#1: Curb Appeal Starts Online: 10 Curb Appeal Tips From the Pros
Since 88 percent of homebuyers begin the process on the Web, fabulous photos are critical to getting
homebuyers to the front door, says Jennifer Ames, a top Chicago real estate agent. "Find the best
time of day to shoot each room, avoiding too much sunlight, which will give the photo a glow effect," Jennifer advises. "Overcast days are often the best time for a photo shoot." Take a digital shot and examine it as if you were a buyer, and get rid of extras -- bikes on the front porch, platters stacked on top of the fridge -- that don't show your home at its best.