Barb

Barb Schwarz
The Creator of Home Staging®

The Creator of The Staged Homes Concept
The Creator of The Accredited Staging Professional® Course and The ASP and ASPM Designations
Best Selling Author
Award-Winning Professional Speaker
Professional Real Estate Broker
Founder and Chairwoman of The International Association of Home Staging Professionals IAHSP.com
Founder and President of The IAHSP Charitable Foundation
Creator of The StagingShoppingCenter.com
Barb Schwarz pioneered and created the "Staging To Sell" and "Staging To Live" ® concepts. She has traveled the country extensively from 1985 to present time, spreading the mission of Home Staging to millions.

Professional Speaker

As a seasoned speaker and top Real Estate producer, Barb Schwarz has logged over 18,000 hours on the platform. Hundreds of thousands of REALTORS® have attended her various programs. Her wonderful gift for speaking and her ability to educate, motivate and entertain was recognized by the National Speakers Association in 1990 when they awarded her the coveted designation of Certified Speaking Professional (CSP), earned by less than 250 speakers worldwide. Barb Schwarz is a leader, an innovator, and a truly gifted speaker who shares the wisdom of her personal triumphs. Those who experience Barb are always struck by her incredible energy as well as the practical substance of her programs.

Best Selling Author

Barb Schwarz has published articles in numerous national publications addressing a variety of real estate topics and is written about monthly in well known newspapers and magazines all around the U.S. and Canada. Barb is internationally known as the creator of Staging for which she holds the federal registered trademark. Her video "How To Prepare Your Home For Sale...So It Sells" won the Consumer Education Product of the Year Award from the Real Estate Educators of America. Her newest Home Staging video entitled "How To Stage Your Home So It Sells For Top Dollar" is receiving rave reviews. She is the author of the best sellers "How To List And Sell Residential Real Estate Successfully" and "Home Staging: The Winning Way to Sell Your House for More Money" and 'Building a Successful Home Staging Business'. Her books are available in all bookstores! Look for her newest book entitled "Staging To Sell: The Secret to Selling Homes in a Down Market" published by Wiley & Sons at bookstores everywhere.

The Creator of Home Staging

Barb Schwarz has personally Staged and Sold over 5,000 homes in the greater Seattle area. Barb is the creator of "Staging To Sell and Staging To Live"® concepts and she holds the Federally Registered Trademark from the US and Canadian Governments on Stage®.

Barb's Accomplishments Include:

Instructor of the Year by The Seattle King County Association of REALTORS® for the year 2006
Keynote Speaker, Seminar Leader, and Sales Consultant.
Over 2,000 Full Day Seminars, 18,000 Hours on the Platform, and over 1,000,000 attendees in the US and Canada
Guest speaker at The National Association of REALTORS® National Conventions
Recognized as the National and International Expert on Staging Homes, she has written and published hundreds of articles on Home Staging and is frequently featured on TV and Radio Shows nationally sharing her expertise. Barb is known nationally as the number one expert for preparing property to sell. Barb introduced this concept of Staging to the country and it has changed the way real estate is practiced in our nation today. She holds the federally registered trademark for Stage®.
An estimated 45,000,000 consumers nationally have benefited from using Barb's award winning video, "How To Prepare Your Home For Sale... So It Sells." This video demonstrates to property owners how to prepare their property for sale. The benefits are far reaching. Home sellers who use this video sell their homes faster and / or for more money.
Author of "How To List and Sell Residential Real Estate Successfully"
Author of "Home Staging: The Winning Way to Sell Your House for More Money"
Author of "How To Build a Successful Home Staging Business"
Author of "Staging To Sell: The Secret to Selling Homes in a Down Market, is her latest new book to be released.
Wrote, directed, produced, and acted in her one hour Staging video "How To Prepare Your Home For Sale...So It Sell." The video won the "Consumer Education Product of the Year" award, given nationally by the Real Estate Educators of America.
Wrote, directed, produced, and acted in her one hour Staging videos "How To Stage Your Home To Sell For Top Dollar" and "How To Price Your Home For Top Dollar". These DVDs and Barb's books are available for purchase through http://www.stagingshoppingcenter.com or by calling 800-392-7161
Featured on ABC's 20-20 two different times for her work, vision, and invention of Home Staging. The 20-20 video is also available for viewing on our ASP Media page.
Written about extensively in: The New York Times, Business Week Magazine, Southwest Airlines Magazine, The Home Magazine, New York Home Magazine, Realtor Magazine, US News and World Report, The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, Money Magazine, and Smart Money Magazine, Cosmopolitan Magazine, and many more hundreds of magazines and newspaper articles.
Barb is frequently featured on various local news broadcasts around the U.S. as the Home Staging expert, such as ABC, CNN, FOX, NBC, CBS and PBS. ASP Media page

