Bad MLS Photos: How NOT to Display Your Home for Sale!

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Bad photography in real estate photos drives me CRAZY!!!  I don’t care how expensive or inexpensive a home may be – it is the listing Realtor’s duty to tell the client to CLEAN UP before they photograph the home because if they don’t, it is a huge turn off to buyers.   I usually give […]

Bad MLS Photos: Friday the 13th Edition

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It’s Friday the 13th and it’s time for some more scary BAD MLS Photos! Let me start by saying, my broker would FIRE my butt if I put a photo like any of these in the MLS.  MLS is a marketing tool, and if your house looks like this, first of all, for shame!  But […]

Bad MLS Photo of the Day: Updated (Junk Filled) Kitchen

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Let’s just call this one “How NOT to display your kitchen on MLS when you are trying to sell your home”.  Okay, I get it, you have kids, and every parent loves to display their kids artwork.  But you are selling your home and its time to get into that mindset!  Get the kids involved […]

50 Shades of Raspberry Shag Carpet?

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I had to laugh out loud when I read the description – especially the last 2 sentences – of this new short sale listing I found while searching the MLS for properties for one of my buyers. Public Remarks Description: “Short Sale. 5 bedroom 4 bath home with a 3 car attached garage and a […]

Bad MLS Photos of the Day

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It’s your next installment of Bad MLS Photos!   This one comes to you from a short sale in Riverview.  Now listen up Realtors – just because it’s a short sale doesn’t mean you have an excuse to do a crappy job on photos and staging the home for photography!  I do plenty of short sale […]

Bad MLS Photos: Dirty Feet in a $600K Key West Listing

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Realtors never cease to amaze me. This one decided to put up his dirty feet in the shot of this $603,000 listing in Key West. I get it. It’s the Keys. It’s laid back. But there are other ways to show this in your marketing than with a disgusting short of your feet, Charles. If […]

Bad MLS Photo of the Day: Seller Caught in the Shot

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Mr. Realtor, while taking that all important shot of the back deck, do you think maybe you should ask the Seller to step away so he’s not in the shot? Or you could spend 2 minutes and crop the image? Check out more Bad MLS Photos! When its time to list your home – call […]

Yet Another Bad MLS Photo: Realtors Who Do a Disservice to their Sellers

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Sometimes, as a professional Realtor who strives to be the best, I just have to vent, and this blog fortunately allows me to do that through my real estate musings. I am actually house-shopping myself, so I’m really paying attention to new listings that pop up in some of the areas I’m most interested in. […]

Bad MLS Photos of the Week: People in Photos

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Welcome to another installment of my Bad MLS Photos series.  I’m getting a lot of comments from my readers that you guys love to giggle at these so I’ll keep them coming. Some luxury home magazines will tell you that the new way to market a property is to hire a gorgeous model seated on […]

Bad MLS Photos: Million Dollar Listings

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It’s time for my favorite thing and yours – Bad MLS Photos! This week’s collection is brought to you by the number 1.  As in – all these listings are priced at $1 Million plus.  Can you believe it?  Do these look like photos of a Million Dollar Listing in Tampa Bay?  Why in the […]