Real estate photography - how to prepare your house

It is very important to prepare your house for real estate photography. This is a helpful guide of how to prepare. Pay attention to this will make a lot of differences in the photos.


  • Remove clutter from bookshelves, fireplace mantles, coffee tables, bedrooms, kids' rooms, kitchen, and anywhere else photographs will be taken.
  • Remove personal or family photographs.
  • Open all window coverings to make rooms appear brighter and larger.
  • Turn on all lights and replace all burned out light bulbs.
  • Conceal garbage and recycle containers.
  • Clear kitchen counter tops and remove all pictures and magnets from refrigerator.
  • Keep floor coverings such as throw rugs to a minimum.
  • Remove table coverings.
  • Remove all signs of pets including food/water bowls, pet beds, chew toys, crates, etc.
  • Clear bathroom counter tops, lower toilet lids, and put out nicest towels.
  • Empty shower or tub of soaps, shampoos, shaving items, caddies, etc.
  • Hide valuables and medications.

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Real estate photography Buffalo, Amherst, Clarence - interior


  • Conceal all trash, yard waste and recycle bins.
  • Move vehicles out of driveways and away from the front of the property.
  • Make sure hedges, shrubs, lawn etc. are neatly trimmed and leaves are raked.
  • Conceal gardening tools, mowers etc.
  • Remove or coil hoses.
  • Remove kids' toys and/or pet toys.
  • Open patio umbrellas and set out cushions.
  • Clean up all pet feces (photographer may walk through yard/garden to get various shots)
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Real estate photography Buffalo, Amherst, Clarence - exterior

Real estate photography price/rate/package:

Starting at $100 per property, up to 20 photos plus tour. Photos will be submitted within 24 hours.
Serving area: Ann Arbor & Greater Detroit, MI ( Canton, Northville, Novi, Ann Arbor, Livonia, Wayne, Farmington Hills etc).