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Jan Whitlow


Jan grew up surrounded by design, especially home design. Her mother was an Artist and father was an Interior Designer in the Tampa Bay area for over 40 years. Even as a little girl she was constantly rearranging her room!! Jan has built two homes, as homeowner/contractor, handling everything from the budget to subcontractors herself. Jan also is a homeowner/seller, not as a Realtor; selling each property herself in under 30 days! She was Staging & Selling before she had a name for it!

Jan received her Accredited Staging Professional MASTER designation in October 2007 under the direct supervision of Barb Schwarz, the Creator of the Home Staging Industry®!

Born & raised in Pinellas County! Jan received her BS from Florida State University in Human Science. Jan worked for over 25 years in the family business, The Glass House. From 1999-2006 Jan volunteered her time as Founding President of Pug Rescue of Florida, a 501c3 organization. She retired in 2006.

Jan's love of home & hearth has made the move into Home Staging® a natural for her!  In 2012 Jan attained her Real Estate license, joining the Keller Williams Gulfside family as a Buyers Agent for Burwell Realty,

It was Barb Schwarz in the 70's, as a realtor, that coined the phrase, "Let's Stage this house!" She has been developing Home Staging techniques ever since. Barb's company is the leader in the Home Staging Industry.

Selling Edge Home Staging Stages occupied & vacant homes; being prepared for the real estate market or already there.


Lynda Coyle

Lynda Coyle

As a residential contractor, Lynda's eye for creativity was built along side of the nearly 200 homes her and her husband, Joe, constructed over the last 25 years. Of course, these included the traditional ranch homes and bungalows. But in later years, Lynda and Joe worked with some of the best architects in Tampa to developed their own unique home designs. These designs were such a hit with the people of South Tampa, it led them to form a whole new company just to keep up with the demaind. Lynda soon developed a knack for dressing up the inside of their model homes so they would sell faster, and her love for staging was born.


Today, along with Jan, Lynda is doing what she loves as an Accredited Staging Professional. Her contracting qualifications and experience are a perfect addition to The Selling Edge, which will now be able to take on nearly any property rehabilitation or staging situation that may be required. This means remodeling or even entire room additions, if needed, can be a reality. The possibilities are truly endless.

In here spare time, Lynda uses her creativity in even more ways, creating hand-made wreaths and original costume designs for her Gasparilla parade krewe, Pair O' Dice. The Coyles, along with their son Danny, stay active in the community and spend time working with several local children and animal charities.