Joan Inglis has been featured dozens of times on TV, online, and in print. She has won numerous state, regional, and local awards since forming her company Carolina Spaces in 2004. Joan reigns as the Charlotte Region’s leading expert in Home Staging, Model Home Merchandising and Interior Design. Joan provides professional presentations and speaking engagements to enhance educational programs for Realtors®, homebuilders and investors. Contact her at 1-855-SPACES-5.

You can read the recent articles here:

“60-Minute Décor” by Allen Norwood

“Making a House a Home” by Bridgett McCrea

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Carolina Spaces has been featured in the Charlotte Observer!

"Joan Inglis has seen it over and over during her two-decade home staging career: homeowners trying to sell but unable to see their houses as products.

They don’t repaint the purple-walled kids’ room. They leave the tricycle in the driveway and old towels hanging in the bathroom. They don’t step back and look at their homes through the eyes of a potential buyer..."

Read the entire article here...

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