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Bob "RealMan" Timm
Ward County Notary Services - Minot, ND
Owner of Ward Co. Notary Services, retired Realtor

Yes I do Peter Mohylsky, SoWal Is HOME.  In a way it can be like talking someone out of buying. Some agents just don't know when the heck to SHUT UP! The same affect can happen with to many pictures.

May 27, 2019 07:17 AM
Rainmaker
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Candice A. Donofrio
Next Wave RE Investments LLC Bullhead City AZ Commercial RE Broker - Fort Mohave, AZ
928-201-4BHC (4242) call/text

Yeah. Just because we can fill all those slots doesn't mean we should. After a dozen or so I think it all becomes a blur so make it the best dozen and leave the rest out. You want to appeal not only to the conscious emotions but the subconscious--too much noise = tune out factor.
Always leave a few pictures out, so if a buyer's interested enough, they contact you and ask. Then you can provide them. And know that there is beyond a passing interest.

May 27, 2019 07:22 AM
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Annette Lawrence , Palm Harbor, FL 727-420-4041
ReMax Realtec Group - Palm Harbor, FL
Making FLORIDA Real Estate EZ

Absolutely! There comes a point where too many photos' 'unsell' a house. Much like the sales person that talks too muchh, te customer just wants to 'get away from the BS."

May 27, 2019 07:11 AM
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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

I think we have to bear in mind that attention spans are getting shorter and shorter. No need to over-sell it!

May 27, 2019 08:07 AM
Rainmaker
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Nina Hollander
Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage - Charlotte, NC
Your Charlotte/Ballantyne/Waxhaw/Fort Mill Realtor

Definitely... you can lose patience when the photos go on and on and on. I've seen listings with 100 photos, which really is a bit much.

May 27, 2019 07:44 AM
Rainmaker
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Wayne Martin
Wayne M Martin - Chicago, IL
Real Estate Broker - Retired

Set the intrigue to see the house in person, don't overdue it!

May 27, 2019 07:29 AM
Rainmaker
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Roy Kelley
Realty Group Referrals - Gaithersburg, MD

Yes.

May 27, 2019 07:25 AM
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Richie Alan Naggar
people first...then business Ran Right Realty - Riverside, CA
agent & author

Yes...in marketing, too much "busy" works against you and even counts as an overkill. Photos should compliment the property descriptions first and then high light the features, uniqueness and stand-outs of the property

May 27, 2019 07:16 AM
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Lyn Sims
RE/MAX Suburban - Schaumburg, IL
Schaumburg IL Real Estate

Sometimes I've seen where the photo goes every 5 feet in a home. Nice progression but what's left to see? Literally nothing ....

I think there should be a good sampling of each room & that's it. No laundry area where the cameraman can't even fit or photo of the furnace. 

May 27, 2019 08:46 AM
Rainmaker
2,933,219
Richard Weeks
Dallas, TX
REALTOR®, Broker

Yes; however, I don't know what that number is.

May 27, 2019 07:48 AM
Rainmaker
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Andrew Mooers | 207.532.6573
MOOERS REALTY - Houlton, ME
Northern Maine Real Estate-Aroostook County Broker

Our location is 8 hours away from say Providence RI. Consider you are a buyer for a farm or waterfront property or Victorian home. Do you want more than one image of each room... or one's fine. Maybe a screen scene and there... if they want more, they will have to run the roads every time a new listing in their category and price range hits the market. Whoa.

The agent who only takes a buyer serious when they darken your real estate agency door will die a dinosaur wearing a rusted corroded blue and white "R" pin.

Our peak time for video show and tell open house online is 10 to 10:30 and the more images, plat maps, floor plans, video, descriptive narrative the better. Never ever had a buyer says too many images or the video is too long. They want more than the yes, no maybe numbers fields on the MLS done and dirty. Provide it and double back to change up the images when seasons change Peter Mohylsky, SoWal Is HOME. !

We spend as much time providing local imagery, videos and the what's it like living here blog posts as the home town native. Z, R and T can not provide that local you are live and local. No longer 9-5 M-F for busy online far away buyers. 

May 27, 2019 07:41 AM
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Doug Dawes
Keller Williams Realty - Topsfield, MA - Georgetown, MA
Your Personal Realtor®

Our MLS allows 30. Sometimes that could be too many

May 28, 2019 07:46 AM
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Kevin J. May
Florida Supreme Realty - Hobe Sound, FL
Serving the Treasure & Paradise Coasts of Florida

When I see that there are 60, 70 and more that's too many. If 20 to 40 cannot capture the  essence by a professional you need to start interviewing others.

May 27, 2019 09:20 AM
Rainmaker
529,762
Peter Testa
Nationwide Homes - Danbury, CT
PETER TESTA

I think a few shots can capture a room sufficiently. Outdoors I like to see  a variety of shots. I'm not a fan of repeating the same shot at a slightly different angle. If you have a 20+ room house then I suppose you could end up with 60+ pictures. On a small home maybe only 10-15 would do it.

May 27, 2019 08:53 AM
Rainmaker
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Joseph Domino 480-390-6011
HomeSmart - Scottsdale, AZ
Real Estate Made Easy

Yes, you can only show a bedroom from so many angles.

May 27, 2019 08:50 AM
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Evelina Tsigelnitskaya
SIB Realty - Sunny Isles Beach, FL
www.SIBRealty.org 305-931-6931

Up to 35. 

