home staging managers: The Stage Coach officially comes out against Home Managers*** Updated - 10/25/10 09:42 AM
For several years now, I have taken a mostly neutral stance on Home Staging Managers.  When people would call me and ask if I provided this service, I would always refer them to a couple of local Austin companies I knew who provided this service.  As of today, I will no longer refer these people away and this blog is being written to serve as a warning [Caveat Emptor = Buyer Beware] for these callers.
My first distaste came when I discovered a three part investigative report by Fox 5 News in Atlanta.  Apparently, a Home Manager was not only failing … (6 comments)

home staging managers: The Stage Coach cracks the case of the mystery Home Staging Co. [*Satire*] - 01/05/10 03:04 PM
[Warning! *Satire & Sarcasm*]
For several years now, a local Home Staging company has been offering Free Vacant Home Staging services and promising they will turn "vacant homes into living models that sell." Their pitch is to move a family of Unicorns into the home and they will magically make the home appeared lived in and remain nice and tidy.  Well, actually, that's an exaggeration - there are no Unicorns.  But their promise is almost that fantastic: they provide Home Managers to pay rent to the home owner, move into the home while it is for sale, and take care of … (18 comments)