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showhomes: Showhomes Staging Case Study - 03/25/08 12:59 PM
Showhomes produces market case study for staging Showhomes North Shore, a Chicago area franchise owned by home stager Barbara Bliss recently completed a case study comparing homes in the North Shore area of Chicago that had used Showhomes against homes that didn't use Showhomes. The results are eye-opening!
Barbara tracked 18 homes she contracted and whole-house staged with a live in Home Manager, such as the photo above. These homes sold for an average of 93% of list price! and dramatically beat local market conditions, selling after Showhomes in 147 days on average. Since Showhomes targets larger, more expensive homes, the (5 comments)
showhomes: Showhomes Home Stager Joins Extreme Makeover Crew - 03/24/08 01:43 PM
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 3-23-08 SHOWHOMES WORKS WITH ABC’S EXTREME MAKEOVER HOME ADDITION IN NEW ORLEANS TO REBUILD THE HOME OF THE USEA’S America’s Largest Home Staging Company Works with ABC-TV Extreme Makeover: Home Addition to Build a Home in Just One Week.
New Orleans, LA – New Orleans Home Stager Hudson Wolfe joined the crew of Extreme Makeover Home Addition to build a home for the Usea family of Westwego, LA. Wolfe opened his Showhomes home staging business a few months before hurricane Katrina and his business was wiped out in the flood that followed the historic storm. Showhomes (8 comments)
Nashville, TN <March 20th, 2008> -- Whether you are getting ready for a job interview, preparing to meet someone special for the first time, or selling your home – first impressions are vital. This spring, as it becomes a popular time for homeowners to begin preparing their homes for sale, Showhomes encourages them to do some essential steps to make sure the most important first step takes place: buyers make the decision to view the home.
Take a look and let us know what you think. The new e-book explains about Showhomes and gives lots of detail on our rapidly growing business. Showhomes is a mix of pure staging and using live in Home Managers to stage and furnish a home so that it sells faster and for a higher price. Showhomes is currently in 25 markets in 19 states and growing rapidly. Thanks, Thomas (2 comments)
showhomes: Remax Tells Agents to Stage, Stage, Stage - 03/18/08 09:05 AM
Judy Pokorny, the franchise owner of Showhomes - Toledo emailed me this: "RE/MAX announced to all their agents at their national convention, if they weren't staging vacant houses, they weren't doing their job. Dave Lininger told the agents to cash in 401 K's to fund staging if they had to, but get it done. This is our time. " Judy is a Remax agent and Toledo is one of the slowest real estate markets in the country. She knows what Remax is now pushing - selling a home vacant is a guaranteed way to leave money on the table. Right on, Judy! Now if (23 comments)
showhomes: Showhomes Home Staging Featured on CBS in Minneapolis - 03/17/08 11:16 AM
Showhomes Home Staging Featured on CBS in Minneapolis To View the Video Clip, click here: http://email@example.com Home Managers Could Help Your Home Sell Faster http://www.showhomesminneapolis.com/ With the housing market in a slump, home sellers are looking for new ways to stand out and some are turning to house managers to transform their properties. House managers basically take staging to a whole new level, by turning ordinary homes into model homes. Realtor Mike Strand showed off a Minneapolis townhouse that has three bedrooms, four bathrooms and costs $600,000.
"This home went on the market in late August, around Labor Day, so it's been on (0 comments)
showhomes: Are Vacant Homes Black Holes That Suck the Life Out of their Own Sales? - 03/17/08 10:21 AM
Here is a great blog post from our Showhomes company forum posted by Milwaukee Home Stager Donna Muelver: >>This is an article regarding a 2007 blog from USA Today that I thought was still relevant in the market today: Photos in this blog are from Showhomes Ft Myers / Naples, FL staged by Jennifer Rager Are Vacant Homes Black Holes That Suck the Life Out of their Own Sales?Recently I was asked by Design Talk to write a column on a question they are frequenly asked. The question comes from sellers concerned abut selling their vacant houses and wondering if thier property would have (14 comments)
showhomes: Staging sells 1.4 million Dollar Spec Home Despite 3 Year Supply of Homes - 03/17/08 09:27 AM
Showhomes Middle Tennessee helps sell a $1.4 million dollar spec home for Ernst Builders on Old Hickory Lake Ernst Builders, one of Nashville's premier builders, has been busy building out Fairvue Plantation north of Nashville. With the slowing real estate market, there is currently a 3 year supply of spec homes in the upscale lake front neighborhood. Wanting to get an advantage on their competition, Ernst consulted with Showhomes for long-term whole house staging and model home services. The first spec home Ernst wanted to sell was a gorgeous lake front home that has been sitting stagnant on the market for over a (0 comments)
showhomes: $3.6 Million Dollar Home Sells in less than 90 Days - 03/14/08 09:49 AM
Another Showhomes' Success $3.6 Million home sells in less than 90 days after a year on the market. Showhomes has been staging in Scottsdale and Paradise Valley for the past decade and Showhomes franchise owner Kathy Haase has won our Franchise of the Year Award in 2004 and 2005. Her staging has been featured in many magazines and newspapers and her franchise has generated numerous sales results. Phoenix and Scottsdale have seen huge increases in home inventory - in 2002 there were less than 9,000 homes for sale. In 2008 there are over 48,000 homes for sale. In addition, the days (0 comments)
showhomes: Showhomes Posts Double Digit Growth for 2007 - 03/13/08 07:35 AM
Showhomes Calls Business 'Shining Success Story' NASHVILLE, Tenn.--(March 13)--After several years of an amazing boom, real estate markets allacross the country have slowed to a trickle of what they had been inprevious years. Homes have become much harder to sell, there are morehomes on the market than at any time in history and these homes aretaking far longer to sell. Showhomes, America's Largest Home Staging Company, has been a rayof light in the otherwise gloomy market. Showhomes helps home ownerssell high-end vacant homes and has experienced record growth as aresult. "Showhomes' unique strategy of staging and helping Realtors marketvacant luxury homes (8 comments)
showhomes: Showhomes Gets Results - 03/10/08 03:51 PM
NASHVILLE, Tenn.--(Business Wire)--After several years of an amazing boom, real estate markets allacross the country have slowed to a trickle of what they had been inprevious years. Homes have become much harder to sell, there are morehomes on the market than at any time in history and these homes aretaking far longer to sell. Showhomes, America's Largest Home Staging Company, has been a rayof light in the otherwise gloomy market. Showhomes helps home ownerssell high-end vacant homes and has experienced record growth as aresult. "Showhomes' unique strategy of staging and helping Realtors marketvacant luxury homes produces real results," said Matt Kelton, (1 comments)
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