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Getting the house ready...

General

  • Thoroughly clean the whole house (vacuum floors, clean hardwood floors, countertops, and windows)
  • Turn on all ceiling lights and lamps
  • Replace all burnt out light bulbs
  • Turn off ceiling fans
  • Turn off TVs and computer screens
  • Open all blinds letting all the light in
  • Remove personal photographs
  • Make all beds
  • Remove small floor rugs to show the floor
  • Place all shoes and jackets in the closet

Exterior

  • Close garage doors
  • Remove cars from driveway and front of home
  • Tidy up the landscaping
  • Remove empty planters
  • Remove cobwebs from eaves and door frame
  • Remove visible hoses
  • Remove toys (soccer goals, basketball hoops, kids toys, dog toys, etc)
  • Clean porch and tidy up outdoor tables, chairs, and chair cushions
  • Clean pool
  • Remove pool cleaning equipment
  • Remove trash cans
  • Turn on any fountains
  • Remove pet waste

Kitchen

  • Clean off countertops completely. No knife blocks, baking supplies, mail, etc
  • At a maximum, you may leave out small appliances (coffee maker, etc)
  • Hide trash can in closet

Dining Room

  • Clear, dust and polish table tops
  • If available, you may use decorative table settings
  • Up to one centerpiece may be used
  • Remove kid’s chairs and booster seats
  • Straighten all chairs

Master Bedroom

  • Make bed
  • Clear nightstand of personal items
  • Remove cell phone charging cords
  • Remove clutter from dresser
  • Remove family photos
  • Remove items from under bed that will show

Bedrooms

  • Make bed
  • Remove personal items
  • Remove any stickers and posters from walls
  • Remove visible items from under bed

Bathrooms

  • Clear countertops completely
  • Remove soap, toothbrushes, medication, make-up, deodorant, etc
  • Close toilet lid
  • Clean shower and remove shampoo, soap, razor, etc
  • Set out clean towels
  • Remove floor mats to show floor

Pets

  • Remove food and water bowls
  • Remove pet beds
  • Remove toys
  • Remove all waste and pet hair
  • Contain pets in a hidden kennel or outdoors

Family Room

  • Remove all magazines, papers, and mail, etc
  • Remove kid’s toys
  • De-clutter fireplace mantel
  • Clean interior of fireplace
  • Arrange pillows

HOW IT WORKS & WHAT TO EXPECT

  • Book services via email, text or call
  • Receive a personalized confirmation email
  • Prepare your house for the shoot (see checklist above)
  • Email or text access info to the property if no person will meet the Photographer or we meet you at the time you select
  • Photo shoot begins. Depending on amount of photos agreed upon and add-ons each shoot may last between 1 to 2.5 hours
  • Final shots are professionally edited
  • Receive your amazing results within 24 hours and download at your convenience via our online file sharing service
  • Get your property sold fast!