We expect the home to be in ready-to-shoot condition upon our arrival.

We’ve prepared this handy checklist to help you and your homeowners get ready for your booking!

  • Please ensure the listing is safe and secure for the photographer(s) to complete the shoot.
  • House is clean and clutter free
  • Pets are held out of sight; put away pet dishes, toys, beds
  • Remove personal items/photos
  • Turn on all lights and lamps; open blinds and curtains
  • Remove clutter from counters, put away small appliances, and organize items on open shelves
  • Straighten dining area; push in dining table chairs
  • Make beds and arrange decorative pillows
  • Put away clothing and shoes
  • Hang fresh towels in bathroom, clean mirrors, clean toilet and close lid, remove all items from vanity, tub and shower
  • Cars removed from the driveway and not directly in front of the house if possible
  • Clear walkways, declutter yard, pick up leaves and branches
  • Remove garden tools, supplies, and hoses
  • Put away toys and bicycles
  • Prepare pool, patio and deck areas - open patio umbrellas, uncover the grill and arrange furniture
Finishing Touches - The Day Of Your Appointment
  • Remove your Realtor-branded For Sale sign from the post if you put it up ahead of time, or remove the post entirely.
  • Try to have the house ready half an hour prior to the start time of your appointment
  • Turn on all interior lights, including under cabinet lighting (regardless of time of day)
  • Turn off ceiling fans
  • For the best quality of photo, please try to stay entirely out of view of the photographer so that you are not in the background of the photo.
  • Prepare pool, patio and deck areas - open patio umbrellas, uncover the grill and arrange furniture.
  • Keep your phone on you - Our photographers will reach out to the contact number included in the appointment booking to notify the listing agent or homeowner if they are running late.
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