How to get the best real estate photos for your listing
Updated: Mar 1
I had the pleasure of talking with my friend Bill Kraus from SkyDefinition (www.skydefinitionmn.com), who is a professional real estate photographer; and he shares with us how to have the best outcome for your real estate photoshoot whether you are a homeowner or a real estate agent.
Bill and I have worked together in the past and we have been able to support each other’s business as we both entered the real estate arena. Bill taught me a lot on how to help my clients to get their best photos when listing their homes for sale. Today we get to offer our clients the most beautiful images to market their home and later use those images in our own marketing efforts (win win)!!
Bill is providing you a checklist you can download and print to guide you on what to do to get your house ready to be photographed, and have the most impact on the real estate market and therefore attract more potential buyers.
Bill affirms that on the best case scenario when he arrives at a clients’ house, all lights will be on and nobody will be present. That could be the owners, kids, pets or agents. Yes! We can also be a distraction! When the homeowners are home they feel they need to help and it ends up stirring conversation and time that should have been spent photographing the rooms will be wasted and the outcome won’t be desirable.
With nobody present there is less distraction and the photographer will be able to shoot better, do so within the time allocated, will not miss any room and have more time in case it needs some composition adjustments.
You will want to read this!!!
If the home is ready (see the checklist) the photographer gets to start working right away and do it all in one visit. He/she won’t have to come back and shoot for second time which it will cost more money for the person responsible for the payment (homeowner or agent).
Hence why it's so important to know everything you need to do before your photoshoot!! You don't want to end up spending more money than what you're supposed to!
I just want to remind you that when you list your home with us, as part of the Sean & Blanca treatment, you get beautifully done pictures, and when favorable, also drone images to make your house stand out from the competition! Message us to schedule a no obligation home visit to hear more about our amazing seller program!
I hope you enjoy the reading; so go ahead and download the checklist and watch the full conversation down below!