Tag Archives: home managers

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 Fox Valley Success Story- A Whole Lot to Show for It

Spend less, make more. It’s such a simple concept but, like most things in the real world, it’s easier said than done. Not so for some franchisees who recognized a low-cost opportunity in the crowded franchise industry and through hard work, dedication and following the brand’s blueprint, have been able to turn a low-cost investment […]

Showhomes Sets Personal Bests in First Half of 2015

Profits Showhomes Sets Personal Bests in First Half of 2015 Home staging and design company sees strong Q2. Showhomes, with a nearly 30-year success record in home staging, has reached new milestones for growth following a strong first half of 2015. Following an impressive 26 percent year-over-year increase in April, Showhomes’ momentum continued through May […]

Triad home staging franchisee experiences record-breaking first year (Triad Business Journal)

The owners of a local home staging franchise location are being recognized for a record-breaking first year in terms of revenue. Local Showhomes franchisees owners Nancy and Robbie Jones brought in $150,000 in revenue — double the first-year goal — from January to July and are on track to hit the $300,000 mark by year’s end, Nancy Jones said. Last week, […]


Selling a home can be difficult, but a national company with a strong Mid-South presence has helped expedite the process for decades.  Showhomes, a home-staging business founded in 1986 and based in Nashville, offers everything from home manager staging to traditional staging to makeovers and updates.   Matt Kelton, chief operating officer for Showhomes, said the […]

Showhomes Reaches New Heights as Franchise Experiences Strongest Results in Company History

Thriving brand posts 29 percent increase in total revenue year-to-date, celebrates biggest month in June.  Showhomes, the almost 30-year-old leader in home staging, enters Q3 with confidence after achieving an all-time high in total revenue for the first half of 2015. The franchise reported a 29 percent year-over-year increase in overall revenue. The brand experienced […]

Franchisee Success: How Jim and Kaye Biby Became Successful with Showhomes

Husband-and-wife team Jim and Kaye Biby of Jacksonville, Florida celebrated their highest grossing month ever in June, since purchasing their Showhomes franchise location in 2006. “Over the past several months we’ve rolled out a few new marketing initiatives, but above and beyond marketing, we rely on referrals,” Kaye said. “Over the years we’ve continually provided […]

DIY: Home staging can mean a quicker sold sign (Winston-Salem Journal)

In real estate sales, maximizing profits often means maximizing the product. Home buyers generally want to see fresh, clean, updated homes that are move-in ready with plenty of appeal — from the curb to door and throughout the house. But this doesn’t happen without effort. As homes age, they can appear drab and worn. Sellers […]

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:


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 […]