About us


front-of-buildingRealty Enhancements International (REI) is one of the preeminent sources of credentialed home staging firms in the world. We have a global membership and are the authority on real estate staging. Our network of real estate industry professionals and continuing education programs are second to none. We believe that becoming accredited as a professional real estate stager backed up with home a staging certification broadens your marketability and sends a message to the real estate industry and the world that you are highly skilled at your craft. REI’s professional network has evolved to include an array of creditable professionals skilled at preparing and maintaining real estate properties at their highest level.

The Owner

Thomasine Johnson is the President and CEO of Realty Enhancements International. She acquired the company from its original owner in 2008 and has been a member since 2002. Thomasine also is the Owner of En’terior Designs, an award winning interior design and combined the knowledge and experience of both firms to advance REI to new heights. Thomasine holds a Bachelor’s in Business Administration and Interior Design as well as a Master’s Degree in Community Development. Thomasine serves on a number of boards and associations such as RESA (Real Estate Staging Association), ASID (American Society of Interior Designers), ABWA (American Business Women Association), NAR (National Association of Realtors), National Council of Realtors to name a few. Thomasine leadership style is one of open communication. She brings enthusiasm and energy to the network of dedicated professionals in all her training seminars. Her mission is to enhance knowledge and understanding to real estate industry all over the world

Our advantages



REI was established in 1998 and has years of experience getting the most for our clients. Our home staging training curriculum will give you the skills, knowledge, understanding and know how to be successful in your career. Our instructors are the top professionals in the industry.



REI has expanded the company to include a network of professionals that are excellent at preparing and maintaining real estate properties. The associate professionals such as real estate agents, landscapers, painters, personal organizers, interior designer etc.) have been invited to join our organization by an intensive referral method. They must exhibit superiority, distinction, quality and merit to be selected. quality and merit.



The members of REI are receiving growing attention from the media for their consistent proficient work. Our professionals have had television appearances on HGTV, CBS, ABC and NBC. Our members have been published in many magazines and newspapers including The New York Times, USA Today, The Chicago Tribune and The Wall Street Journal.