MONICA MURPHY, Owner
Monica grew up in Erie, PA among a family of furniture store owners, interior designers and decorators. After she received her Masters Degree in Art and Architectural History from American University, Monica went to work as an Architectural Historian for the Historic American Buildings Survey/Historic American Engineering Record, an historic preservation division of the National Park Service, where she made a significant contribution to American architectural history.
After staying home with her children for several years, Monica transitioned her love of furniture, architecture and art into Preferred Staging, LLC. Since receiving her Accredited Staging Professional (ASP) designation in 2007, Preferred Staging has grown 25% every year.
Monica's design skills, creativity and focus on integrated home staging marketing strategies have earned her the reputation as one of the best professional home stagers in the Washington D.C. area. In 2014, 2015 and again in 2017, Monica was recognized nationally when she was named one of the Top 10 Stagers in the United States by the Real Estate Staging Association.
Monica and her team pride themselves on their keen attention to detail and for their professionalism for all of their clients, and are known within the staging industry for having the highest quality of work. They have access to timeless and on-trend furniture and accessories to meet each of their homeowners needs.
Monica is an expert in preparing a home for sale and with her background, brings a unique perspective to each of her clients. If you need assistance in preparing for the sale of your home, please contact Monica at 703.851.2690 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.