This episode of Enterprise Radio is in association with eOrlando (Greater Orlando Entrepreneurs).
- What inspired you to go into home staging?
- What is the biggest mistake you see in homes on the market?
- Who can benefit the most from home staging?
- Why did you decide to write the book Stageology: How to Stage to Sell?
- Do you have to have a huge budget to stage your home?
Tip: De-cluttering and de-personalizing are the first and most crucial step to staging any home. It’s important that buyers are able to picture themselves in a home rather than constantly be reminded that someone else currently lives there.
Megan Morris is the founder of a successful Home Staging, Décor and Events company in Orlando, and has worked in home staging and design for the past 10 years. In this capacity, she has been responsible for promoting business, managing a team of employees, monitoring projects and customizing client needs on an ongoing basis. Her expertise in visual displays and space planning has been recognized and honored in several design competitions, as well as resulted in her being hired for work on set design for several TV commercials including Acura, Werthers, and Nike. She has also been featured on FOX News, CNN, MSNBC, HGTV, Bravo and CNBC and appeared on radio and television as an expert in her field.
Her exclusive event company specializes in providing top quality, unique event experiences for her clients. Past clients include The Orlando Convention Center, celebrities, professional athletes, fortune 500 companies and even international royalty, and Megan was a partner in the launch of the Christian Audigier golf line.
In addition to the staging company, she has been involved in several real estate projects where she has been an integral part in its profitability. Her responsibilities included insuring the highest profit margins, meeting deadlines, working closely with vendors to reduce costs, monitoring shipments while promoting environmentalism and overseeing quality control. Her background also includes marketing and merchandising when she worked for several department store chains including Nordstrom, Macys and Polo. Earlier in her career she was in fashion design and even had a product line of her own.
Megan holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Southern California. She is a member of NAWIC, National Association of Women in Business and National Association of Women Business Owners. She is a member of Junior League and is involved in several other philanthropies.