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Rainmaker
1,207,567
Mary Yonkers
Alan Kells School of Real Estate/Howard Hanna Real Estate - Erie, PA
Erie/PA Real Estate Instructor

Seems like the number of photos keeps going up. How many do you think the  internet viewers really look at

Jul 25, 2017 07:39 PM
Rainmaker
2,981,409
Nina Hollander
Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage - Charlotte, NC
Your Charlotte/Ballantyne/Waxhaw/Fort Mill Realtor

My MLS allows 24 photos. Zillow is unlimited as far as I know and whatever lands in Zillow should automatically land in Trulia. Realtor.com shows the photos that are downloaded from my MLS. Unless you pay extra to them I don't think you can add. I always use at least 24 photos.

Jul 26, 2017 03:38 AM
Rainer
352,453
Jim Cheney
Saint Francis Property Santa Rosa, CA - Santa Rosa, CA
Rincon Valley Realtor 707.494.1055

I think our MLS is up to 45 now.  

Jul 25, 2017 11:36 PM
Ambassador
4,298,296
Praful Thakkar
LAER Realty Partners - Andover, MA
Andover, MA: Andover Luxury Homes For Sale

Fred Griffin - our MLS allows 30 - and that's what I use it.

All these pictures are going to go to Zillow, Trulia, Realtor.com - and you name the site...

Jul 25, 2017 10:57 PM
Rainmaker
762,673
Kasey & John Boles
Jon Gosche Real Estate, LLC - BoiseMeridianRealEstate.com - Boise, ID
Boise & Meridian, ID Ada/Canyon/Gem/Boise Counties

25 is our MLS max and we do 25 plus a video tour. -Kasey

Jul 25, 2017 10:36 PM
Ambassador
3,918,070
Jeff Dowler, CRS
Solutions Real Estate - Carlsbad, CA
The Southern California Relocation Dude

We can do 25 in our MLS and I do. I don't know the max number for those other sites off hand but I tend to use a lot of photos...good quality ones, that is

Jul 25, 2017 09:57 PM
Rainer
302,079
Melissa Jackson
Citiwide Alliance Realty - Weatherford, TX
Helping You Make The Right Move

Our MLS is not unlimited. Usually I get 30-75 professional photos and change them out with different descriptions. I believe we are allowed 36.  I am unsure about R & Z . We utilize a system in our back-end that allows unlimited photos and a wider online visibility.

Jul 25, 2017 09:24 PM
Rainmaker
525,189
Dave Halpern
Keller Williams Realty Louisville East (502) 664-7827 - Louisville, KY
Louisville Short Sale Expert

I've seen over 70 pictures per property in our MLS. I post between 20 and 40 depending on the features of the house. If there is something extra special I'll post more. Otherwise, more than 40 will just be repetitive.

 

Jul 25, 2017 09:09 PM
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Debe Maxwell, CRS
www.iCharlotteHomes.com | The Maxwell House Group | RE/MAX Executive | (704) 491-3310 - Charlotte, NC
Charlotte Homes for Sale - Charlotte Neighborhoods

My MLS - I use 24/24

Realtor.com - I use 40/40

Z & T - I think the max is 100 and it depends but, I typically use 36-40.

Jul 25, 2017 08:35 PM
Rainmaker
912,387
Thomas J. Nelson, Realtor, ePRO, CRS, RCS-D
Big Block Realty 858.232.8722 - La Jolla, CA
& Host of Postcards From Success Podcast

26

Jul 25, 2017 08:18 PM
Rainmaker
3,246,391
Michael Jacobs
Pasadena, CA
Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393

I believe the maximum number of photos in our mls is currently 99 and don't know about the other sites.  The number I use depends on the property.   

Jul 26, 2017 04:19 AM
Rainmaker
3,977,717
William Feela
WHISPERING PINES REALTY - North Branch, MN
Realtor, Whispering Pines Realty 651-674-5999 No.

I believe that it is 26 but I don't care what z or anyone else does

Jul 25, 2017 08:07 PM
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Bob Crane
Woodland Management Service / Woodland Real Estate, Keller Williams Fox Cities - Stevens Point, WI
Forestland Experts! 715-204-9671

I dont know the max for any of these sites.

Jul 25, 2017 07:44 PM
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Debbie Reynolds
Platinum Properties - Clarksville, TN
Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent

Our MLS takes up to 30 but my Realbird is endless. I take 30-50 and use the best that conveys the message about the property.

Jul 26, 2017 05:39 AM
Rainmaker
612,333
Brenda Mayette
Miranda Real Estate Group, Inc. - Glenville, NY
Getting results w/ knowledge & know-how!

Our MLS allows 25.  Still amazing to me that listing agents load 1 or 2 OR 25 blurry ones and get to keep their job.

Jul 26, 2017 04:48 AM
Rainmaker
1,507,776
Lyn Sims
RE/MAX Suburban - Schaumburg, IL
Schaumburg IL Real Estate

I don't really know but it's around 30 I believe. The # of pics depends obviously on the sq footage of the place. It's been recently 'upped'.

Jul 26, 2017 04:22 AM
Rainmaker
730,675
Jeff Pearl
RE/MAX Distinctive / LIC in VA - Lovettsville, VA
Full Service Full Time Realtor

30 which us usually more than enough. I use amount needed. A 1bdr condo might only need 10-15, while a 3 lvl Colonial could need 30 or more.

Jul 28, 2017 04:10 PM
Rainmaker
4,024,107
Joan Cox
House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373 - Denver, CO
Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time

In the Denver MLS, we now can upload up to 35 photos, but still have the option of a virtual tour, and have all the photos with no limit.

