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Christine Rae

Christine Rae is president of CSP International Staging Academy and the author of SOLD and Home Staging for Dummies.

Realtors are the regulators of the staging industry

Certification for a stager is as important as a real estate license is to an agent. Why?  Simply so people know what to expect when hiring a stager.

Staging and real estate ethics

Every day, real estate staging professionals struggle to maintain professional boundaries with real estate agents and their clients while delivering quality service and exceptional results.

Why put money into a house that I’m selling?

There are many reasons to support the process of staging a property prior to bringing it to the public for review. Let’s look at a few of them.

How staging helps real estate agents

What would it take to get the underperformers, the struggling or non-starters, to sit down with a certified staging professional and have a serious conversation about how staging will improve their business?

Four excuses for not staging a home

In today’s market, you can’t afford not to stage! Every seller we talk to wants to get the most for the property when selling, so to not capitalize on the opportunity to maximize your equity return is short sighted.

10 overlooked tips for getting a property sold

Here are ten overlooked staging tips for getting a property sold. Give people what they least expect; they don’t know they want it but when they see it they can’t resist.