It will be my distinct pleasure to speak this year at the 2009 REALTORS® International Convention in San Diego which will take place on November 13 through 16, 2009. My presentation, “Staging to Sell Makes “Cents” Even in Down Markets,” is based on my new book “Staging to Sell; The Secret to Selling Homes in a Down Market!” I am honored to have been chosen and I am pleased to receive the opportunity to share the message of Home Staging with literally thousands of REALTORS® and industry professionals who will attend the convention. I will share with you the keys to successful Home Staging and how the concepts of Home Staging I have developed will benefit your business today in this market! Two things sell a home: one is price and the other is Home Staging. You cannot afford to miss my session. I will teach you the why, when, where, and how of Home Staging so necessary to sell Homes today now more than ever! I hope you’ll attend my presentation on November 13, 2009, between 2:30 p.m. and 4 p.m. at the San Diego Convention Center, Room 25A. I guarantee you will be so very glad that you did. I look forward to seeing you there! Read about the benefits of Home Staging by clicking here. Looking for a way to Stage the future of your career? Click here. For more information about becoming trained as an ASP Real Estate Agent or ASP Home Stager, please click here. Click here to view video. Barb Barb Schwarz The Creator of Home Staging® CEO StagedHomes.com Founder/Chairwoman, The International Association of Home Staging Professionals Staging To Sell: The Secret To Selling Homes In A Down Market Whether a buyer, seller, or real estate agent, the home selling and purchasing process is fraught with potholes that can usually be overcome. But in this weakened housing market, everyone involved in the selling process must increase their efforts. In order to sell homes at top dollar, houses must be “prepared for sales.” That’s where Staging comes in. The real estate mantra is no longer location, location, location. It is now Staging, Staging, Staging! It’s all about presentation. In Staging to Sell, Barb Schwarz, The Creator of Home Staging®, offers her winning tactics, secrets, and strategies for selling a home at top dollar during these challenging times. In addition to offering specific tips on how to Stage a home, Schwarz, a sought-after speaker and Real Estate broker who has taught over one million people her concepts and Staged and sold over 5,000 homes, now provides readers, sellers, Realtors® and Stagers, with useful advice on correctly pricing properties, marketing properties so that they sell, addressing objections early on, having the seller handle the Staging before the house is viewed, and much more. Written with today’s turbulent real estate market in mind, Staging to Sell contains the information readers need to get their homes Sold in the market quickly for top dollar.