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Buying real estate can be a really good investment. There are a few different approaches you can take. Many people choose to simply buy themselves a home and pay into the mortgage over time, building equity. You could also buy an apartment community or a couple of homes to rent out, profiting from the rent, and then profiting again when you sell the homes. Regardless of which approach you take, it is important to know the facts. This blog is a good place to find them! We state the facts on real estate, and we cover a wide range of topics for your benefit.


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Real Estate Photography: The Right Way And The Wrong Way To Take Pictures

If you are new to real estate, you may think that real estate photography is one of the easier aspects of the job. It is not, however, as simple as it looks. In fact, there is a right way and a wrong way to do things. Here's what you need to know.

Right Way

  • Seasonal. It is imperative that your real estate photography is up-to-date with the seasons. In northern climates, this means that when spring is blooming, you need to remove those snow photos as soon as possible and replace them with newer ones.
  • Landscape mode. Wide-angle. It used to be that you needed a fancy camera for real estate photography but, in a pinch, your cell phone will do just fine. Be sure to use landscape mode, however.
  • Lighting. It is best to take real estate photos around noon when there is plenty of natural light. Turning on every light in the room also helps the photos turn out well.
  • Best foot forward. Choose the best outdoor photo of the home for your main photo of the listing online. If the exterior of the home is not the best to look at, upload a kitchen photo instead.

Wrong Way

  • Toilets. If your listing has a small bathroom and you cannot get a decent photo that showcases the entire room, skip it. You do not want to post photos that feature just a toilet front and center.
  • Beds. Like toilets, beds can monopolize a real estate photo. People cannot tell anything about the room if there is just a giant bed in the middle of the frame. Additionally, the room will appear smaller.
  • Car window. You'll want to get out of your car and take a photo. No one should see the frame of your car door in a real estate listing, as it could distract from your photo.
  • Skip the mess. Some sellers aren't the neatest people. Whether they are in the middle of moving or just haven't had time to do the dishes, do not take a photo of their mess. It can make the house seem small or put off those looking at the listing. Try to clean up as much as possible, or take photos away from any mess.

In conclusion, there are right and wrong ways to take real estate photos. Be sure to follow the tips above for great real estate photography that will help sell your listing.