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Meet the ‘Zor: Showhomes

A conversation with Matt Kelton, Chief Operating Officer for the home-staging franchise.

Nick Powills and Charles Internicola interviewed Matt Kelton, Chief Operating Officer at Showhomes, to learn more about the home-staging franchise.

  • The Franchisor: Showhomes
  • The Person: Matt Kelton, Chief Operating Officer
  • The Segment: Real Estate and Design
  • The Reach: 50+ units across the U.S.
  • The Brand: from Showhomes’ 1851 brand page — Founded in 1986, the Showhomes® franchise system has helped Realtors® and homeowners sell more than 30,000 residential properties worth more than $10 billion, by transforming high-end vacant houses into fully-furnished, inviting, valued Showhomes homes. Currently serving prominent communities in 18 states, the Showhomes system is a rapidly expanding franchise with more than 60 offices nationwide. Boasting the expertise of long-time real estate and interior design professionals, Showhomes businesses are a one-stop-shop for home staging, home redesign, “One-Day Makeovers” for currently occupied homes, and the proprietary Home Manager™ program — a proven model to get upscale vacant homes sold faster. Many major national media outlets in the U.S. have praised the work of Showhomes businesses and the brand has been prominently featured on Oprah, HGTV, DIY Network and the Travel Channel.