May 28, 2019 12:40 PM
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Valeria Mola
SIB Realty - Miami, Sunny Isles Beach - Sunny Isles Beach, FL
305-607-0709 SIB Realty

No. Too many -  nobody will look at

May 28, 2019 08:30 AM
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Sandy Padula and Norm Padula, JD, GRI
HomeSmart Realty West & Geneva Financial, Llc. - Carlsbad, CA
Presence, Persistence & Perseverance

When the listing agent begins posting photos of toilets, then he/she has run out of material to addd to the listing

May 28, 2019 06:51 AM
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Carla Freund
Keller Williams Preferred Realty - Raleigh, NC
Raleigh - Cary Triangle Real Estate 919-602-8489

Yes. There are only so many photos you can do of a house. Some are repetitive and you lose the consumer. Also, sometimes you need to show just enough to pique their interest.

May 28, 2019 04:56 AM
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Brenda Mayette
Miranda Real Estate Group, Inc. - Glenville, NY
Getting results w/ knowledge & know-how!

I do.  I think that something needs to be left to be discovered with a visit.  And considering the shortened attention span of most people, I don't really see the benefit of loads and loads of pictures. 

May 28, 2019 04:16 AM
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Inna Ivchenko
Barcode Properties - Encino, CA
Realtor® • Green • GRI • HAFA • PSC Calabasas CA

Can be almost 100 in my mls. 

May 28, 2019 12:18 AM
Rainmaker
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Scott Godzyk
Godzyk Real Estate Services - Manchester, NH
One of Manchester NH's Leading Agents

I believe in using any many photos that show th  home in a positove light, i dont put pictures just for the sake of putting them

May 27, 2019 04:25 PM
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Olga Simoncelli
Veritas Prime, LLC dba Veritas Prime Real Estate - New Fairfield, CT
CONSULTANT, Real Estate Services & Risk Management

Yes! Too many gets boring.

May 27, 2019 01:58 PM
Rainmaker
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Michael J. Perry
KW Elite - Lancaster, PA
Lancaster, PA Relo Specialist

Yes , I only include photos that have Wow Factor or add value .

May 27, 2019 12:38 PM
Rainmaker
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Carol Williams
Although I'm retired, I love sharing my knowledge and learning from other real estate industry professionals. - Wenatchee, WA
Retired Agent / Broker / Property Manager

In general, YES!  But, it depends on the listing.

May 27, 2019 11:35 AM
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Denise Copeland
Mirsky Realty Group - Palm Beach Gardens, FL
Jupiter Abacoa Sales & Beach Front Luxury Homes

I had a listing with 50 photos. Very detailed. I wasn't getting a lot of showings and my broker suggested limiting the photos to no more than 15. All the sudden we were getting showing requests and a few weeks later the property was under contract.

May 27, 2019 11:04 AM
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Susie Kay
Ultima Real Estate - Plano, TX
North Dallas Specialist

I guess it depends on the size of the homes and the amount of photos. 

May 27, 2019 10:57 AM
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Jeff Pearl
RE/MAX Distinctive / LIC in VA - Lovettsville, VA
Full Service Full Time Realtor

Yes. We're now allowed 150 photos. I'll never post anywhere near that amount for any listing.

May 27, 2019 10:24 AM
Rainmaker
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Thomas J. Nelson, Realtor, ePRO, CRS, RCS-D
Big Block Realty 858.232.8722 - La Jolla, CA
& Host of Postcards From Success Podcast

Yep. 

Leave them wanting more...give'em a reason to call.

May 27, 2019 10:11 AM
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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 like to see plenty of them.

May 27, 2019 09:02 AM
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Barbara Todaro
RE/MAX Executive Realty - Franklin, MA
Marketing Agent for The Todaro Team

there have been some listings that are worthy of over 50 photos.... our mls limits it to 30.... our photographer will take 100 photos for us...

May 27, 2019 09:01 AM
Rainmaker
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James Dray
Fathom Realty - Bentonville, AR
Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results

Our limit around my area is 32 photos, sometimes those are too many

May 27, 2019 08:24 AM
Rainmaker
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Ron and Alexandra Seigel
Napa Consultants - Carpinteria, CA
Luxury Real Estate Branding, Marketing & Strategy

Yes

May 27, 2019 08:21 AM
Rainmaker
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Kathleen Daniels
KD Realty - 408.972.1822 - San Jose, CA
San Jose Homes for Sale-Probate & Trust Specialist

Yes.  Too much of anything can have negative consequences. 

May 27, 2019 08:17 AM
Rainmaker
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Sam Shueh
(408) 425-1601 - San Jose, CA
mba, cdpe, reopro, pe

Keep them managible. I look at first few and last for yard. I learned whoever uploaded had dups. These are actualy small homes.

May 27, 2019 07:52 AM
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Joan Cox
House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373 - Denver, CO
Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time

We can enter up to 35 photos, and usually try too, unless it is a smaller property.  Don't believe in duplicating photos just to fill up these spots.

Jun 13, 2019 08:16 AM
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John Juarez
The Medford Real Estate Team - Fremont, CA
ePRO, SRES, GRI, PMN

Photos are out of control for some agents. Duplicates. Sideways. Upside down. Badly lit. Out of focus.

Our mls allows 40. We put in as many worthwhile photos as we can. Sometimes a small condo is a big challenge.

May 29, 2019 05:29 PM
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sandy straley
Rindlesbach Homes - Salt Lake City, UT
Selling Homes for over 40 Years

yes. . .  I think more than ten is over kill on a starter home and 15 for a luxury home . . .. make sure the pictures are quality instead of quantity

May 29, 2019 03:24 PM
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Anna Banana Kruchten CRB, CRS 602-380-4886
Phoenix Property Shoppe - Phoenix, AZ
Arizona's Top Banana!

Yes, yes and YES. Give them just enough to grab their attention and want to make an appointment - like right now.

May 28, 2019 04:03 PM
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Will Hamm
Hamm Homes - Aurora, CO
"Where There's a Will, There's a Way!"

Years ago I remember only 5 then it was 10 then 25 now who knows.

 

May 28, 2019 11:20 AM