Weekend Open Houses | Charlotte & Lake Norman

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19014 Cypress Garden Drive, Davidson

19014 Cypress Garden Drive, Davidson
19014 Cypress Garden Drive, Davidson

Saturday, 9/29
1 – 3 PM
$489,000
Timeless classic beauty, Hardiplank siding keeps the maintenance low, front porch overlooks park-like common area.
Listing Agent: Michelle Campos

 

964 Bridlepath Lane, Charlotte

964 Bridlepath Lane, Charlotte
964 Bridlepath Lane, Charlotte

Saturday 9/29
2 – 4 PM
Price reduction from $1,225,000 to $1,199,999 
STUNNING CUSTOM 3-story home situated on a .96 acre cul-de-sac lot in the highly sought after COTSWOLD neighborhood
Listing Agent: Liza Caminiti

1195 Hampton Gardens Lane, Charlotte

1195 Hampton Gardens Lane, Charlotte
1195 Hampton Gardens Lane, Charlotte

Saturday 9/29
10 – Noon
$499,999
Listing Agent: Kim Raymond
This beautiful two-story end-unit brick condominium has three bedrooms, two and a half baths and an abundance of custom upgrades.

Charlotte Gated Communities – Christie’s Homes for Sale

 

Many homebuyers in Charlotte are interested in popular gated communities for several reasons including exclusivity, sense of security, privacy and an overall quiet atmosphere.

Ivester Jackson Christie’s Int’l Real Estate has some wonderful homes for sale in many of these Charlotte gated communities, including Skyecroft, Maple Grove, Pellyn Wood,  Greenwood, Morrocroft Estates, Norman Estates and Heydon Hall.

Click on the images below for more details, pictures, and virtual tours.

7919 Skye Lochs Drive | Under Contract

A Parade of Homes award winner, this meticulously maintained Skyecroft custom build features an owner’s suite on main with the second master located in the exquisitely finished walk-out basement.

Skyecroft is a lovely neighborhood with a serene peaceful landscape. It’s a resort style neighborhood with multiple walking trails, ponds, tennis courts and pool. It’s located minutes from Waverly & Rea Farms shopping & restaurants and excellent Weddington Schools.

Listing Agent: Jennifer Ford

500 Greywalls Lane $1,999,000
500 Greywalls Lane $1,999,000

Patrick Joseph custom built estate on over 3 acres in the gated community of Maple Grove.

Maple Grove has many large estate style lots and grand luxury homes, it’s located in a unique and peaceful area close to Lake Norman and just minutes from Highway 16 which makes for a quick commute to Uptown Charlotte.

Listing Agent: Reed Jackson

2019 Craigmore Drive $4,950,000

Unparalleled privacy abounds with this masterfully designed estate situated in one of Charlotte’s most desirable SouthPark enclaves, Pellyn Wood.

Some of the most beautiful Charlotte homes can be found in Pellyn Wood, located near SouthPark just 6 miles from Uptown, exquisite homes on wooded lots offer privacy for residents.

Listing Agent: Tracy Davis & Reed Jackson

8495 Norman Estates Drive
8495 Norman Estates Drive $7,200,000

Epic North Carolina Estate of unparalleled quality on a private 2.5-acre lot with miles of 180-degree views of Lake Norman waterfront.

Norman Estates is located on the quiet side of Lake Norman in Denver, NC and contains some of the most stunning waterfront lots in the area.  This community offers privacy and the best of lake living.

Listing Agent: Lori Ivester Jackson

8343 Providence Road $4,250,000

Exquisite French Country estate home nestled among immaculately manicured gardens and superbly situated on 5 wooded acres in fabulous Greenwood.

Greenwood is located just off Providence road south of Uptown Charlotte and has several sprawling luxury estates on large wooded lots.

Listing Agents: Reed Jackson & Lisa McCrossan

7545 Morrocroft Farms Lane $3,199,000

One of Charlotte’s premier settings highlights this flagship home in gated Morrocroft Estates.

Located in the SouthPark area, Morrocroft Estates is one of Charlotte’s most prestigious and private addresses, complete with 24-hour security and convenient access to Charlotte’s center city and dynamic SouthPark area.

Listing Agents: Reed Jackson & Cindy Castano Swannack

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9514 Heydon Hall Circle $1,899,000

Built by Kingswood Builders, words cannot truly describe what an unbelievable house this is, in a gated community, in a cul de sac with Quail Hollow Country Club in view.

Heydon Hall is full of spectacular homes located in a quiet neighborhood with tree-lined streets. It’s located minutes from Uptown Charlotte and right next to the distinguished Quail Hollow Country Club.

Listing Agent: Leslie Fisher

8236 Bay Pointe Drive $3,785,000

Exclusive private gated estate located on a peninsula lot. Over 800 feet of waterfront located in the middle of the main channel with views for miles.

West Bay is a beautiful gated waterfront community on the quieter side of Lake Norman in Denver, NC.

Listing Agents: Susan Dolan & Reed Jackson

3466 Governors Island Drive $3,300,000

Take award-winning luxury design features & superior finishes. Add best-in-class high-tech entertainment, automation & security.

Governors Island is a gated community located on the West Side of Lake Norman and offers spectacular waterfront views. Nearly 40 families call this island home enjoying the privacy and park-like setting.

Listing Agent: Laura Pegram

Charlotte Christie’s Luxury Homes Market Report

First Quarter Charlotte Luxury Property Report

Welcome to our first Charlotte luxury real estate report for 2018. The area saw heavy activity in some emerging areas, with the communities in the [SouthPark](http://www.ivesterjackson.com/eng/community/southpark) and Carmel Road corridors surging, as well as luxury price segments in the Lake Wylie / Palisades area.

