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Ask the Experts - Photography

You only get one chance to make a first impression, so you wanna get it right—especially when selling your home. With ninety percent of buyers beginning their search online, those listing photos matter, folks! Hear what one real estate photographer has to say:⁣

Q: Why should homeowners hire a professional photographer?⁣
A: It’s pretty simple—your home will sell faster. Professional photos show your home in the best possible light, encouraging buyers to come have a look for themselves. If your home doesn’t look amazing online, many buyers will pass on coming to see it in person.  ⁣

Q: What steps should a homeowner take to prepare their home for a photo shoot?⁣
A: Much like you do for a showing, you want to clean the house and declutter. Clear kitchen countertops. Turn lights and lamps on and ceiling fans off. Make beds, open blinds, and put away any evidence of your furry friends.⁣

Q: What is the best time of day for real estate photography?⁣
A: It’s all about the sun! For east-facing properties, morning is best. For west-facing homes, shoot for the afternoon. If your home faces north, any time between 10:00 and 2:00 PM will work.⁣

If you’re thinking of selling, send me a message and let’s chat about getting your home ready for the market. I’d love to help.