northern virginia: Realtor Branding - Headshots - 03/26/18 07:52 AM
The Importance of Professional Headshots for Realtors
To succeed in real estate, one of the most important tools you will need is the ability to set yourself apart from all of the other realtors in your area. With a total of 2 million Realtors in the United States (according to the Association of Real Estate License Law Officials), you’re likely not the only realtor in your town. So how do you set yourself apart from the others? What makes someone looking for a realtor choose you over all of the others?
What is Branding and Why Do I Need to Worry About it? … (3 comments)

northern virginia: Wellington - Manassas, VA. Community Spotlight - 03/12/18 08:00 AM

Wellington - A Great Place to Live
The Wellington Community, Manassas, Virginia
In the heart of a historic community, filled with civil war relics and historic parks sits Wellington Community, a 1,397 home community, comprised of single-family homes, townhouses, and condominiums. Described by the association as a "community of beautiful scenery, friendly people, and a diversity of recreational and cultural opportunities," this picturesque neighborhood was developed in 1989 on what was once the Clover Hill Farm.
Whether your client is a growing family looking for more space, newlyweds looking for their first home, or a retired couple looking to downsize to condominium living, Wellington … (0 comments)

northern virginia: Belmont Bay - Woodbridge, Virginia - 01/14/18 11:44 AM
Right where the Occoquan River and the Potomac River meet, you’ll find a delightful waterfront community called Belmont Bay. Situated less than an hour out of Washington, DC, this idyllic setting offers wonderful views, natural beauty, and the convenience of being in Northern Virginia.
For commuters and tourists alike, you’ll find a Virginia Railway Express (VRE) station right in the neighborhood that will take you directly to Union Station in the heart of Washington, DC.
The Belmont Bay Harbor is the centerpiece of the neighborhood. This floating dock system has 158 boat slips available and is accessed only through a gated security system. … (0 comments)

northern virginia: Effective Real Estate Marketing for Realtors - 01/07/18 11:58 AM
With over 1.1 million members in the National Association of Realtors, competition for real estate business is fierce. What’s a realtor to do when trying to build their business in this type of crowded marketplace? The short answer is stand out from the crowd. How do you that? Through marketing and top-notch service to your clients.
Make sure your online presence is strong
Studies show that 92% of buyers use the internet to begin their new home search. Gone are the days where clients had to call the realtor to access the MLS listing. Now anyone and everyone can log onto their computer … (0 comments)

northern virginia: The right Photographer for the right Job - 06/19/17 02:33 PM

If you were hiring a portrait painter, you would want an artist that specializes in portraits, not architectural renderings, right?
If you have a chronic sore throat, you would want to see a doctor that specializes in ear, nose, and throat issues, not a doctor that specializes in foot disorders.
If you’re looking to redo your kitchen, you’re not going to hire a carpet installation expert to manage the job.
In this same way, you’re not going to want to hire just any photographer to take pictures of your real estate listing. You want a photographer that has experience in real estate photography.
There’s a … (4 comments)

northern virginia: Virtual Staging and How it Can Help Sell Your Vacant Listing - 04/22/17 11:25 AM
Virtual Staging and How it Can Help Sell Your Vacant Listing
Presentation is everything in real estate, especially when most potential buyers check properties out online before they even consider seeing the property in person.
As realtors, we’re all familiar with staging – where a professional comes into a home, decorates and fills it with their own furniture and accessories to make the home more appealing to potential buyers. Traditional staging is a highly effective practice. However, it can be costly and time-consuming. A professional stager needs to have access to the home to move in their furniture and a sufficient amount of … (8 comments)

northern virginia: Community Spotlight - Montebello Condominiums - Alexandria, Virginia - 03/11/17 07:30 AM
Montebello Condominiums in Alexandria, Virginia
Perched high on a hill in the heart of Alexandria, sits the Montebello Condominium community. A gated community with a park-like setting, surrounded by trees, woodlands, hiking trails and more.
If you’re looking for a place to live, that feels more like a resort setting than a typical condo community; this may be your next home.
If the natural walking trails and outdoor tennis courts don’t provide what you’re looking for to keep physically active, then maybe one of the three pools ( indoor pool, outdoor pool, and children’s pool) will. Separate indoor gyms for men and women … (2 comments)

northern virginia: Real Estate Marketing 101 for REALTORS - 03/04/17 09:42 AM
Marketing 101 for Real Estate Agents
Whether you’re a seasoned pro or you’ve just started in a new career selling homes, one thing that will be on the top of your daily list is marketing. Real estate agents have to be strategic in their marketing plans and consider a variety of factors as they look for homeowners that want to sell their home and list with them. Many agencies will provide their agents with step-by-step plans and systems that you can plug into to help build your business. In case you don’t have that, or you’d like some extra marketing advice we’re … (0 comments)

northern virginia: Not all Real Estate Photographers are created Equal - 02/01/17 01:44 PM
Not All Real Estate Photography is Created Equal
Just as you would never hire a general practice doctor to perform brain surgery, or a financial advisor to design a skyscraper, you should not hire someone that is not professionally trained and experienced at photographing homes and architecture to photograph a house.
One of the most important tools a realtor can use in selling a home successfully is an experienced, professional real estate photographer. First impressions are critical to selling a home. Most people decide within 8 seconds whether or not they're interested in a property solely based on the photographs that accompany the … (0 comments)

northern virginia: Why You Should Use a Real Estate Photographer for your Listings - 12/30/16 02:12 PM
Why You Should Use a Real Estate Photographer for your Listings
A picture says a thousand words, right? According to, 92% of homebuyers use the internet for their new home search. They browse listings when and where it's convenient for them, using laptops, tablets, and phones. This means you need to capture their interest immediately because they will not linger on a photo longer than 20 seconds before they move on to the next listing. If the image that you're presenting as the main image of your property is not professional, appealing, and intriguing, they will move on.
Your listing photographs create … (0 comments)

northern virginia: Elegantly Appointed Colonial in Woodbridge VA - 10/22/16 04:31 AM

Elegantly appointed Colonial boasts an open-concept floor plan. Residence features a two story foyer with a catwalk, custom closet cabinetry, granite countertops, white cabinets, kitchen pantry, upper level laundry room, recessed lighting, recreation room off kitchen, master suite w/ a huge walk-in closet, media room, large basement great room, & legal lower level bedroom w/ large walk-in closet.
Northern Virginia Real Estate Photography
571.377.8681 757.348.3402

Northern Virginia Real Estate Photography - Bryant Payden, Northern Virginia Real Estate Photography (B. Payden Photography, LLC)

Northern Virginia Real Estate Photography - Bryant Payden

Northern Virginia Real Estate Photography

Manassas, VA

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B. Payden Photography, LLC

Address: 9452 Teaberry Ct, Manassas, VA, 20110

Office: 571.377.8681

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