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Showhomes Veteran Takes on Record 3rd Market for Home Staging Service Franchise

  In addition to his Memphis and Little Rock locations, Jeff Ross, and his wife, Heidi, 11 year veterans with Showhomes, have purchased the Nashville location from Showhomes CEO, Bert Lyles and have become the first franchisees to purchase 3 territories.  After earning his bachelor’s degree in Marketing from Oral Roberts University, Jeff relocated to Mobile, Alabama […]

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 […]

Home staging becoming more important for a sale as real estate rebounds

Dewey and Judy Baldwin’s Realtor told them not to expect a quick turnaround when they put their home up for sale in January. But with only a couple of weak nibbles by the end of July, the couple decided to do what an increasing number of homesellers are doing nationally. They called a home stager, […]

Meet the house-sitters who stage the American Dream (Fusion TV)

Do you own a bunch of nice furniture but have nowhere to put it? Showhomescan help. Some of the nicest luxury homes in suburbs across America are occupied by “prop families” — temporary tenants who use their furniture to help stage million-dollar homes that otherwise would sit empty. Showhomes is the company that puts people — […]

4 Secrets for Growing Your Business (Inc Magazine)

There is more to expanding a company than simply relieving a customer’s pain point. Here’s what you need to know Spot a pain point. Relieve it. Then do it again. That’s the trick to starting a business, right? Yes, but one of the keys to growing your business is replicating a product or service–and ensuring enough people […]

Living in luxury: Home managers happily pay rent to care for fabulous houses on the market

GREAT SITUATION Buzz Thomas has been a home manager for the past five years. He’s currently working with Showhomes Jacksonville.  One of the best things for him, Thomas said, is that he’s had an opportunity to live in some of the area’s most prestigious neighborhoods. He’s currently getting settled into his Queens Harbour home after […]

The Newest Staging Strategy: Live-In Home Staging

Showhomes Featured in Zillow Is the solution to selling a home quickly renting it out? Showhomes Home Staging in Tampa, FL isn’t your typical home staging company: one strategy they use to get homes off the market faster is enlisting a resident to live in and take care of the home while it’s on the market. […]

“Ghost Tenants” Live in Luxury Homes at Apartment Prices

  The Mueller Family lives together in a 4,800 square foot Tampa, Florida home, but they only pay $1,200 in rent every month. (Photo courtesy of the Mueller Family)   Bob and Dareda Mueller used to own a large, beautiful home on Lake of the Ozarks in Missouri. “We were in a golfing community, we […]

Showhomes Featured on Marketplace

Humans make a house for sale feel more like home   (Eric Mennel/Marketplace) Cora Blinsman pays $1,100 a month on a $430,000 home. But she can be forced to move out at a moment’s notice. A home for sale in Newport Coast, occupied by real live people. About a year ago, Cora Blinsman’s mom passed […]

Fast Company Features Showhomes

To Sell Houses, People Are Used As Props In McMansions They Don’t Own A poignant story from the Tampa Bay Times follows one family that lost everything in the recession and has found a peculiar way to hold on to the trappings of wealth. It sounds like the plot of some long-lost dramatic version of Arrested Development, but […]