One of the best pieces of advice you can heed when it comes tobuying a houseis to order a home inspection. Regardless of whether you're afirst-time homebuyeror an old pro, you might have on rose
A Tale Of Two Pictures
I’m always astonished by the photos in the MLS. Beautiful million dollar homes with dark pictures, crooked pictures, and even blurry pictures! A few weeks ago I saw an exterior picture of a home taken from the inside of the agent’s car. You could see the dashboard and hood, and there was a reflection from the windshield. Bad real estate pictures are a HUGE pet peeve of mine.
Look, professional photos aren’t that expensive, and they make a huge difference! They make so much of a difference that I include professional photos with every listing at every price point. Pictures make a difference.
Since it would be unethical for me to use other agent’s photos (although I assure you that you can find plenty of bad listing photos on buzzfeed, or just by searching the MLS for a few minutes), I have an example from one of my recent listings.
I lightly staged a vacant home to help show size and potential in the rooms. I wanted to send my clients a picture of the outcome, so I snapped a quick shot with my iPhone.
Christy became a Realtor after a 15 year career with a national non-profit, where she focused on helping people improve their lives. She brings that focus, drive, and concern for her client's needs to....