Real Estate Photography & Videography

Prep List

Below please find several tips for a successful real estate photo shoot. We highly recommend that the agent send this to their client several days prior to the shoot, and that you follow up to confirm the house is photo-ready. If you have any further questions about preparing the property for your photo shoot, please contact me.

Interior Tips

  • Turn on all interior lights and replace all non-working bulbs.

  • Remove and hide all toiletries, bar soaps, shampoos, toothbrushes, etc from counters and showers.

  • Remove kitchen and bath mats.

  • Clean off counter tops in bathrooms and kitchen.

  • Make sure dining room table and chairs are clean and straight.

  • Remove any clutter, paper, or photographs from exterior of refrigerator.

  • De-clutter the home by removing cleaning supplies, magazines, toys, remotes, tissue boxes, etc.

  • Close shower door or curtain.

  • Remove and hide all toiletries, bar soaps, shampoos, toothbrushes, etc from counters and showers.

  • Remove kitchen and bath mats.

  • Clean off counter tops in bathrooms and kitchen.

  • Make sure dining room table and chairs are clean and straight.

  • Remove any clutter, paper, or photographs from exterior of refrigerator.

  • De-clutter the home by removing cleaning supplies, magazines, toys, remotes, tissue boxes, etc.

  • Close all windows and lower blinds to the same height.


Exterior Tips

  • Cars need to be in the garage with doors closed.

  • No cars parked in driveway or front of the house.

  • Clean and sweep driveways, sidewalks and patios.

  • Hide trash cans, lawn and garden tools, etc..

  • Mow the yard and remove all lawn debris.

  • Disconnect and hide lawn hoses, if possible.

  • Remove all flags, hanging ornaments and home security signs.

  • Trim bushes, trees and plants to allow a clear view of the property.

  • Enhance curb appeal with landscaping and/or flowers.

  • Put patio umbrellas up and remove BBQ grill covers.

  • Clean swimming pool and put away cleaning equipment i.e Polaris


For Best Results

  • Please have your home cleaned, prepped and staged prior to your shoot.

  • Do not hold an “Open House” during your photo shoot.

  • Do not schedule any showings directly before of during your photo shoot.

  • Please communicate any special requests prior to your appointment.

  • Do not schedule any other workers at the same time of your shoot.

  • Arrive early for your appointment to make sure the home is in order.