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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Casting Call for Unique Staging Stories and Case Studies

| March 1, 2015 | Comments (0)

As you most likely know, 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 are frequently asked to provide clever ideas and tips, as well as anecdotal stories, about how you as Home Stager and/or REALTOR® made one […]

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Statistics Show Home Staging Works

| February 28, 2015 | 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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REGISTER FAST: Free 60 Min Live Home Staging Webinar Taught by Barb Schwarz on March 6, 2015

| February 28, 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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FREE Medical Insurance Service

| February 24, 2015 | Comments (0)

Dear Accredited Staging Professionals, FREE Medical Insurance Service is available! This information comes to us and you from one of our great vendors, USI Affinity.  It is timely and important.  Please read!   Our customer service staff has reported that many people are asking about managing their health care spending. Many can’t spend the time […]

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Stagedhomes.com Announces ASP® Course in Long Beach, CA

| February 22, 2015 | Comments (0)

Stagedhomes.com announces additional ASP® Course: Long Beach, CA May 5-7, 2015 Connect with others at Twitter using #StagingLongBeach   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 at […]

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Stagedhomes.com announces additional ASP® Course in Dallas, TX

| February 18, 2015 | Comments (0)

Stagedhomes is pleased to announce that Dallas, TX, has been added to Stagedhomes.com’s Spring calendar of ASP® Courses. Dallas, TX May 5-7, 2015 Connect with others at Twitter using #StagingDallas   Read more about connecting with past and future course attendees at Twitter. Please click here for a complete ASP® Course schedule: For additional information […]

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ASPM® Joan Inglis Featured in REALTOR® Magazine

| February 16, 2015 | Comments (0)

As you may recall, Stagedhomes issued an urgent casting call for unique Staging stories and case studies last fall. At that time, REALTOR® Magazine had asked us to provide names of ASPs® and REALTORS® who have helped clients with a unique staging project to get a house sold. The writer’s goal, he wrote, was to […]

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Stagedhomes.com announces 2015 ASPM® Course

| February 15, 2015 | Comments (0)

Stagedhomes is pleased to announce that the Accredited Staging Professional Master® Program will be held in Washington, DC/Northern VA on April 20 through 24, 2015. The Masters Course is an intense, powerful and fun 5 day advanced training led by Jennie Norris, ASPM, that will take your Staging business to a whole new level. Day […]

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

| February 11, 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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Guest blog post: Top Tips for Staging Kitchens and Dining Rooms

| February 6, 2015 | Comments (0)

Prepping your home for sale takes a lot of time and effort on your part. Potential buyers want to come into a home and see the potential that is there. They want to be able to visualize there furniture as well as their family and friends enjoying the space. Proper Staging applies to all rooms […]

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