Buyers spend 60% of their time looking at listing photos, and only 20% each on the listing description and agent description. WSJ
Homes with high-quality photos receive 47% higher asking price per square foot. CBSnews.com
83% of buyers cited pictures as very important. Investordetails.wordpress.com
Follow these tips to prepare your home for the best real estate photos possible.
The more you prepare your home before the photographer arrives, the better the pictures are going to look. Remember, the photographer is hired to take the photos and make the space look good through the lens, and they can only do so much with a house that is in poor condition. It’s not possible to make a messy room look uncluttered in the picture. The goal is to create a stylish, generic room in which the buyer can picture themselves living in. If you include too many personal effects, such as photos and knickknacks, then it makes it more difficult for the buyer to imagine their own things in the room. So, get rid of the distractions and eliminate any clutter that may be present.