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ASP and ASPM Staging and Business Ideas for YOU!

| January 25, 2016 | Comments (0)

Dear ASP’s® and ASPM’s®, Happy New Year!  Amazing to me that the year 2016 is already here and January will soon turn into February before we know it!  How fast the time does go. At our great ASPM® Symposium that we had at end of last year I asked each ASPM®to share an idea about […]

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A NEW STAGEDHOMES.COM VENDOR SAVINGS FOR YOU

| November 17, 2015 | Comments (0)

Dear ASP’s® and ASPM’s®: It is my joy and pleasure to announce and introduce to you a new Stagedhomes.com vendor: WAYFAIR. Through Wayfair you can save money in the purchasing of your ASP®and ASPM® inventory! Many of you know or have heard before how fabulous Wayfair is. They have everything you could ever want or need. I […]

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THE ASPM® SYMPOSIUM 2015

| October 26, 2015 | Comments (0)

Dear Fabulous Great ASPM’s®   WOW! What a wonderful event we shared together this past Saturday, Sunday and Monday! Thank you each for coming. I miss each of you already so much! This was an experience of a lifetime I feel. I thank you each for sharing your time, your talents, your knowledge, and you caring ways.   I […]

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7 Tips for Staging Your House to Sell

| October 22, 2015 | Comments (0)

By Kurt Jacobson You might love your house for all its little imperfections; however, the person buying your house might find the same to be major deal breakers. The process of putting your house on the market should begin with careful planning on how to highlight its strengths and at the same time, downplay its […]

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STAGING CALCULATOR NEW APPS FOR IPHONE OR ANDROIDS

| September 28, 2015 | Comments (0)

STAGING CALCULATOR NEW APPS FOR IPHONE OR ANDROIDS I have exciting news for you!!!! I am so jazzed and hope you are too…… I am sending out a Constant Contact tomorrow to all ASP’s of the below, but I wanted you to be the first to know, so here you go! StagedHomes.com® is proud to […]

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2015 Worldwide Staging Service Week® is here… September 12th to19th

| September 18, 2015 | Comments (0)

2015 Worldwide Staging Service Week® is here… September 12th to19th. This year the IAHSP® Foundation, Inc. is donating $1,000 to each local IAHSP® Chapter that participates with a registered and approved WWSSW® Project. We are so pleased to be able to send this amount to your IAHSP® Chapter this year! If you haven’t done so […]

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The Benefits of Staging Your Home

| September 17, 2015 | Comments (0)

By John Miller | john-miller@outlook.com When you are looking to sell your home, there are plenty of tips and tricks that you will learn to help ensure that you have a quick and painless sale. Most realtors will tell you to fix any noticeable issues that could inhibit the sale of a home, such as holes […]

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Budget-Friendly Ways to Stage Your Home

| September 3, 2015 | Comments (0)

by John Miller | john-miller@outlook.com One of the greatest challenges about selling a home is trying to appeal to the potential buyers that walk through your door. Staging is a process that makes your home look comfortable, charming and cozy without having to get rid of your belongings and start fresh. While many think that home […]

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New Page for Accredited Staging Professional Course

| September 1, 2015 | Comments (0)

I just opened up a new page for our ASP Accredited Staging Professional Course. I would so love and appreciate each of you liking the page! Also trainers I would love you to add a short write up of the next class with city and dates that you are going to be teaching so that people […]

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2015 Worldwide Staging Service Week® is coming soon

| August 31, 2015 | Comments (0)

Dear IAHSP® Chapter Leaders: 2015 Worldwide Staging Service Week® is coming soon… September 12th to19th. This year the IAHSP® Foundation, Inc. is donating $1,000 to each local IAHSP® Chapter that participates with a registered and approved WWSSW® Project. We are so pleased to be able to send this amount to your IAHSP® Chapter this year! If […]

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