Tag Archives: home staging

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 Idaho Franchisee to Know: Mary MacDougal Abajian

After a successful 25-year career in the law, Mary MacDougal Abajian was ready for the next phase of her life – bringing her passion for home design to the forefront while providing her family with a new opportunity Mary MacDougal Abajian has deep roots in Idaho. Born and raised in the Gem State, she attended […]

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 […]

Showhomes Looks to Lock Up Florida

Showhomes has a long track record of success in the Sunshine State. Founded in 1986, the company’s first franchise location was in Florida and set the stage for decades of continued success in the region. “This is a great place for us to develop for many reasons, but one of the most obvious is that new […]

Showhomes: America’s One-Stop Shop for Home Staging

Showhomes, America’s leader in home staging for nearly 30 years, is helping motivated sellers close more quickly – and for top dollar – through a streamlined strategy previously unseen in the market. For the first time, one expert can now guide homeowners and their Realtors® through the entire sales preparation process, from updating to staging, […]

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 […]