So you’ve made the decision to sell your home and it’s time to prepare for the photo shoot. This is a critical step as it represents your home’s first impression on the market. Print this checklist and use it as your guide before the photographer arrives.
First of all, think like a buyer. Make it easy for them to envision themselves in your home. De-personalize, remove any quirky decor, collectibles and family photos. De-clutter, removing all unnecessary items. Think neutral, fresh and clean.
General – Interior
___ Thoroughly clean entire home.
___ Turn on lamps and overhead lighting, replacing bulbs as necessary.
___ Open curtains and blinds.
___ Hide remote controls and cords.
___ Turn off ceiling fans, computer screens and TVs.
___ Hide portable heaters, fans and trash cans. [Read more…]