Tag Archives: home managers

Seeing a house’s potential can boost chances for sale (The Daytona Beach Journal)

ORMOND BEACH — Home sellers could see faster and higher-priced offers if they properly stage a house that helps buyers make an emotional connection to the property, according to a National Association of Realtors report. So, when Realtor Maureen Reynolds was hired in April to sell the large hangar house at 2540 Taxiway Echo in […]

For Real Estate Agents And Brokers, Becoming A Showhomes Franchisee Is A Natural Next Step

When Showhomes, the nation’s largest and most successful home staging franchise, decides to bring its concept to a new community, it first looks for the right franchisee. The brand’s selection process takes the basics into account, like whether or not prospective owners have the appropriate financial capability and skill set required to run their own […]

Showhomes Continues its Strategic Growth Initiative with Expansion into Santa Fe

Franchisees Elisa and Brandon Macomber found a perfect blend of their talents and passions in an opportunity with Showhomes Elisa and Brandon Macomber have been married for three years and have merged a combination of life and professional experience that has lead them to purchasing and opening their brand new Showhomes. Having grown up in […]

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 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, […]

HOME STAGING IS THE NEW NORMAL AS REAL ESTATE FRANCHISE STAYS HOT (Memphis Business Journal)

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 […]