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Showhomes Enjoying Real Estate Boom (1851 Magazine)

Over the past decade, Showhomes, America’s leader in home staging and design, has done its legwork to establish itself as what has been referenced as a “recession-proof” business. “Our original model was based around our Home Manager service,” said Showhomes COO Matt Kelton. “The recession between 2008 and 2011 was actually a great time for […]

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: 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 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 […]

From Wall Street to Award Winning Stagers

Carol Ackerman and her husband, Barry, met in 1974 while working in the finance industry. Carol has always had a passion for design but with the security the finance industry provided, she found it difficult to walk away and pursue her dream. Her husband on the other hand, a born and bred New Yorker, spent […]