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The Advance2Home Team

Stacy Barry - Realtor

Stacy is a native of the greater Indianapolis area and graduate of Indiana University. After four years of teaching, Stacy decided to embark on the exciting adventure of real estate. Being a former teacher, she can tell you anything you want to know about the surrounding school districts, new construction developments, and many of the cities’ current housing markets. Whether you are looking for investment properties, selling a home, or looking to purchase a new home, Stacy will provide you with a positive experience.

“I’m constantly building my business on referrals because lasting relationships are important to me. I’m a wife, mother, and household manager! I have a great husband and two wonderful sons. We love to boat and enjoy the outdoors. In my spare time, I like to be with friends and family. I also have a passion for home projects and teaching others! I love to volunteer, especially at my son’s school when the time allows.” –Stacy


Sam Schernekau - Realtor/Broker

Sam Schernekau has received numerous awards over the years for residential real estate sales.  His professional experience includes many years of Real Estate and New Custom Home experience.  Sam attended Indiana University and Ft. Lauderdale University and received a BBA with a major in Real Estate.  Continuing his education, he received the CRS (Certified Residential Specialist) and GRI (Graduate Realtor Institute) designations.  He also served as Chairman of the Century21 Scheetz Charitable Foundation. Sam has received numerous sales awards for residential Real Estate.  The focus of Sam's career is to provide the highest level of service possible.

"My priority is to listen to my clients and find out what they want.  I love what I do, and my clients can count on me to answer their real estate questions or help solve problems at any time." -Sam


43_1Kristen Yazel - Realtor

Kristen is a tenured professional in the real estate industry and began her career as the Transaction Manager for Top-Producer, Stacy Barry. With over 400 of the team’s real estate transactions under her belt, first-hand experience has taught her what it takes to generate the best possible outcome for her buyers, sellers and investors. Customer satisfaction is the #1 goal and it is driven by a passion for excellence. Kristen received her Bachelor’s degree from Indiana University in Bloomington and has professional experience in architectural interior design and project management. Her management skills are utilized to ensure that your real estate transaction flows smoothly from beginning to end. “The best part about this business is a heartfelt ‘thank you’ from my client(s) and a smile on their face when the deal is done.”  Her goal is to give you award-winning service you deserve - because EVERY MOVE Matters!

“When I am not working, I enjoy being outdoors and making memories with my family and friends.  I love going to concerts and state parks.  This job is rewarding because I enjoy helping people.  The best part about this business is the heartfelt ‘Thank You’ from clients and a smile on their face when the transaction is done.” –Kristen


Kimsley Farrar - Realtor

Kimsley is proud to have grown up in the great city of Indianapolis where she continues to call it home.  Her roots are in the Meridian-Kessler neighborhood area.  She is a Cathedral High School alumni and graduated from Indiana University with a BA in Geography.  Her city awareness and local knowledge of Washington Township and the surrounding areas proves to be an asset when guiding and counseling home buyers and sellers.  With a 15+ year background in the Marketing and Corporate Events industries, she is able to tap into her expertise with target market alignment and customer satisfaction.  Paired with the strong brand of CENTURY 21® and the proven dossier of The Barry/Schernekau Team, you have a winning combination for driving results.

“Understanding my client’s needs and running my business on a foundation of honesty and integrity is of utmost importance.  With your personal interests at the core of my focus, I will guide you through the buying and/or selling process to ensure that you feel secure, confident, and informed.  Whether you are a first-time home buyer, relocating, leasing, down/up sizing, adding to your real estate resume, I’d love to help you with your transition.  I am a mom of two young boys and loving it!  In my free time, I enjoy traveling and spending time with family and friends.” –Kimsley


Julie Kniptash - Realtor

My name is Julie Kniptash and I was born and raised in the Indianapolis area. I graduated from Indiana University in 2004 and began my career in real estate at C21 Scheetz. In 2009 I decided to return to school for a Masters degree in Occupational Therapy from University of Indianapolis. My husband’s job required us to relocate to Evansville for almost 4 years, however we happily moved back to Indy in November 2014. We are now staying busy with a one-year-old son and a baby girl on the way. Feeling inspired by the growth and development taking place in Indy, I have returned to C21 Scheetz in order to help people with their real estate needs. There is no job as exciting as this one. Buying, selling, and investing can often be an overwhelming process for people. My goal is to make the transaction smooth, stress free, and even fun! My experience in real estate and health care give me a unique perspective on meeting the wants and needs of every individual. My commitment to quality-service and treating clients like family assist in building relationships with clients that last even beyond the sale.


Lee Skiles - Realtorlee-headshot

Lee grew up in North Central Indiana and graduated from Ball State University in 2007. After graduation, he moved to Indianapolis and began working as a project manager. After five years of working in project management, Lee decided to change career paths and pursue a career in real estate. After working as an individual at CENTURY 21 Scheetz for 3 years, he decided to join the Barry-Schernekau Team. His philosophy is simple: clients come first. His goal is to be the trusted resource to guide buyers and sellers through the complex world of real estate. Customer satisfaction is achieved through constant communication and commitment to providing the best and most timely information to his clients. He believes that if you are not left with an amazing experience, he hasn’t done his job. Lee hopes that he can be your go-to source for real estate information, insight, and advice.

“I understand that buying or selling a home is more than just a transaction: it’s a life-changing experience.  That’s why I am dedicated to providing exceptional, personalized service for all of my clients.  I take great pride in the relationships I build and always work relentlessly on the client’s behalf to help them achieve their real estate goals.” -Lee


deckard-richelle_8006finalRichelle Sassatelli - Client Care Coordinator

Richelle grew up in Southern Indiana before eventually moving to the Indianapolis area.  She enjoyed a successful career as a Retail District Manager for over 13 years but ultimately decided to follow her heart into real estate. Drawing upon her vast professional experience, Richelle provides exceptional client concierge services and support for the team.  With exacting attention to detail and impeccable follow-up, clients can rest easy in the knowledge that their transactions are monitored from beginning to end and that the Barry/Schernekau Team’s marketing program is fully implemented to their advantage.

“My husband and I enjoy many activities when not working such as hiking, camping, and canoeing with our beloved dog, Gia. I enjoy meeting people from different walks of life and love to help, knowing I made their day a little better or their smile a little brighter.” –Richelle