CSP® Home Staging Training

The CSP International™ Business Training Academy is the leading real estate home staging education provider in the world. Below is a sneak peak at the many attributes which contribute to the CSP International™ Academy's quality and success.

It is the recognizable DIFFERENCES which keep the CSP® home staging certification course #1 in staging training. In February 2012 Christine Rae was presented with the Lifetime Achievement Award from RESA for her contributions, trendsetter, professionalism and excellence in growing the industry

CSP International™ is very proud of the experience and wealth of knowledge all the trainers bring to the classroom. Many of them are award winners also. Delegates in the 3 day CSP® Home Staging Program can be assured the CSP International™ Trainers who are chosen to deliver the program are successful staging business owners and recognized within the industry as “the best of the best”.

Graduates of the CSP® program have a wealth of marketing and home staging resources at their fingertips inside the CSP® Business Resource Center as well as Marketing Resources which are second to none! These resources include: complimentary 5 page website with a “ready to go” blog account, marketing webinars, portfolio presentation kits, educational DVDs for clients, staging statistics tool, the exclusive CSP International™ MAP™ for Business Success , Room Ready Handbook™ for consultations, the exclusive Staging Magazine the list of differentiators goes on...

The home staging industry is infinite and shifting on a daily basis. The most successful stagers are the ones who recognize and adapt to the changes in the marketplace. Along with the 3 day CSP® Staging Program, CSP International™ Business Academy offers continuing education designed to give home staging consultants a marketing edge, along with in–depth knowledge on a variety of niche markets. Some of these courses include: Color certification, EcoStaging Professional, Zoomer Staging Specialist, Marketing Staging Specialist, Diversity Sales Specialist and the list continues to grow.

Programs are delivered either in class, via home study or online webinars.

Another one of the outstanding differences of the CSP International™ Academy training are the many after class support programs and opportunities available only to CSP® Members. These programs include: the CSP® Mentorship Program (with job board and apprenticeship opportunities in participating areas), CSP® Marketing Advantage Program, the Pay It Forward Charity of Choice program, Aeroplan Miles Rewards Program; plus inside the business centre members have access to Peer Support Forum and Weblog community.

CSP International™ has established relationships with national organizations, home staging suppliers and décor retailers; creating exclusive programs for savings reserved only for active CSP® members. Some of these programs include preferred rates on wall art, lighting solutions, finance options, rental furniture, home accents & décor accessories, paint supplies, business insurance solutions, floor planning software, storage options, legal services, furniture covers, faux food, moving services, and more!

CSP International™ Business Training Academy believes in excellence and jealously guards its reputation. CSP® has an A+ rating with BBB an exemplary record with, Real Estate Staging Association (RESA), Staging Excellence Alliance (SEA) Association, and maintains a philosophy of continual improvement.

Colleges Hosting CSP International™ Courses

        

Courses

Sun Aug 3, 2014 Columbia (Baltimore Area), MD
Tue Aug 5, 2014 Purchase College, Purchase, NY
Tue Aug 5, 2014 St Catharines, ON
Tue Aug 12, 2014 Mississauga, (Toronto), ON
Wed Aug 20, 2014 Vancouver, BC
Wed Aug 20, 2014 St.John's, NL
Wed Sep 3, 2014 Kingston, ON
Sat Sep 6, 2014 Sydney, NSW
Fri Sep 12, 2014 Las Positas College Livermore, CA
Sat Sep 13, 2014 New York City, NY

