Vannessa Rhoades, author of Just Right! Easy DIY Home Staging and one of America’s leaders in the real estate staging industry, is the founder of one of its most extraordinary companies. Vannessa, an HSR Certified Professional Home Stager and Certified Expert E-Designer, has designed and merchandised hundreds of properties for sale in Houston’s western suburbs. Her company, Three Bears Home Staging, specializes in helping more Realtors sell more homes more quickly for more money.
She is an award-winning professional known for the exceptional customer service she provides home sellers. They use words like “professional,” “resourceful,” and “an excellent investment” to describe her. One Realtor characterizes her as being able to “transform even the simplest room to make it look like a showplace.”
Vannessa has been recognized by the Real Estate Staging Association (RESA) as one of the nation’s Top 75 Most Influential People in Real Estate Staging. In addition, her company has been honored every year since 2015 with the Best of Customer Service Award from Houzz, the leading platform for home remodeling and design.
Vannessa’s rise to the top of the real estate staging industry started in 2013 when she began to hone in on design and real estate marketing. She got involved in the industry after a highly successful career as a public relations and marketing consultant, specializing in press release writing, media relations, and event marketing for numerous groups and individuals, from non-profit organizations and local businesses to musicians and politicians. Earlier she studied Radio-Television-Film at the University of Texas at Austin, graduating with Highest Honors.
Patti Howden, our Vacant Home Staging Design Specialist, taps in to her extensive experience and knowledge of furniture design to maximize every staging project. A specialist in room layout and design, Patti selects the perfect pieces to boost the sale potential of your home. She brings her creativity to every project and has an exceptional eye for the little details.
Knowledgeable on current design trends, Patti will bring an updated, fresh look to your home to create greater demand from potential buyers. She has a Bachelors Degree in Marketing and Economics and is dedicated to our clients’ success by overcoming obstacles with creative and cost effective solutions.