Chris Janssen Photography

Tips For Your Appointment


The space should be shoot-ready when we arrive. We want the 3D virtual tour and photographs of your space to be the best possible. This requires teamwork and cooperation that will result in an outstanding online presence when your space goes live on the market.

General Tips

• Thoroughly clean whole space (vacuum, mop, clean countertops, clean windows, etc.)

• Turn all overhead lights and lamps ON

• Replace all burned-out light bulbs

• Use bulbs of the same temperature (ALL incandescent or ALL compact fluorescent)

• Turn all ceiling fans OFF

• Turn all TVs OFF

• Turn all computer screens OFF

• Remove personal photographs (or replace with general landscape/object photographs)

• Make all beds

• Remove small floor rugs to reveal actual flooring

• Place all shoes/jackets in closets

We Do Not

• Move or re-arrange furniture

• Make beds, clean, or de-clutter

• Pick up toys or other items

• "Photoshop" vehicles, walls, damaged walls, power lines, wall pictures, cords, etc.

• Touch personal bathroom supplies (shampoo, toothbrushes, deodorant, towels)



• Place food and water bowls in pantry or closet

• Place pet beds/toys in pantry or closet

• Use a lint roller on furniture to remove pet hair

• Pets need to be in a hidden crate or outside