Getting Your Home Ready to Sell

Below is a checklist for your sellers and yourself to help get their home ready for sale and professional pictures:

    The Week Before the Shoot
    Exterior
    Exterior

  • Landscape-weed flower beds, add fresh mulch, add seasonal plants and flowers
  • Pressure-wash driveways, sidewalks, windows and patios
  • Organize or remove any outdoor children’s toys
  • Mow the lawn
  • Clean the pool
  • Interior
    Interior

  • Replace non-functioning light bulbs
  • Remove clutter in all rooms
  • Give your home a deep cleaning including windows and walls
  • The Day of the Session
    Outdoors
    Outdoors

  • Remove cars from the driveway and front of home
  • Remove garbage cans from view
  • Put away garden hose, sprinklers, shovels etc.
  • Remove pool cleaners and toys
  • Sweep leaves
  • Kitchen/Dining Rooms
    Kitchen - Dining Rooms

  • Remove all items from counter tops (detergents, sponges, dishes, rags)
  • Wipe down counter tops
  • Remove magnets/stickers/photos from refrigerator
  • Hide trash cans
  • Add fresh flower/fruit bowl
  • Add centerpieces or cutlery to dining room table
  • Bathrooms
    Bathrooms

  • Wipe down counter tops
  • Remove all items from counter tops
  • Remove all items from shower/tub (soaps, shampoo, body wash)
  • Put away all personal items(toiletries, cosmetics, scales, kids toys)
  • Hide trash cans
  • Close the toilet lids
  • Refill toilet paper rolls
  • Bedrooms
    Bedrooms

  • Put away clothes
  • Tidy the closet
  • Make all beds
  • Tidy all tops of furniture
  • All Rooms
    All Rooms

  • Open windows curtains and turn blinds horizontally
  • Clean the floors- sweep, mop, vacuum
  • Turn on all ceiling fans
  • Hide all power cords, cables, chargers
  • Remove all pet bowls, pet beds and pet toys
  • Turn off TVs and hide remotes
  • Our photographers use large equipment that can threaten or confuse animals, so for the safety of your pets and our photographers, please put pets away or remove them from the premises prior to the shoot.

Thank you.

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