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Backed By 56 Franchises And Targeted Growth, Showhomes Celebrates Its 30th Anniversary On A High Note

After posting the best year of revenue in its 30-year history, Showhomes is poised for continued strategic development throughout 2016. Last year, Showhomes, the nation’s largest and most successful home staging franchise, made history. As the brand wrapped up 2015, they posted their best year of revenue ever—Showhomes had a 33 percent increase in system-wide […]

Sellers’ tip: Spruce up for a hot market (Minneapolis Star Tribune)

 Do the harvest gold appliances just have to go? What about the country oak cabinets? Time to gut the entire kitchen?   With the start of the spring selling season at hand — and the Twin Cities housing market experiencing its biggest sales in a decade — such questions might seem superfluous.   Hardly.   Home buyers these […]

Showhomes Home Staging Featured In 1808 Magazine

Showhomes Home Staging Franchisee Nancy Jones found a true passion in home staging. The brand’s goal is to transform high-end, vacant houses into fully furnished, inviting homes. With Jones’ background in design, the process came naturally and aided in her success. “Once we establish the positive features, we stage each room to have a wow factor […]

National home staging company opens in Santa Fe (Albuquerque Business Journal)

Even though home staging has been around for years in the residential real estate industry, until recently the practice had been considered an added expense only used when a homeowner’s furniture and taste was a bit unstylish. But now, even homeowners on trend with the latest decor are turning to home staging professionals to increase […]

Showhomes Enjoying Real Estate Boom (1851 Magazine)

Over the past decade, Showhomes, America’s leader in home staging and design, has done its legwork to establish itself as what has been referenced as a “recession-proof” business. “Our original model was based around our Home Manager service,” said Showhomes COO Matt Kelton. “The recession between 2008 and 2011 was actually a great time for […]

Triad couple finds success in staging homes for sale (Winston-Salem Journal)

Nancy Jones had just served her husband, Robbie, breakfast in bed early one Sunday morning when they got a text message from a Realtor showing service that the house they lived in was about to be shown to potential buyers. The Joneses had 30 minutes to get out of the house. As Showhomes home managers, […]

Showhomes Set to Make History with Record-Breaking 2015 Revenue

Showhomes, the nation’s largest and most successful home staging franchise continued its record breaking charge through 2015 by posting the second highest month in sales revenue in nearly three decades of operation. The brand recorded an impressive $704,129 in revenue in October 2015, representing a 64 percent increase from the same month last year. Showhomes has […]

How to live in a mansion for a fraction of the price (WFTS-Tampa Bay)

TAMPA – Robert and Dareda Mueller live in a $900,000 home in Tampa for about $1,200 per month. Rent in the neighborhood would normally run about $5,000.  The couple won’t stay in the home for long, because they are house managers. The couple lives in the home while it’s on the real estate market. “We […]

Home staging business sees income rise as residential market picks up (Tampa Tribune)

TAMPA — Local entrepreneurs banking on their hunch that homebuyers are more likely to make offers on fashionably decorated homes — and make them faster — has begun to pay off big.  Showhomes St. Pete-Clearwater and Showhomes Staging-Tampa have both experienced sharp growth over the past couple of years. And business continues to flourish as the […]

Showhomes Central Houston:They set the stage for selling a house (The Houston Chronicle)

Greg Williams would argue it takes a lot more to sell a house than hiring a real estate agent, putting away the clutter and sticking a sign in the yard. Other things can be done in certain rooms that will resonate with potential buyers when they walk through during a private tour or an open […]