We usually need approximately 30 - 45 minutes to capture the
photos we need to build your virtual tour.
want to capture the best images of your home so here are some
things we discovered while capturing tours. Please also keep
in mind we're constantly on the move, so "moving things
out of the way" doesn't always work well. Anything in question
should be placed in the garage or a closet.
need to be out of the driveway before the appointment, as
we begin on the outside.
remove trash cans (some folks choose to schedule tours on
days other than trash day).
included in the sale of the home should be out of view.
window blinds and drapes to reveal the view
unless your real estate professional has advised you otherwise.
boxes are fine if they do not block the view.
High-back furniture should
not be in front of windows if it blocks the view.
- Turn inside
the beds, clothes in the hamper, toys
in the closet.
- Open doors
between rooms to give an open feeling.
pet food bowls and toys, and conceal pets.
can't assume liability for moving furniture, etc. The property
will be photographed as
is. Ask your
estate professional which things, if moved, would improve
the tour and subsequent showings.
- Remove area
is the time to let that flooring shine.
They remind us how many things we keep plugged in 24/7.
house signs should be out of view of the camera.
- Clear the island
and counters so the tour shows how spacious it is.
- Clear the
Sports schedules and school lunch menus, etc. are things
most people don't want strangers to read.
- Conceal kitchen
garbage from view.
the sink and put the soap below the sink.
items should be placed under the sink.
again, please lower toilet seats.
impressions are everything,
and our goal is to help your property outshine
the competition. Be prepared for fewer
showings, because our tours help buyers eliminate
homes which will not work for them.
you for choosing VirtualTourImages.com. We have done hundreds
of virtual tours and are sure you will be pleased with
the results. Visit our Portfolio if
you’d like to see some of our work. Don't forget to tell
your friends and associates that your real estate professional
awesome virtual tours."
and Keith Volker, Owners