Sell Your House Faster - Tips for Photographing Your Home
Photos used when
selling your home are crucial to a good sell, especially as more and more homes
are viewed via real estate websites. The first photo on a listing may be why a
buyer asks for a showing. Follow these simple steps to create the best photos
of your house.
home on a sunny morning to take advantage of the natural light. Open the curtains and
turn on the lights. Avoid using the camera’s flash because it causes harsh
shadows and distorts colors.
Take a test
photo of a room in your home. Now stop and really look at it. Does the angle
make the room look smaller? Can you hide electrical cords or remove clutter?
It’s never a band idea to be picky.
It may sound
strange, but rooms appear larger when photographed at a lower angle. Squat down
for the best view; it accentuates floor details and adds interest to the photo
by highlighting interior decor.
Attention to Detail
Include a few
close-ups of unique home details. For example, older homes may have beautiful
molding. Take a photo of an interesting nook or tile pattern to make your home
Invest in a few
brightly colored vases of flowers for tables, mantles, or dressers. The color
infusion will emphasize the beauty of a room. Adding potted plants to outdoor
spaces can dress up a dull driveway or porch, too.