RESA® Has 3 Membership Levels

Please read all levels of membership to decide which level you qualify for. You must be a member of RESA National in order to join this chapter. Click to join RESA National.

RESA®-Individual Membership

$130.00 for 1-year membership. The 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® welcomes ALL stagers, redesigners, real estate agents, decorators etc.

RESA®-Company Membership

$230.00 for 1-year of membership for a team of 2 stagers/redesigners that work for the same company. Both members will have individual profiles and access to the site.

RESA-PRO® Membership and Designation

The RESA-PRO® designation will give professional stagers additional credibility by providing a higher level of ethics and practices. The following 5 mandatory requirements must be met:

  1. Must pass the ethics exam. Study material is provided. Open book exam.
  2. Must agree to follow the RESA® Code of Ethics. RESA-PROs are not allowed to use stock photos on their website or marketing materials.
  3. A minimum of 1 year in business, as a professional home stager (proof by either a Business License, LLC, CORP, or Legal  Partnership)
  4. Proof of home staging business insurance
  5. Business checking account

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.

Fees: Current RESA® members, as well as new members, have the opportunity to earn to the RESA-PRO® designation for $190.00. Existing members – please email to convert your existing membership and test for RESA-PRO®.