SOURCE: Showhomes Franchise Corporation

Showhomes Franchise Corporation

March 16, 2010 15:55 ET

Home Staging Franchise Ranked 20th in the Franchise Industry

Showhomes' Role in Helping Solve the Housing Crisis Garners Attention

NASHVILLE, TN--(Marketwire - March 16, 2010) -  Nashville-based Showhomes, a nationally franchised home staging company, continues to garner attention for its success in today's tough real estate market. ranked the company 20th in its annual list of the Hot 100 Franchise Companies for 2010.

The ranking comes weeks after Franchise Business Review ranked Showhomes in its annual list of the top 50 franchise companies for 2010., a popular franchising website, picks its top 100 winners from 3,000 national franchise companies that represent dozens of business categories -- from real estate to restaurants to home health care. Showhomes was the highest ranked real estate company in the list and one of only two that made the top 100.

"Our board of directors felt Showhomes was a standout because they are a real estate-based company thriving in this economy," said Brian Quigley, VP of sales and marketing at "The board considers several factors in choosing its top picks -- management, franchisee satisfaction, franchise support, growth rate, financial stability and profitability." is a leading online clearinghouse for entrepreneurs looking for expert information about the best franchises and business opportunities available.

"Showhomes offers its franchisees something rare in today's economy: a business that has tremendous growth potential, a track record of positive results in all types of real estate markets and proven systems," said Thomas Scott, Showhomes' VP of Marketing. "In today's market, we are rapidly growing because our home staging is helping a large number of Home Owners sell homes that would otherwise sit vacant."

"Our 'home staging with a twist' approach offers professional home staging with live-in caretakers who keep homes in show condition," Scott added. "Everybody wins -- the Home Owner, the Realtor, the live-in caretaker and most importantly, our franchisee." 

About Showhomes
Showhomes is a home staging business with a twist: the company uses live-in caretakers to manage vacant homes while they are on the market for sale and offset a Home Owner's expense to stage a home. The innovative marketing strategy has been producing results since 1986 and the company has helped over 25,000 Home Owners sell vacant houses valued at over $8 billion. For franchise opportunities and more information, please visit