Today marks the opening day of the 2014 Educational Conference for ASP®! This year’s conference is going to be unlike any other convention ever given. Those attending will return home with more ‘how to build your business ideas, new marketing concepts, inventory ideas, presentation ideas and steps of how to grow your business to a [...]
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.
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
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 [...]
Stagedhomes.com announces additional ASP® Course dates and locations: Baltimore, MD, on December 3-5, 2014 Oakland, CA, on December 3-5, 2014 Please click here for a complete schedule: For additional information and to register, please call one of our ASP® Course Specialists at 1-800-392-7161. Stagedhomes.com announces additional ASP Course dates and locations
Stagedhomes.com announces an additional ASP Course date and location: Dallas, TX, on November 10-12, 2014 Please click here for a complete schedule: For additional information and to register, please call one of our ASP® Course Specialists at 1-800-392-7161.
Want to know what the ASP® Course and Designation can do for you? I thought I’d let the voices of the many who have taken the course before you have shared. Here’s what Accredited Staging Professionals® have shared about their experiences with the ASP® Course and life beyond as an ASP®. Impact of ASP® Course Letter after letter, email [...]
/>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 [...]
Stagedhomes.com announces additional ASP Course dates and locations: Cherry Hill, NJ, on November 17-19, 2014 Chicago/Oakbrook, IL, on November 18-20, 2014 Webinar on December 3-5, 2014. Austin/Round Rock, TX, on December 3-5, 2014 Please click here for a complete schedule: For additional information and to register, please call one of our ASP® Course Specialists at 1-800-392-7161.
For many years, Stagedhomes.com has enjoyed working closely with REALTOR® Associations across the United States as they are committed to informing and educating their members about Staging. I am often asked to contribute with information for their member publications. An example of such a partnership with the one we have enjoyed together with the Pennsylvania [...]
Make the Most of Your ASP® Membership: Showcase Your Success through Stagedhomes.com through Social Media
Are you trying to increase your online exposure for your Staging business? Good news – Stagedhomes.com can help! At Stagedhomes.com we are committed to providing ASPs® with benefits that will help grow their businesses. We invite ASPs® around the country and world to share success stories, photos and videos at the Stagedhomes.com blog, and at [...]
Your day-to-day home life may not be magazine-worthy, but potential buyers don’t have to know that. When house shopping, buyers rely significantly on first impressions. As a seller, it’s up to you to highlight your home’s strengths and downplay its weaknesses to make their impression a good one. With a few changes and less than [...]