Checklist for getting Your Home Photo Ready

    Checklist for getting your Home Photo Ready


    We want the home to look as nice as possible. These photos are going to be the first thing a Buyer and Agent will see. We want the buyer to love what they see and schedule an appointment to see it in person. First impression is everything to a Buyer




    • Remove fridge magnets and have nothing hanging on the refrigerator (kids’ art work, invitations, etc.)
    • Remove kitchen towels that are hanging
    • Clear counter tops-no clutter
    • Clear away small appliances such as toasters and blenders
    • No pots or pans on stove top
    • Remove trash can
    • Note: Removing clutter helps to make your home look larger and helps a potential buyer to picture their own belongings in your home.

    Bathroom & Laundry

    • Remove toiletries from vanity and shampoo bottles etc. from shower/bathtub-no bath products out.
    • Clean mirrors
    • Remove laundry baskets and trash can
    • Have towels hanging neatly on towel rails
    • Close shower curtain
    • Toilet lids down

    Living Areas

    • Remove baskets/containers that have magazines, throw blankets, etc.
    • Replace any missing light bulbs throughout the house
    • Remove pet bowls, bedding, kennels, liter boxes, etc.
    • Keep TV off and remotes put away


    • Beds are to be made
    • Pack away any kids toys (as best as possible)
    • Clear any table tops of toiletries, clothing etc.
    • Remove any valuable items such as jewelry and put in a safe place (ALWAYS)
    • Remove everything from bedside tables if possible, or just straighten and keep neat
    • Open drapes or blinds
    • Note: When it comes to accessories on a table-less is more.




    • Garage doors closed
    • No cars in driveway or in front of house
    • Put bicycles, hose, garden tools, pool toys in garage
    • Put trash cans out of sight
    • Clean pool (if applicable)
    • Arrange patio furniture neatly
    • Cut grass and make sure front landscaping looks tidy



    Please remember this is just a guideline and does not need to be followed 100%. We understand that these suggestions do not apply to all our clients. These suggestions are made to help you help us make the home standout and entice Buyers.

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