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Photos that capture buyers and agents attention. - 05/29/08 07:42 PM
I was hired to take photos of is home. It is listing by a great agent from our office. She took some photos 2 months ago and they not interest buyers I guess. So, home didn't get an attention it deserves. I am sharing with you photos of the same house taken by a listing agent and me, two months later. I also wanted to ask your opinion on the following mater. Some photos that look very bright usually capture your attention and you click on the listing just to see. Pictures look quite unnatural, but very interesting. Do you think, it is a good (36 comments)
An environmental secret of Tacoma. - 05/29/08 06:51 PM
No, I will not tell you why it is so stinky when you drive around the port area...just a couple advises on the other matter.
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What is the best breed of cat? - 05/20/08 09:51 PM
I always loved cats; I had my own had when I was 8 years old. I did bring it home from my friend's house. It was 4 weeks old tabby. He was my friend, he even eat pickles if I wanted him too. We called him Kis-kis. Then I had Nika, who was female and she was the biggest thief in the world. If anything was left on countertops Nika will get it, try it and leave it on the floor. Terrible character! But she gave us the most beautiful kittens in the whole town and our friends were quite appreciative. (23 comments)
Listing photos taken by two different people. What is the difference? - 05/10/08 11:27 PM
Since the last photo related blog was so popular, I decided to share some more stories about real estate photography. Last week I showed a very nice home, which is listed by the owner on MLS for owner, to my buyer. A day before the actual showing, I went to preview the property myself. The owner did a great job with the marketing materials. She put together a home book with utilities bills, information about an area, and all updates that have been done in the last 10 years. I gave her some advice on how to stage the place. The (27 comments)
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