Tag Archives: home managers

More Luxury, Less Privacy For People Living In Show Homes (CBS Minneapolis)

Showhomes Minneapolis’ Home Manager program was featured on WCCO Channel 4 News this week on the 10PM News.  Home managers live in luxury houses at discounted prices, but must open their homes to potential buyers at a moment’s notice, reports Natalie Nyhus. Click here to see the feature:

WHEN GIVING THE HOME A LIVED-IN FEEL IS WORK (The Home Story)

Home stagers serve as stand-ins for those looking to sell vacant homes, giving these homes that lived-in look that help speed along the home-selling process … as long as they are tidy. When Calvenn Starre moved from Orange County to San Diego, he immediately looked for a home in Rancho Santa Fe, a community he had […]

Local Renters Find Way To Pay Fraction Of Cost To Live In Multimillion-Dollar Homes (CBS LA)

NEWPORT BEACH (CBSLA.com) — Five bedrooms, six baths, an entertainer’s back yard with sweeping views, an outdoor fireplace and 4,000-square-feet of luxury. You won’t believe what the couple who lives in this Newport Beach home is paying for it all. Janiell and Adrian Vashon aren’t your normal renters; they work as home managers with a company calledShowhomes. “[We pay] $2,950-a-month […]

Showhomes Launches Home Updating Service for Increased Real Estate Advantage

Nation’s Leader in Home Staging and Design Proves to be One-Stop-Shop for Homeowners Looking to Sell NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Showhomes, the rapidly expanding home staging franchise system, is proud to announce the launch of Home Updating, a new service program that positions the brand as the premier full-service home staging choice for homeowners who would […]

Live in Your Dream Home for Cheap: Be a Home Manager and Live Like a Celebrity

Always dreamed of living in a luxurious mansion, but don’t have the money? Being a Home Manager is giving people that aren’t rich a chance to live in a BIG and beautiful new house. The List‘s Jake Peterson has more on how YOU can live in your dream home, now on The List!   http://www.thelisttv.com/the-list/the-breakdown/live-in-your-dream-home-for-cheap

Making herself at home, over and over (South Strand News)

 Charity Keefer has found the perfect accessories for her Showhome on the Intracoastal. Charity Keefer is right at home in her newest job. Make that right at home in three houses, and she’s looking for more. She doesn’t plan to live in any of the houses – that’s for someone else. Nor does she intend […]

Live-in caretakers to help sell luxury homes (Fox Business)

Showhomes home manager Calvenn Starre and Showhomes San Diego President Lisa Gulliver on the growing popularityof hiring live-in managers to care for homes on the market.  Check out the live interview with Gerri Willis on The Willis Report: http://www.foxbusiness.com/on-air/willis-report/videos#p/157870/v/3739103863001    

Live in a multimillion-dollar home for $2,500 (CNN Money)

The Starres aren’t movie stars, but they live like it — for a fraction of the cost. They’re “hired” by Showhomes, a Nashville company that helps sell high-end homes. It preps the homes to look “lived in”… by finding people to actually live in them, at a very discounted rate. Currently, there are 200 home […]

Home staging valuable tool in real estate market

Katie Meisenger looked twice at a Batavia home for sale in 2013, but she could not see herself and her family living there. Meisenger wanted to move her family from a smaller space in North Aurora and had her eyes on a nearly 5,000-square-foot home in the Tanglewood Hills subdivision on the city’s west side. […]

From Road Warrior to Home Staging Entrepreneur

Charity Keefer (36) was born and raised in Lynn, Indiana and moved to South Carolina in 1997 where she graduated from the College of Charleston with a BS in Business Administration in 2001. Upon graduation, Charity worked for one year at UPS conducting outside sales. She has spent the past 11 years selling pharmaceuticals. Her […]