Barb

Barb Schwarz
The Creator of Home Staging(R)

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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Our IAHSP® Chapter Liaison Program

| June 22, 2014 | Comments (0)

Did you know we have an IAHSP® Chapter Liaison Program? The International Association of Home Staging Professionals® offers continuous and tremendous support to each of the IAHSP® chapters. We know that membership in IAHSP® International is a key component to an ASP’s business success. From the International level we provide tools and programs to help [...]

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Conversations with Prospective ASP® Real Estate Agents

| June 15, 2014 | Comments (0)

Can earning the Accredited Staging Professional® (ASP®) Real Estate Agent Designation help me grow my real estate business? Will my business attract more clients? Will I be able to showcase the benefits of Staging in my marketing campaigns? How can Staging help me stand out in my marketplace? Every day I hear from Realtors® across [...]

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A Career in Home Staging May Be Yours Sooner Than You Think

| June 13, 2014 | Comments (0)

Are you ready for a career in Home Staging? Professional Home Staging is the fastest growing new career opportunity in Real Estate! Recommended by top Real Estate Agents and as seen on television. What is Home Staging? Home Staging is professionally preparing homes for sale, so that they appeal to the most amount of buyers [...]

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When was the Last Time You Visited the Staging University?

| June 13, 2014 | Comments (0)

Imagine having access to business guidelines and documents, how-to tips, marketing ideas and materials, tools to educate clients with, financial tools to help you establish and grow your Staging business. You do! You have a wealth of resources available to you in the Staging University®, a benefit you receive as Accredited Staging Professional®. Visit the [...]

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Raising Awareness of Accredited Staging Professionals® and the International Association of Home Staging Professionals® through Media Outlets

| June 10, 2014 | Comments (0)

At Stagedhomes.com we work tirelessly to get the word out about the impact of the work Accredited Staging Professionals® do for their clients. We do that by reaching out to both traditional news outlets such as newspapers and radio and television stations and networks. Additionally, we distribute information to non-traditional sources as well, such as [...]

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Make the Most of Your ASP® and IAHSP® Membership: Showcase Your Success

| June 8, 2014 | Comments (0)

As I have previously shared, Stagedhomes.com works closely with media outlets – television, radio, newspapers, magazines, bloggers, podcasters and many more – and we are often asked to contribute stories. We continually receive requests for quotes and story ideas and while we at Stagedhomes.com certainly provide great insight and background information to those who contact [...]

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Statistics Show Home Staging Works

| June 4, 2014 | Comments (0)

Visually, the impact of Home Staging is quite apparent. Comparing a room, a home and even the exterior of a home before and after Staging, there is no doubt that Staging enables potential buyers to visualize living there, which is exactly the goal of Staging. Clutter will likely have been removed as has any furniture [...]

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THIS MONTH: Become an Accredited Staging Professional® from the Comfort of Your Home or Office

| June 3, 2014 | Comments (0)

Enroll in our ASP® Home Staging Course Webinar now and become an ASP® RE Agent or ASP® Home Stager from the comfort of your home or office – no matter where you live. You will receive true expert instruction from the curriculum built by and upon Barb Schwarz Staging methodology and the techniques she invented [...]

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Make Money Doing What You Love and Change People’s Lives Too!

| May 29, 2014 | Comments (0)

Join the ASP® Home Staging Family for Premier Education and Support Invest in your future, Start an ASP® Home Staging Business today! Learn from the Creator of Home Staging®, StagedHomes.com Through StagedHomes.com, Build a Rewarding ASP® Home Staging Career Feel Good about What You Do and Make Money too If you are a RE Agent, [...]

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Become an ASPM® Master Stager This Year

| May 25, 2014 | Comments (0)

This year’s Masters, ASPM®, Course offers a RARE opportunity to those of you who can take advantage of it.  The Masters Course will be in the same location as our ASP® 2014 IAHSP® Educational Conference.  It will be held on wonderful Whidbey Island in the Seattle, WA area, which is one of the most beautiful [...]

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