Christine Rae Archive

Sex Sells! … Did I Catch Your Attention?

By Christine Rae, International Staging Training Academy Sex today is used for marketing just about everything and anything not remotely connected to sex–but it works. And real estate staging does for houses what sexy ads do for marketing–it sells!...

Affordable Staging Tips for Any Listing: Your Questions Answered

We had a great webinar last Thursday on how you can stage your listings without breaking the bank. In case you missed it, you can playback a recording and download the slides at REALTOR® Magazine. Our speakers—staging pros Terrylynn...

Affordable Home Staging: Sign Up for Our Free Webinar!

On Thursday, Jan. 28, at 3 p.m. Eastern time, REALTOR® Magazine is hosting a free Webinar on affordable home staging techniques! Register and learn more about the presentation via the magazine’s Webinar page. Staging pros Christine Rae and Terrylynn...
January 25, 2010

First Impressions: Get Instant Curb Appeal With These 10 Must-Dos

By Christine Rae, Staging Expert The Internet is the first source for viewing a property for most buyers, even before talking to a real estate professional. That means curb appeal is important because they are “driving by” the listing,...
November 2, 2009

Being a Real Estate Pro Today is Like Working in the Obama Administration

By Christine Rae Being an entrepreneur, home owner, wife, grandmother, etc., I barely have time to watch TV these days and when I do, I seem to hit the news. My own philosophy about keeping a positive mindset is...
August 14, 2009

What does ‘Britain Got Talent’ Singer Susan Boyle Have to Do With Staging?

By Christine Rae If you are one of the millions of YouTube watchers of the Susan Boyle video in “Britain Got Talent” show you will have witnessed the PERFECT metaphor for staging there ever was. Treat yourself; watch it—even...