Karen Schaefer is the #1 Best Selling Author of ‘Love Sells: How to get every home buyer to fall in love with your house.’ Ms. Schaefer is the Founder of Simple Appeal© Inc. Home Staging and Design as well as APSD®, The Association of Property Scene Designers. APSD® is the premier home staging training and certification company in the world, with followers in 14 countries. She is an author and producer of multiple books, CD’s, DVD’s and Certified Training Programs on Home Staging, Business and Real Estate Marketing.You may have seen Karen on stage with people from all over the globe as she is a dynamic and much sought after professional speaker. She has shared the stage with people like Entrepreneur Millionaire-Maker Dan Kennedy, Real Estate Guru Ron Le Grand, New York Times #1 Best Selling Author Bill Glazer, The Lonely Maytag Man Gordon Jump and many others. Karen has also delivered thousands of presentations in multiple languages as a Corporate Spokesperson for numerous Fortune 500 companies worldwide. She has been featured on HGTV and acted professionally in major motion pictures with people like Bruce Willis, Sarah Jessica Parker, and James Woods. You will also find her quoted in the Wall Street Journal, The San Francisco Chronicle, RIS Media and many other global publications.
The Business Woman: Over the years, Karen has broken new ground in the real estate, investing and home staging industries. She has personally transacted over $10,000,000 in investment properties, transformed a local home staging business from one small market into a global home staging training business, serving clients and training certified home stagers in 14 countries and attracted over 27,000 followers. She has developed over 8 training programs with 5 levels of certification.
The Author: Karen is the author of the Best Selling Book Love Sells: How To Get Every Home Buyer To Fall In Love With Your House! She has authored multiple books, training manuals, webinars, live trainings, and audio programs on real estate, home staging, open house events, curb appeal, business building and marketing. She will soon be releasing a new title: How To Pay Your Entire Years Mortgage In Just 4 weeks – A Home Owners Guide To Starting, Building and Running a Successful Vacation Rental Business.
The Celebrity: Having been a professional actor, spokesperson and speaker for nearly 10 years, Karen has been fortunate enough to have met, befriended and mingled with some top talent, and be recognized as one herself. She has shared the stage with Millionaire Maker Dan Kennedy, Real Estate Gurus Ron Le Grand, Bill Bronchick, and George Ross (The Apprentice) Marketing and Business genius’ Bill Bartman and Gene Simmons, along with many others. Additionally, Karen has been featured in national print magazines, voice-overs, commercials as well as having acted in major motion pictures with Bruce Willis, Sarah Jessica Parker and James Woods. Ms. Schaefer has also been the featured speaker for Maytag, Jenn-Air, Amana and multiple Fortune 500 companies across the globe. She had the most fun as a featured guest along with Mark Devine and Gordon Jump (The original Lonely Maytag Man) on HGTV.
You can also see Karen featured and quoted in The Wall Street Journal, Land and Homes, The Calgary Sun, The San Francisco Chronicle, RIS Media, MORE.com and many others.
The Philanthropist: Wren Treloar, Karen’s pen name for her children’s book series, Phoebee Fleabee, has been writing for years! Currently she is in the final stages of the full series about a bumble bee whose stripes go the other way and has long flea legs! The first book in her series is to be released online at no charge for Christmas Day. Wrens’ mission is to eliminate prejudice from our world for our future generations to come! Join in the movement! www.LuvMyStripes.com.
The Speaker: Karen Schaefer has spoken to hundreds of thousands of people across the globe. Her ability to engage, interact and entertain while imparting a vital message is second to none.
She will have you laughing, crying and transforming your business in the blink of an eye. You will never again look at real estate in the same way! Book Karen to speak at your next event.