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A neat and organized place always attracts more potential clients and this is the reason I always recommend every owner kindly tucks away personal items and put away things from the countertops in order to give a cleaner image. The majority of home buyers start their search online, so it is important to make the first impression count! Follow these tips to prepare your home for the best real estate photos possible.


Interior- the heart of the house

Thoroughly clean the whole house (vacuum carpet, mop hard floors, clean countertops, clean windows)

Turn ON all interior lights

Turn all computer screens OFF

Open blinds/window treatments to let in outside light

Feature one centerpiece such as a bouquet of flowers

Fluff and arrange furniture pillows

Remove children’s toys

Straighten all chairs and space them evenly

Remove personal items like personal photographs (or replace with general landscape/object photographs), small floor rugs to reveal actual flooring, no knives, no dishes in the sink, leave out the maximum of one small appliance (ex. coffee maker), no soap, shampoos, toothbrushes, medications, deodorant, etc

Clear off countertop

Make all beds and press bed linens and bed skirts

Place food, water bowls, pet beds/toys in the pantry

Use a lint roller on furniture to remove pet hair

Contain pets in a hidden crate or outside

Tuck away the trash can


Exterior- The front exterior is usually the first photo buyers see

Close garage doors

Remove cars from the driveway and front of the home

Clean up landscaping (mow, trim shrubs, clear leaves)

Use a broom to remove cobwebs from eaves and door frames

Remove visible water hoses, toys, sports balls, basketball goals, soccer goals, etc. -Make sure the Garbage Cans are not visible


Backyard- an oasis to relax

Clean porch, tidy up outdoor tables/chairs/cushions

Pillows/cushions should be fresh, not faded

Clear away children’s toys, balls, frisbees, etc.

Clean pool

Remove pool vacuum/cleaner hose

Hide pool cleaning supplies

Turn on pool fountains/water features

Remove visible water hoses

Remove trash cans




Real estate photography ventures inside beautiful properties is an exciting part of my job and allow me to broaden my photography horizons.


I hope that it was useful and interesting information for you.