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  1. 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 […]
  2. Ask the expert – How do I tell my seller they need a stager? Sunday, 18 May 2014, 9:18 pm
    Q: Help! As a real estate agent, I want to know about staging but don’t want to do the work! How do I tell the seller they need the expert […]
  3. Smoking Inside Property Reduces VALUE by 30%! Wednesday, 7 May 2014, 8:14 pm
    Landlords, property managers and real estate agents alike have known for years that smoking has an adverse effect on the value of property. Recent studies by Pfizer Canada offer proof […]
  4. Safer Spring Cleaning Ideas Wednesday, 12 March 2014, 9:25 pm
    Who doesn’t like the fresh spring air and the smell of fresh cut grass? Spring evokes feelings of hope, energy and life. Unless of course you have allergies, which means […]
  5. Don’t Let February ICE Your Progress Wednesday, 22 January 2014, 7:39 pm
    BRRRRR…ITS COLD!!! Don’t let the polar vortex of February’s freeze ICE your progress. De-thaw the winter frost by lighting a fire under yourself. Learn a new skill, take on a […]
  6. January Webinar Schedule Saturday, 4 January 2014, 7:51 pm
    The hustle and bustle of Holiday season is now coming to an end. We at CSP International would like to take this opportunity to thank all of you for your […]
  7. Conscious Business Trends And Insights For 2014 Thursday, 2 January 2014, 7:53 pm
    Every year, I sit down to write out what I get is coming for the new year. These are the trends, insights and predictions that I see as relevant and […]
  8. Study on Impact of Home Staging Misses the Point Monday, 30 December 2013, 3:36 am
    On December 26, 2013, a 2012 academic study which included evaluation of the impact of home staging on price was reviewed by the Wall Street Journal with the headline “Home […]
  9. Seven Reasons to Invest in CSP® Home Staging Training Wednesday, 20 November 2013, 11:21 pm
    Seven Reasons to Invest in CSP® Home Staging Training As a professional home stager, you are part of an exciting emerging industry. Your home staging business has the potential to […]
  10. Paint the World Green Sunday, 27 October 2013, 6:28 pm
    In contemplating content for this article I pondered a while on the power of one. One idea, one person, one small step, one action, one will and the effects those […]
  11. 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. […]
  12. 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. […]
  13. 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. […]
  14. 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. […]
  15. 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. […]
  16. 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. […]
  17. 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. […]
  18. 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’. […]
  19. 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. […]
  20. 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. […]

Home Staging Expert Christine Rae Publishes New Article Offering Practical Tips For Home Staging Professionals

Thursday, February 28th, 2013

Home Staging 101: Nine “Do’s” and “Do Not’s” to Live By

Tuesday, February 26th, 2013

One of the perks of my job is that I get to spend time with energetic, motivated home staging professionals. Many are just getting started, full of energy, full of life & excited to begin …

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Home Staging 101: The Best Time to Buy or Sell a Home

Tuesday, January 15th, 2013

As a home stager, it’s your job to understand the real estate market. This understanding allows you to better serve your clients, whether that means homeowners, real estate agents, or both.

To that end, Time Magazine …

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Home Staging Expert Christine Rae Publishes New Article Offering Practical Tips For Home Staging Professionals

Thursday, February 28th, 2013

Christine Rae, President of CSP International Business Training Academy, a Home Staging Training company, offers practical advice for home stagers.

Orlando, FL – February 28, 2013 – Christine Rae, President of CSP International Business Training Academy, a Home Staging Training and Real Estate Strategy company, recently published an article on her website (http://www.stagingtraining.com) discussing home staging. The article, titled “Home Staging 101: …

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Home Staging Expert Christine Rae Publishes New Blog With Home Staging Tips

Friday, February 15th, 2013

Christine Rae, President of CSP International Business Training Academy, a Home Staging Training company, explains that home staging and home decorating are two distinct concepts.

Orlando, FL – February 15, 2013 – Christine Rae, President of CSP International Business Training Academy, a Home Staging Training and Real Estate Strategy company, recently published a blog on her website (http://www.stagingtraining.com) discussing home staging. The blog, …

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Home Staging Expert Christine Rae Publishes New Article Discussing Home Staging Strategy

Wednesday, January 16th, 2013

Christine Rae, President of CSP International Business Training Academy, a Home Staging Training company, discusses trends in the real estate industry.

Orlando, FL – January 16, 2013 – Christine Rae, President of CSP International Business Training Academy, a Home Staging Training and Real Estate Strategy company, recently published an article on her website (http://www.stagingtraining.com) discussing the real estate market. The article, titled “Home …

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Ask the expert – How do I tell my seller they need a stager?

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Don’t Let February ICE Your Progress

   

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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 …

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…

Last year I enrolled in a staging program which was very widely advertised and cost a little less than the CSP 3 Day Course. You know that saying “You get what you pay for”…?

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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