• Remove vehicles from the driveway or where they could be seen in photographs
  • Remove any signage including for sale or political
  • Remove any seasonal decorations
  • Store trash cans out-of-sight and remove all trash or debris from front and back yards
  • Close garage door (if applicable)


  • Clear off countertops and table completely, putting away all appliances and distracting items (may leave a flower vase or small decoration
  • Hide trash can
  • Make sure there is nothing on the outside of the refrigerator (stickers, magnets, reminders)
  • Close toilet seats
  • Hide trash cans
  • Put away all personal items
  • Clear off countertops and back of toilet completely
  • Store away valuables and personal photographs
  • Replace any burnt-out bulbs and turn on all lights
  • Remove area rugs
  • Remove pet supplies from view
  • Clean all TVs, mirrors and windows
  • Dust ceiling fans
  • Hide all wires (chargers, extension cords, etc.)
  • *The same applies to any area you are wanting photographed—empty closets, organize garage, etc.