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Real estate listings for homes with professional photos sell more quickly and for a higher price. Here's why.

Thursday, July 14, 2022   /   by Laura Larson

Real estate listings for homes with professional photos sell more quickly and for a higher price. Here's why.

First impressions are crucial, particularly when buying a home. Whether you enter the front door depends on whether the exterior is lovely or ugly. Life is more likely to be inspired by pristine interiors than by an untidy home that is obviously someone else's residence.

Although staging can be quite helpful in this situation, purchasers are frequently turned off by the listing photos they view online. So, they better be excellent.

Why Real Estate Photos Sell Homes for More Money
The iPhone now has the best camera on the market, but it is still a long way from being able to replace a DSLR, which produces images of higher quality, with more pixelation. It's the standard required in this industry, and it will remain in use for many more years.

But you also need the knowledge; you need more than simply a sophisticated, high-tech camera. The biggest mistake individuals make when it comes to selling photography is thinking that anyone can take beautiful photos. "There is a lot of effort that goes on behind the scenes to make one gorgeous High Dynamic Range (HDR) image that you don't see."
It makes sense that professional images will encourage people to visit the property as they know what they will encounter before they even step foot in the home because online searching and browsing is a crucial part of the home-buying process.

Today, more buyers are putting offers on properties outside of their native countries or states and they truly want to see every inch of the house, and the beauty of the DSLR is that it offers a resolution that gives the buyer from another state or city an opportunity to see the house in its entirety. 

Photographic drones
The real estate sector is seeing a rise in the use of drone photography. Agents and sellers have a new opportunity to highlight the features, acreage, and highlights of a property thanks to aerial photography. For your real estate listing, drone photography can present your house from a distinctive angle. It might let you capture your home's surroundings in a single image. Even though drone photography for real estate listings is growing in popularity, many listings still only use traditional photographs to highlight their homes. Aerial photos will help you stand out from the competition and increase interest in your home, which could result in a quicker sale.
Successful agents and brokers such as Laura Larson tend to use aerial photos the most. While there are numerous factors to consider when choosing an aerial photographer, Laura works with professionals with an established portfolio, valid licensing, and positive client testimonials. List your home with Laura and you will have great exposure on and off-line with her amazing photographs and videos.