Getting your House Ready for Photographs

They say a picture is worth a thousand words and that’s certainly the case when it involves placing your property on the market. Think about what can you do to help display your residence and show it at its absolute best?

To help get your residence prepared for your image shoot here are some top tips.


Clear the mess – see to it kitchen area surfaces are tidy and everything is cleared away.
No one wants to see a dirty tea towel on the side or a cluttered worktop.
Wipe the bin down or hide it away.
Flowers in a vase or fresh fruit are also great ways to add a finishing touch.


Hide the laundry bin and any type of spare toilet roll from sight.
Display your best toiletries or none in all.
Put down the toilet seat.
Guarantee your towels are tidy and folded.


Ensure your bed is freshly made, preferably in white or plain bed linens.
Clear the mess from your bedside tables and any other bedroom furniture.
Tidy away footwear and clothing.
Make sure nothing shows up under the beds or from on top of the wardrobes.
Tidy away youngsters’ toys.

Living/Dining rooms

Plump up the pillows.
If you have a fireplace, light the fire.
Maintain surfaces clear.
Clear away pet toy, as well as kids’ toys.
Add flowers to the dining-room table.

Throughout your home

Open curtains and blinds.
Clean your windows.
Polish/wipe down all surface areas.
Hoover/mop floors.


Relocate wheelie bins if possible.
Relocate your cars and truck off the drive.
Tidy the garden, sweep up any leaves and guarantee it is weeded.
Mow the lawn.
Clean down your front door.
If you can add a pop of colour in hanging baskets or planters on either side of your front door, do so.

While this listing provides you with a suggestion of things you can conveniently do to make your house extra presentable for pictures, do not hesitate to ask us for any advice on how best you can present your home to potential buyers.

Intend to market your residence? Call one of our representatives today on 01277 233400