Meet Lori Kim Polk, owner of Premiere Home Staging


Home Staging Expert Lori Kim PolkLori Kim Polk is owner and marketing manager for Premiere Home Staging located in Roseville, California. She is internationally recognized as a home staging expert and a home staging coach. Drawing from her background in art, as well as her experience and training in home staging, Lori has successfully staged hundreds of area homes for realtors, investors, builders, and homeowners throughout the Sacramento and Roseville areas since 2005.


Lori is an active member of the Real Estate Staging Association and was President of California from 2007 through 2010 and RESA Membership Chairman 2012-2017.  She frequently does educational presentations for realtors and homeowners. Her sharing and giving spirit is evident through her blogs, her job shadowing program for beginning stagers, and her coaching. She has been instrumental in the promotion of several new concepts for the staging industry including the Real Estate Staging Association, StagersList.com, and education through Staging Expos.

Lori Kim Polk is a home staging industry leader and has worked tirelessly to advance the concept of staging as a viable industry in California and the United States.

Her nominations by her peers have included:

2008, 2010 RESA Professional Stager of the Year

2009 RESA Innovator of the Year

Lori, aand her team were recently voted:

Top 10 USA RESA Professional Stager of the Year 2014 and 2015

Lori Kim, as her friends affectionately call her, has lived in the Roseville, Granite Bay area for over 45 years. While she has always been interested in the arts, home staging has become her niche and passion. She has a unique style of turning an average home into a show stopper. As an artist, designer, and potter at heart, Lori incorporates many of her own handmade pieces of artwork into her staging design. She is a graduate of Sacramento State University with a California Teaching Credential, minors in Art and Psychology, and 30 years of service in public education. She was also nominated for Rio Linda School District Teacher of the Year.

Her love of children and animals is commendable. She has been involved with rescuing animals in disasters since 1995. She has attained certifications for Animal Rescue, FEMA, and NIMS (National Incident Management System). She has courageously worked hand in hand with Noah’s Wish Animal Rescue, United Animal Nations, Emergency Animal Rescue Service (now Red Rover), World Wild Life Fund, Best Friends, Placer County Veterinary, Placer County SPCA, Sacramento SPCA, and several other local non-profit groups. Her last deployment was for the Lincoln Rail Car Fire evacuation where she spent several days caring for animals displaced from the disaster.