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Staging course taught by Industry Leader Christine Rae coming to Houston! Sunday, 14 September 2014, 7:40 pm
Texans are famous for “Go Big or Go Home” concept; big ideas, big houses, big generosity, big smiles, big ranches, big space, and BIG on entrepreneurial ventures. According to Texan […]

The Times, They Are A-Changing! Friday, 12 September 2014, 6:36 pm
For decades, when you wanted to sell your home, you did some spring cleaning, tidied up the magazines and paperwork lying about the house, planted a few petunias along the […]

Charlene Storozuk, Principal at DezignerDigzTM joins the CSP International™ faculty Saturday, 6 September 2014, 8:27 pm
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Toronto, Ont. Ontario Home Stager/Interior Decorator accepted as a new member of faculty at CSP International™ Business Training Academy. Christine Rae, President of CSP Intern. […]

Sonya MacDonald, has qualified and is accepted as a Certified Mentor/Ambassador for GTA and York Region areas. Saturday, 6 September 2014, 8:23 pm
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Toronto, Ont. Top Stager honored by CSP International™ Training Academy Christine Rae, President of CSP International™ Business Training Academy, a Real Estate Staging Traini. […]

Am I right that not every property needs a staging service? Wednesday, 3 September 2014, 6:00 pm
Hi Christine, I always stage my properties; well, nearly always as it depends on the value of the property, location, and how the property looks. Lots of my clients have […]

Is Home Staging the same as Decorating? Tuesday, 2 September 2014, 8:30 pm
Many people have asked me what the difference is between staging and decorating. There is a belief that staging and decorating are the same. I would like to explain the […]

Downsizing – The Step Before Senior Move Management Monday, 1 September 2014, 3:41 pm
How many times in the past year, let’s say, have you been in a group setting and either been involved in a discussion or overheard a conversation where the subject […]

Looking for the fastest way to business success? Sunday, 10 August 2014, 7:43 pm
Have you noticed that everyone is looking for the fast track? Easiest way to be successful, easiest way to get fit, easiest way to get a credit card, easiest way […]

Five Things to Consider when Pricing Home Staging Wednesday, 6 August 2014, 6:02 pm
The decision has been made and you are going to sell your property! You know you need a home stager because the thought of all the things that need to […]

A few psychographic facts which impact real estate sales Wednesday, 18 June 2014, 11:38 pm
Albert Einstein is credited with saying the definition of insanity is doing the same thing over again while expecting different results! Who likes doing that? What that will mean to […]

Home Staging 101: Make Sure You’re Staging, Not Decorating! Wednesday, 13 February 2013, 8:51 pm
If you ask the average person what “home staging” is, they’re likely to say something like “decorating a house to make it look good.” The truth is that home staging is absolutely not the sam. […]

Home Staging Success: Take Control of Your Destiny in 2013 Wednesday, 12 December 2012, 9:26 pm
It’s December now—and in much of the US and Canada, this means that the temperatures have dropped, the lakes have frozen over, and the snow is falling. And of course, preparation for the holidays. […]

Set the Stage for Success in 2013 Friday, 30 November 2012, 10:14 pm
The holiday season is officially here, which means the New Year is right around the corner. If you’re anything like me, it feels like 2012 has just begun—I guess time really does fly when you’re. […]

Home Staging 101: Three Strategies to Connect with Your Target Customers Friday, 12 October 2012, 1:22 pm
The primary marketing focus of most home staging professionals is on real estate agents.—and for good reason. These individuals are in a uniquely valuable position for home stagers, being able to pr. […]

Home Staging Pays Thursday, 27 September 2012, 1:16 pm
There are countless details which go into creating a successful home staging business, but at the end of the day it all boils down to one simple question for an agent or seller: is home staging worth. […]

Home Staging Success: Four Ways to Improve Customer Service Today Thursday, 13 September 2012, 1:59 pm
Customer service is one of the most important components of every successful home staging business. The most profitable home stagers generate a significant portion of their new business through “wor. […]

Five Questions to Ask When You Can’t Get Around That Obstacle Monday, 10 September 2012, 1:00 pm
Have you ever felt stuck? Or frustrated because no matter what you do, you can’t seem to get around that “brick wall”? If so, you’re not alone. This frustrating experience is part of running a. […]

Home Staging Success: Do You Value Relationships? Monday, 27 August 2012, 1:07 pm
There is a lot that goes into building a successful home staging business, and we have talked about many of those elements right here in this blog. Today we are going to focus on an area that doesn’. […]

The Secret To A Powerhouse Staging Business: Close the Sale! Tuesday, 21 August 2012, 7:36 pm
Ironically, one of the greatest fears that many stagers have is asking for the business from a potential client. If you don’t ‘close’ the sale, you don’t have a business! Some of the most comm. […]

Home Staging 101: Become the Expert Thursday, 19 July 2012, 7:20 pm
Think about the last time you selected a service provider—a dentist, doctor, lawyer, accountant, or something along those lines. If you are like most people, a number of factors went in to the decis. […]

   

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I am an alumni of Certified Staging Professional. I would like to express my thanks to Nairn Friemann (CSP® Instructor), and CSPI™ Business Training Academy taught at Purchase College, NY for the opportunity of partaking in their three day home staging course last year.

This year, I enrolled in the course again as a refresher, and …

Several weeks ago I had the pleasure of being a trainee in CSP’s intensive three-day staging training workshop with Nairn Friemann in New York City…

I had heard great things about the organization by alumni as well as have had great discussions and assistance from Liz and Linda. They have always been there to answer any and all my questions, they are polite and super efficient…

I HAVE RECOMMENDED THIS COURSE IN THE PAST. THIS WAS A REFRESHER AND IT WAS A VERY POSITIVE EXPERIENCE FOR ME. IT WAS GREAT TO SEE NEW PEOPLE STARTING THE JOURNEY AND IT WAS EXCELLENT TO REVISIT THE MATERIAL (YOU RETAIN THE MATERIAL MUCH EASIER WHEN YOU GO THROUGH IT THE SECOND …

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