The more the home is prepared prior to my arrival, the better the images are going to look.
Get rid of as much clutter as possible.
Keep your valuables safe, secure and out of sight.
Remove personal photos.
Dust, vacuum, make the beds, fluff the pillows.
Clear the kitchen counters – remove all appliances.
Clean the sink and put away the dishes.
Remove any fridge magnets etc
Clear Personal Items from the Bathrooms (tooth brushes etc), put away shampoo and conditioner bottles, etc from the shower.
Clean the glass shower screens and windows.
Put out the good guest towels and put all the toilet seats down.
Remove bins, replace any burned out light bulbs.
(Pets) Hide food and water bowls, pet beds and toys.
Turn off ceiling fans.
Have lawns mowed and rake leaves
Put away hoses, sprinklers, garden tools, bikes, etc.
Hide garbage bins in the garage and close garage doors
Open any patio umbrellas
Remove BBQ and pool covers.
Remove cobwebs from the letterbox.
Move vehicles away from your home, out of the driveway, and clear the street in front of the house if possible.
For twilight exterior shoots turn on all lights inside and outside.
Please note, due to my schedule I do not have time to move things, or declutter.
The home should be photo ready at the time of the appointment.