Photography Checklist

Presenting your house is the most important thing you as a seller can do to achieve the best price and help to sell your home faster. This checklist can help you to get everything ready for photos and open house days.

General Preparations

  • Thoroughly clean whole property
  • Turn all lights and lamps on, replace any burned out light bulbs
  • Close all windows and open blinds/window treatments to let in outside light
  • Create open spaces by removing not needed furniture and clear counter tops and shelves
  • Turn all TVs and computer screens off
  • Remove personal photographs
  • Remove small floor rugs to reveal actual flooring
  • Place all shoes/jackets in closets

Outside Areas

  • Move cars from driveways and front of the property
  • Close garage doors
  • Remove rubbish bins
  • Mow and edge grass front & back, trim overgrown trees and brushes
  • Remove any toys and sports equipment
  • Remove visible water hoses and empty planters and garden tools
  • Sweep up cuttings and leaves
  • Clean pool area

Kitchen + Meal Areas

  • Straighten/push in chairs
  • Clear countertops of completely
  • Remove any small appliances (toaster, kettles, coffee maker, …)
  • Remove fridge magnets and photos
  • Store dishes and put away draining rack
  • Hide soaps and cleaning items
  • Remove visible rubbish bins
  • Add a center piece such as flowers or candles to the tables
  • Hide tea towels

Living + Family Room

  • Arrange the furniture to make room look large
  • Remove magazines and papers
  • Remove any gym equipment
  • Clear clutter from shelves and tables
  • Hide all remotes
  • Hide loose home theater cables

Bathrooms

  • Clear countertops completely
  • Remove toothbrushes and shavers
  • Clean all mirrors and bench tops
  • Hang fresh towels
  • Remove all items from bathtubs and showers
  • Clean toilet and close lid
  • Remove floor mats

Bedrooms

  • Remove any visible clothes and clutter
  • Hide personal items and visible cables
  • Close all closets
  • Make beds and straighten pillows
  • Remove items from bed side table
  • Clean under bed, remove items which might show
  • If possible remove personal images and wall stickers

Contact

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