How To Prepare Your Home For “Picture Day”

I spent a good part of the weekend taking pictures of the 2 new listings that will be showcased as tomorrow’s blogposts. Of course, I’d hate to publish anything worthy of being a “worst mls photo”, we take extra care to make sure we get good pictures.

Dean and Heidi Rinker, our fellow Keller Williams agents in Sacremento posted a good list of do’s for the seller to follow in preparation for picture day.

Take_pictures_4When sellers are preparing their home for sale, shortly before their home goes “live” on the market, their real estate agent will take photos of their home. These photos will be part of the “listing”, being put in MLS,  a property flyer, and various websites.

Obviously, in order for the home to show its best, sellers should properly prepare their home for picture day. To ensure a home looks great in preparation for pictures, I recommend sellers do the following:

  • Clean up

Here’s the rest of their story on “how to prepare your home for picture day”

The only correction I’d mention is that “some” agents take pictures. Some take awful pictures. Some put pictures on the MLS. Some make flyers for the sign brochure box, and even fewer keep the brochure boxes full. Some market extensively where the buyers are looking (the internet).