Why Prep for Photos?
Home buyers start their search online so it's very important to make a great first impression!
Have you ever walked into a builder model home? Everything is clean, perfect and in it's place. That's what your house should look like on the day of photos and everyday afterwards until you get an offer.
Clean the entire house! Vacuum carpet, Mop hard floors, Dust Ceiling Fans.
Turn all lights and lamps on to make sure lights are working. Replace burned out bulbs.
Use bulbs of the same type(All compact fluorescent or LED)
Remove personal items/photos
Remove items from Kitchen counters
Clear Kitchen Sink
Place bowl of fresh lemons on Kitchen Counter
Set the Dining Room table for dinner
Add Fresh Flowers on day of photo shoot
Make all Beds
Clean under the bed
Make the Bathrooms sparkle
New toilet paper, fresh soap, and fresh towels in all bathrooms
Clear Bathroom Counters
Remove all toiletries/hair dryers/toothbrushes
Remove all items from tub and shower
Remove litter boxes, pet bowls and pet beds
Clean Front Door/Doorbell
Remove Trash Cans from view
Cut grass/Trim edges
Plant colorful flowers in flower beds and flower pots
Decorate outdoor furniture for a party
Add colorful pillows to chairs
Remove all hoses
Call an Electrician to fix any electrical issues
Call a plumber to fix any water issues
Clean pool make sure it sparkles
Eliminate all traces of pets: bowls, hair and the pets themselves
Remove pet droppings from the backyard