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Eight Reasons You Should Use Video in Your Real Estate Listings

NoVaREPhoto Blog, Marketing, Video

According to the National Association of Realtors (NAR), 93% of homebuyers begin their search for a new home online. While high-quality photographs may be what initially draws viewers to your listing, video is the one tool that can keep them on the page and convert them more easily from an interested party to a serious potential buyer. Most buyers do …

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Welcome Doug Stroud

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Please help us welcome Doug Stroud to Northern Virginia Real Estate Photography. Doug will be heading up our Video and 360VR Tour Division as well as photographing listings with our founder Bryant Payden. Born in South Carolina, Doug was raised in Northern Virginia, attending Falls Church High School and then Virginia Wesleyan in Virginia Beach for his undergraduate degree. After …

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Selling Your Home in the Winter Market

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Are you considering selling your home in a winter market? Most people considering selling a home thinks waiting until spring to sell it is the smartest move. Don’t let this popular misconception cause you to miss a great opportunity to get ahead of the game and make a quick and easier than expected sale.

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Talking With Agents – Michael Sheridan

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Michael Sheridan – Real Living at Home Real Estate Video Blog – Talking with Realtors and Agents in the Northern Virginia and Washington DC Area. Agents Bio: Michael Sheridan, a DC Metro area native, discovered his love of real estate while earning degrees at George Mason University. He continues to marry an insider’s knowledge of the DC Metro area with …

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Four Ways to Make Your Listing Stand Out

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Stand Out From the Crowd The real estate market is crowded, and making your property listings stand out from the others is the key to getting buyers in the door. Let’s have a look at four things real estate agents can do with their listings to get the best possible result for their homeowners. Presentation Makes or Breaks Listings Presenting …

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Professional Floorplans for Your Real Estate Listing

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Floorplans – The Professionals vs. The Apps How valuable are floorplans in a real estate listing? Many Realtors are well aware of the need for professional photography with their home listing. To stay competitive, you need the best photographer, as well as the capability for drone photography, virtual tours, and video walk-throughs. But many realtors don’t realize that floorplans are …

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Real Estate Sales Tips: What the Most Successful Realtors Do to Sell Quickly for Top Dollar

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Real Estate Sales Tips from the Pros: How the Best Agents Sell Quickly for Top Dollar If you’re a realtor, your most pressing goal is always to sell a property quickly and to get the most money possible for that sale. The most successful Realtors have a system and a process in place to make this happen. There are a …

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How To Sell Your Home In A Hot Real Estate Market

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How to sell your home in a hot real estate market A hot real estate market can present its own unique challenges to make your property stand out above the others. The two big things you want are great photos to attract more interested buyers, and of course a really well presented home that buyers can instantly fall in love with. “So, the picture …

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Professional Vs. Amateur Real Estate Photography

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It’s tempting to take advantage of the new photographer down the street that’s just getting started and charging only a quarter of what your professional real estate photographer charges. I cannot emphasize enough how much this gamble to save money can end up costing you in the end.

 I recently received a call from a realtor that was desperate for …