Christine Rae, President of CSP International™ Business Training Academy was recently honored at the 2012 Real Estate Staging Association’s Home Staging Industry Awards with a Lifetime Achievement Award.
Orlando, FL – February 6, 2012 – Best selling author, Christine Rae, President of CSP International™ Business Training Academy, a Home Staging Training and Real Estate Strategy company, was proud to accept the Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2012 Real Estate Staging Association™ (RESA®) Home Staging Industry Awards™. Shell Brodnax, president of RESA®, presented Christine with the Lifetime Achievement Award in recognition for her tremendous work to build credibility and value for the real estate staging industry. Rae said “I am so very honored and grateful to receive this recognition from RESA and the industry” Christine was also a finalist in the in the Innovator of the Year™ category of this year’s Awards.
Industry professionals from all over North America submitted for consideration for the industry’s most prestigious awards. A panel of industry professionals judged the finalists and the winners were announced at the RESA Home Staging International Convention on February 1, 2012 in Las Vegas.
Christine Rae and Certified Staging Professional trains home stagers through a comprehensive course of study that includes 3 days in a classroom, 4 weeks of home study and 6 weeks of hands-on market coaching. CSP is also a resource for Realtors and home sellers to find and hire graduates of this highly accredited staging education program, for assisting them in successfully closing their real estate sale. Christine is also the best-selling author of the recent business book, Trendsetters: The World’s Leading Experts Reveal Top Trends To Help You Achieve Greater Health, Wealth and Success!
Along with Christine, several other finalists for awards this year were members of CSP. These finalists have participated in Christine’s staging courses and training in addition to successfully completing CSP’s home staging certification.
Other CSP members who are finalists for this year’s awards include two category award winners Nairn Friemann and Kristy Mattiazzo. Other finalists and winners were Monica Stanciu, Tammy O’Brien, David Cieslak, Maureen Bray, Kerry Roth, Joanne Abrahams, Kelly Peletier and Nancy Hoag.
To learn more about Christine Rae and Certified Staging Professional, please visit https://www.stagingtraining.com.
About CSP International™™ Business Training Academy:
CSP began as the brainchild of its founder and president, Christine Rae. A long-time corporate executive, Christine began with the CSP program and a goal of bringing her penchant for high standards and business ethics, together with her knowledge of design and the real estate industry to an industry without a map. Her own extensive training came from across North America including New York City, California, Texas and the Carolinas. From her research Christine knew there was a need for a distinctly different approach to staging. Growing from one course to a complete school with several physical locations and 15 well trained instructors, the CSP program is the leading global source for finding highly trained stagers and is the primary destination for anyone wanting to become a stager, it is the company more real estate agents turn to, on behalf of their clients. They are a Canadian success story for sure but no longer strictly Canadian having expanded to the United States in 2006 and Australia in 2009. The program has been translated into Mandarin; Global license opportunities currently under review include China, Germany and France.
About the CSP® designation:
The CSP® designation is recognized by real estate professionals, builders, home stagers, decorators and home sellers for its brand reputation of excellence. The designation identifies home staging consultants who have achieved certification in the staging industry, which included quality hands-on training with vigorous testing, apprenticeship, business process and ethics.
About Christine Rae:
Christine Rae, founder and president of the CSP International™™ Business Training Academy, is well-known and well-respected for her work in the Real Estate Staging industry, author of Home Staging for Dummies, a small business growth expert, international speaker, trainer and developer of EcoStaging® Her passion for staging, décor, the green movement and successful entrepreneurial ventures is satisfied with her desire to help people. Her talents are reflected in the success of the Academy. Christine’s dedication to excellence has developed CSP into an international success and into more than a training program – the CSP International™ Academy is a sustainable resource for continuing education, professionalism & a support network to its graduates.