What you should do when taking listing photos

The fastest way to sell your real estate property is through online advertisements and listings. The hardest thing about online listings is that you only get one chance to impress the customer.  Clients search online for information on real estate property and real estate in general.  The photographs you take tell a lot about the property you are trying to sell. The best thing to do is hire a professional photographer to help you take the pictures.

Follow these tips to take the perfect pictured for your listing

The first picture that the buyer will see when they are looking through real estate online is of the curb.  Studies show that a high percentage of the people will make their final decision based on the curb appeal alone. Buyers take a few seconds or a couple of minutes to decide if they want to move on to another listing or keep on checking your property. Some websites allows customers to ass the property to the basket which increases your chances for a sale. When taking curb pictures, you have to ensure you do it right. Everything, including the fence should be in the picture. Make sure the design on the gate and front door are perfect before taking any pictures.

Consider using a bird’s eye view for your listing pictures.  Technological development has completely change photography and its perspectives.  More people appreciate good photography for everything on the internet, especially if you are trying to advertise your property.  You could use a drone to take an aerial view of your property to give your potential clients a wider view online.  If you do not have one, you could hire a professional with the drone to take good aerial view pictures for you. These types of pictures are modern and sell more.

Don’t skip on the most important rooms when you are taking pictures of your kitchen and bathroom.  If you think that skipping out on some rooms will not affect the sale, you are completely wrong. Make sure you renovate the kitchen and bathroom so you can include the pictures online. Most people consider these two places as some of the most important areas when they are selecting a room. In the end, your goal should be to take pictures of the best areas of your home if you want to sell fast. Staging the home will make the pictures even more desirable and attract more customers. A cosy vignette will ensure the potential clients envision themselves in the home when they look at your photos.

Final word

Make your pictures a little professional, especially when you are taking pictures of the curb. Putting the camera in weird angles will totally ruin your pictures. The roofing of your home should be parallel to the frame for a perfect picture.  Ensure the pictures are simple, clear and plain. People who use deceiving photography like applying fisheye pro to make the home seem larger usually have a hard time finding the right clients. Always take pictures that reflect the personality of the property.