Award-Winning Professional Real Estate Staging Expert Announces Home Staging Course Instructor Position with CSP International Training Academy

Kathleen Garvey, who is a nationally known leader in the real estate staging industry, announces together with CSP that she has been chosen as one of their top-level home staging course instructors. By teaching others how to create successful staging businesses, Garvey will help more individuals recover from the current economic challenges.

Tampa, FL, April 15, 2010 --( With the demand for home staging on the upswing, the need to provide better business training has increased according to Christine Rae, President & CEO of CSP International Training Academy. Kathleen Garvey’s accomplished expertise and dynamic personality is widely-recognized in the real estate staging industry, says Rae. CSP is extremely excited to have the opportunity to offer her leadership and teaching skills within our most popular home staging course.

Garvey, who is the current Florida State President for RESA, states that her desire to improve Florida’s hard hit real estate market influenced her decision. By teaching more people how to start and build profitable home staging businesses, Garvey wants to see her home state and others recover quicker. She also mentions that there is an increasing need for many existing home stagers to adjust their businesses as the real estate staging industry grows each year. Garvey believes that the opportunity to help others to become more successful can be accomplished by offering more education and better training.

The intensive three-day CSP home staging courses will be taught by Garvey throughout Florida and other U.S. states. Fans of home staging training can visit ( for an upcoming schedule of certification classes and more information.

Garvey is the third-term State President of Florida for RESA (, which is the professional industry association for home stagers. She is also a successful business owner and lead designer of Enhanced Interiors & Home Staging located in Fort Myers, Florida. (

After winning the title of RESA Stager Idol in 2008, Kathleen Garvey achieved international recognition. The Stager Idol real estate staging competition featured numbers of acclaimed home stagers from the US and Canada in the first-ever project challenge of its kind. In addition to other professional awards and nominations, Garvey has been highlighted in multiple national and international publications including Realtor Magazine, the official publication of NAR (National Association of Realtors). In 2010, Garvey has also been nominated for Professional Home Stager of the Year.

Home staging careers were recently rated by Entrepreneur Magazine as one of the best small businesses as people turn to more independent ways to increase their income.

Certified Staging Professionals is the leading staging training company in North America and Australia. The CSPI Academy delivers comprehensive training programs in staging, redesign, green science and marketing, and provides unparalleled after-training support to real estate professionals, stagers, professional organizers, decorators and entrepreneurs.

Enhanced Interiors & Home Staging
Kathleen Garvey