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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: 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 […]

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 […]


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 […]

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 […]

3 proven tips to stage your home to sell (The Houston Business Journal)

Staging a home for sale can pay off big for Realtors and homeowners. On average, redecorating and remodeling a home can bring three times the return on investment at closing, according to Greg Williams, a new owner of ShowhomesHouston. “(Staging) helps homes sell faster and for more money,” Williams said.  Williams and his partner Steven Cook are the new […]

Local companies create dream room for teen leukemia survivor (Mountain Xpress)

Local Keller Williams realtor Nona Armour first met Megan Vess about 4-6 weeks back, she estimates. Right away, Armour says, she noticed the 13-year-old girl is “just a really strong kid.” In early 2013, Megan, her mother Amber, her father and three siblings moved from Johnson City, Tenn., to Marion, N.C., into a two-story modular home. The upper floor was unfinished when the family moved […]