In today’s real estate market, nearly all home buyers start their search online. Your property is about to go on display and needs to look its absolute best. Below is a pre-shoot checklist to help you make your house look it very best for photographs.

  • Both the interior and exterior should be ready for photos when the photographer arrives.
  • Remove all vehicles from driveway and move trash containers into garage or pull to curb.
  • Make sure all beds are made and bedrooms are picked up.
  • Make sure all counters are cleaned off in kitchens, baths, bar areas, etc.
  • Remove all magnets, schedules, calendars, etc from the refrigerator.
  • Turn off all ceiling fans. Turn on all lights including overhead lights and table lamps.
  • Check all light fixtures for burned out bulbs and replace.
  • Check bathroom towel racks. Arrange towels in a neat and orderly fashion.
  • Please place pets in a comfortable pet carrier and place them in a comfortable room that will not be photographed, such as the basement.
  • Check outside! Make sure the grass is cut and trimmed.
  • Clean off and arrange outside furniture to highlight the outside living area.
  • Sweep or spray off driveway, sidewalks, decks, and patios so it looks clean and inviting.
Thank you for your time and effort completing this list. Making these small changes will mean a world of difference in your property photos.

You can download a copy of our Photography Pre-Shoot Checklist herehere.