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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24 great storage hacks from Solent Plastics that will make your life easier

| April 26, 2015 | Comments (0)

It does not matter whether you are a busy executive planning to move into a tiny apartment closer to your office or a harried homemaker trying to make the most out of the available space in your existing home. These 24 great storage hacks from Solent Plastics will definitely make your life much easier and […]

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Stagedhomes.com Announces ASP® Course in New Hampshire, Texas, New Jersey and Wisconsin

| April 23, 2015 | Comments (0)

Stagedhomes.com announces ASP® Course in Portsmouth, NH, Houston, TX, Branchburg, NJ, and Milwaukee, WI. Portsmouth, NH June 16-18, 2015 Connect with others at Twitter using #StagingPortsmouth   Houston, TX July 14-16, 2015 Connect with others at Twitter using #StagingHouston   Branchburg, NJ June 23-25, 2015 Connect with others at Twitter using #StagingBranchburg   Milwaukee, WI […]

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33 Reasons Becoming an ASP® through Stagedhomes.com is Your Best Choice

| April 19, 2015 | Comments (0)

As you know from my previous articles I am often asked questions about the Accredited Staging Professional® Course (ASP®) by many who consider becoming a Home Stager. Some emails are long; others short. A couple of days ago I received an email with a short and concise question: “Why Home Staging Training with Stagedhomes.com?” Accredited […]

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Stagedhomes.com Announces ASP® Course in Bellevue, WA

| April 18, 2015 | Comments (0)

Stagedhomes.com announces ASP® Course in Bellevue, WA. Bellevue, WA July 22-24, 2015 Connect with others at Twitter using #StagingBellevue Bette Vos will be the trainer. Please click here to read her trainer profile.   Read more about connecting with past and future course attendees at Twitter. Please click here for a complete ASP® Course schedule: […]

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How to Choose a Home Stager

| April 5, 2015 | Comments (0)

As the REALTOR® representing a home, an agent recently put a listing on the market and together with and the seller awaited offers to come in. Yet while previous open houses had resulted in relatively good attendance, and ads rendered pretty good response, no offers had come in after a month on the market. The […]

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REGISTER FAST: Free 60 Min Live Home Staging Webinar Taught by Barb Schwarz

| April 3, 2015 | Comments (0)

    Learn from The Creator of Home Staging®, Barb Schwarz through the convenience and the magic of webinars. This FREE one hour Home Staging Training Webinar can help show you as a Stager: What Home Staging Truly Is. The difference between decorating or ASP® Staging a home The economics of Home Staging and why […]

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Our IAHSP® Chapter Liaison Program

| March 31, 2015 | 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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Interviewed by HGTV for Staging Secrets: How to Dress Your House for Sale Success

| March 29, 2015 | Comments (0)

Stagedhomes.com works tirelessly to get the word out about the impact of the work Accredited Staging Professionals® do for their clients. In fact, one of the main benefits of being an Accredited Staging Professionals® and member of the International Association of Home Staging Professionals® is that we, on your behalf, work diligently to raise awareness […]

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Stagedhomes.com Announces ASP® Course in Nashville, TN

| March 23, 2015 | Comments (0)

Stagedhomes.com announces ASP® Course in Nashville, TN. Nashville, TN July 14-16, 2015 Connect with others at Twitter using #StagingNashville   Read more about connecting with past and future course attendees at Twitter. Please click here for a complete ASP® Course schedule: For additional information and to register, please call one of our ASP® Course Specialists […]

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Sharing a wonderful message following one of my free Webinar

| March 17, 2015 | Comments (0)

For some time now we have been giving free Webinars to share with those attending the wonderful concept of Staging, and the benefits for sellers, real estate agents and those who have made wonderful  and rewarding careers as Home Stagers. Today I read some of the feedback I’ve received. The message below meant the world to […]

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