Jul 28, 2017 06:58 AM
Rainmaker
681,904
Candice A. Donofrio
Next Wave RE Investments LLC Bullhead City AZ Commercial RE Broker - Fort Mohave, AZ
928-201-4BHC (4242) call/text

36, and residential listings use up every slot. Commercial listings, not always as many but we use at least a dozen or more for those too. Many of those images are not actually photographs but maps, annotated aerials and demographic snapshots etc.

Jul 26, 2017 11:52 AM
Rainmaker
4,876,006
Barbara Todaro
RE/MAX Executive Realty - Franklin, MA
Marketing Agent for The Todaro Team

our MLS allows 30

Jul 26, 2017 09:24 AM
Rainmaker
2,765,489
Kathleen Daniels
KD Realty - 408.972.1822 - San Jose, CA
San Jose Homes for Sale-Probate & Trust Specialist

35-40 photos.  I use as many as I feel necessary to capture the home. 

Jul 26, 2017 08:51 AM
Rainmaker
3,073,595
Will Hamm
Hamm Homes - Aurora, CO
"Where There's a Will, There's a Way!"

I think our MLS is 25 but could be more

 

Jul 26, 2017 08:41 AM
Rainmaker
1,212,459
Ryan Huggins - Thousand Oaks, CA
www.HugginsHomes.com - Thousand Oaks, CA
Residential Real Estate and Investment Properties

My MLS allows 99.  I've never seen an upper bound on Z or R.  Right now, I'm averaging in the mid 20s, but the answer is "enough to properly showcase the house."

Jul 26, 2017 08:36 AM
Rainmaker
4,320,994
Ron and Alexandra Seigel
Napa Consultants - Carpinteria, CA
Luxury Real Estate Branding, Marketing & Strategy

Fred,

It is not the quantity, but the quality.  I have seen so many subpar photos on sites, it is frightening...and the sad part some were taken by a so-called professional...A

Jul 26, 2017 07:48 AM
Rainmaker
5,269,926
Roy Kelley
Realty Group Referrals - Gaithersburg, MD

The number of photographs would depend upon the property. It is good to show the features that would appeal to propective purchasers.

Jul 26, 2017 07:39 AM
Rainmaker
1,523,132
Sandy Padula and Norm Padula, JD, GRI
HomeSmart Realty West & Geneva Financial, Llc. - Carlsbad, CA
Presence, Persistence & Perseverance

25 for both MFRMLS(Florida) and Sandicor(San Diego)  I could care less what Z & T allow. I will typically use more than 25 and utilize collages for vertical shots

Jul 26, 2017 06:38 AM
Rainmaker
2,426,359
Richie Alan Naggar
people first...then business Ran Right Realty - Riverside, CA
agent & author

Its 35 allowed but its more prudent to go quality that quantity...

Jul 26, 2017 06:36 AM
Rainmaker
1,936,153
Andrew Mooers | 207.532.6573
MOOERS REALTY - Houlton, ME
Northern Maine Real Estate-Aroostook County Broker

36 in our Maine MLS portal for image sockets to fill. Why not do that and more on your own portals? Links to full motion videos of property and area flavor help the buyer differentiate the listings and neighborhoods which saves all of us in the real estate triangle time. The shoe box 5-3-1 ranch can only get so much imagery attention but make it a farm property and chewing up 50 to 70 is easy. Covering the brook water frontage in the back forty, the seven buildings that go with the farmstead that has open and wooded land to showcase to a far away online buyer.

Jul 26, 2017 06:24 AM
Rainmaker
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Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers
BVO Luxury Group @ Keller Williams Arizona Realty - Scottsdale, AZ
Serving Scottsdale, Phoenix and Maricopa County AZ

We use 20 plus a virtual tour

Jul 26, 2017 06:20 AM
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Joe Pryor
The Virtual Real Estate Team - Oklahoma City, OK
REALTOR® - Oklahoma Investment Properties

35. Zillow forced this change to MLS systems since they innovated and the MLS systems were woefully behind.

Jul 26, 2017 05:56 AM
Rainmaker
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Michael J. Perry
KW Elite - Lancaster, PA
Lancaster, PA Relo Specialist

Good to know this !

Jul 26, 2017 05:31 AM
Rainmaker
2,944,624
Scott Godzyk
Godzyk Real Estate Services - Manchester, NH
One of Manchester NH's Leading Agents

We get 36. I do not though fill all if i do not have good photos to show. I use enough to show the home and what i want people to see

Jul 26, 2017 05:22 AM
Rainmaker
744,912
Annette Lawrence , Palm Harbor, FL 727-420-4041
ReMax Realtec Group - Palm Harbor, FL
Making FLORIDA Real Estate EZ

Investor grade real estate gets a street view.

Invisible inventory gets three.

The rest averages 1 photo/100 sf conditioned space.

Some resources allow 25 to 100 photos. Some agents think 75 images of the kitchen is beneficial. What a shame.  Just because you can doesn't mean you should fill every slot.

 

Jul 26, 2017 05:22 AM
Rainmaker
4,796,551
Gabe Sanders
Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales - Stuart, FL
Stuart Florida Real Estate

I think the MLS Max is 36.  I try to use that many if I can have enough good pictures.  I rarely use more.

Jul 26, 2017 04:55 AM
Rainmaker
3,173,491
Wayne Martin
Wayne M Martin - Chicago, IL
Real Estate Broker - Retired

I have no clue about the maximum number!

Jul 26, 2017 04:55 AM