Myers Park and Eastover saw lower sell thru than the first quarter of 2017 but ended this quarter with a burst of pending contracts in the $1 million plus range, a positive sign for the second quarter. Showing activity in the luxury homes across Charlotte remained active, albeit slightly lower in some ranges ($1 million to $2 million), while the ultra-luxury segment above $2 million saw improved action all the way up to the $3.5 million range. The top of the market remained a much more finite audience above the $4 million plus range.

South Park

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2032 Delpond Lane

SouthPark Area Matches Q1 2017, Million Plus Market Surges

The SouthPark area, which stretches from Foxcroft and Barclay Downs southward down Carmel, Park, and Colony Roads to the Quail Hollow area, saw a solid start to 2018, with 48 homes closing in the $500k to 999 range, while 12 closed over $1 million (including a Charlotte high bar sale at 5.3 million in Seven Eagles). With showings in both ranges running at or above 2017 levels for the first quarter, buyers in the million-plus price range got serious and put 31 homes under contract, including an impressive 13 over $2 million, one of the strongest performances in any luxury price segment in the entire regional MLS. Foxcroft, Old Foxcroft, Pellyn Wood, and the Carmel CC area all saw action at the high end of the market.

Myers Park & Eastover

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964 Granville Road

First Quarter in Myers Park and Eastover Trails 2017 But Rallies in March

The first quarter sold activity in Myers Park and Eastover trailed last year’s sold results by a significant margin of over 50%, which by itself might indicate a serious slowdown.
However, showing activity in the area had been running at last year’s levels, and it appears that as March comes to a close, pending activity, particularly in the million dollar plus category trended upward significantly with 25 homes pending to close in that price range, including 2 above $3 million in value. The sub-one million range continues to lag early 2017 and will warrant watching in quarter 2.

Lake Wylie / Palisades

The Lake Wylie / Palisades area saw a surge in luxury home sales in the 1st quarter of 2018, with closings in the sub-million dollar range jumping from 23 sales to 37 sales, and a whopping 61 homes now pending in the 500-999k price range.

The million dollar range also saw a resurgence, with 9 closings vs just 1 in the first quarter last year, and 5 additional homes pending.

Providence, Weddington & Waxhaw

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8500 English Turn Lane

Luxury home sales in the South Providence/Union County corridor showed steady progress thus far this year with the sub-million dollar category showing an 8% increase from 84 to 91 units sold.

The million dollar range saw an increase from 11 units to 13, an increase of 18%. The pending home index in both categories has jumped heading into spring, with 113 homes pending.

Ballantyne / Ft. Mill

The Ballantyne / Ft. Mill area saw a solid increase in the sub-million dollar luxury market, with 44 units closing compared to last year’s 1st quarter total of 38, a 15% increase. This range also saw a large jump in pending contracts as the quarter ends.

The million dollar plus segment saw a small decline from 5 units to 3 units sold but rebounded with 5 homes pending as the quarter ends.

Charlotte Market Forecast

As discussed above, while some communities stumbled out of the gate in early 2018, March has seen surges in luxury activity in most of the region’s key communities. Initially sluggish Myers Park and Eastover communities now boast 25 contracts over $1 million in value as they begin to replicate the hot start seen in the SouthPark, Providence/Union County, and Lake Wylie/Palisades areas.

Pending contracts have begun to equal or surpass last year’s comparable period, particularly in the luxury price ranges over $2 million, which now looks on pace to have one of its best years in history. While only 8 closings occurred in the first quarter over $2 million this year versus 5 last year, there are now a whopping 21 pending, which puts the first half of the year on pace to close 30 homes in that range. By comparison, there were only 32 sold all year last year in Charlotte. Given there had been over 2 years of inventory on the market at year end 2017, this sell-through is a welcomed assistance in returning the ultra-luxury market to a more balanced buyer/seller conditions.

While the prospect of rising rates and changes in favorable tax treatment of mortgage interest and property taxes might be slowing the dynamic growth below $1 million ever so slightly, the coming impact of corporate earnings flow through upon bonuses and stock prices may be more than enough to offset any drag on luxury housing in the short term, as is evidenced in the ultra-luxury range.

Ivester Jackson Named “Christie’s International Affiliate of the Year.”
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Last month, in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Christie’s International Real Estate convened its prestigious annual owner’s conference, comprised of leaders from Christie’s flagship luxury network of 145 of the world’s leading real estate brokerages.

The conference annually recognizes the pinnacle of marketing for its network by awarding an Overall International Affiliate of The Year.

Ivester Jackson Distinctive Properties was honored as Christie’s “Best of the Best” Overall International Affiliate of The Year for excellence in innovation, marketing, and growth. “Since joining Christie’s 4 years ago, Ivester Jackson
has grown by more than 200%, the company is now the top seller of homes valued at over $2 million in the Charlotte region,” said Christie’s CEO, Dan Conn. “It excelled in every category.”

Read More: [Christie’s Recognizes Ivester Jackson as “Best of The Best.”](http://www.ivesterjackson.com/blog/christies-recognizes-ivester-jackson-as-affiliate-of-the-year/)

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Charlotte Real Estate – Lake Norman Luxury Homes Market Report

The Lake Norman area luxury market got off to a solid start for 2018 although, in several communities, the range below $1 million took until March to crank into high gear. Most areas lagged last year’s first quarter in that range but have also seen a large surge in pending contracts in recent weeks, which portends a very good second quarter. In the luxury range over $1 million, Cornelius saw a strong start to the year, particularly in the $1 million to $1.99 million range.

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Cornelius also currently has 7 homes pending above $2 million. Mooresville has seen an upswing in the million-plus market in pending contracts heading into April, as has the West Shore area.

Cornelius

Cornelius Reports Mixed First Quarter  

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19319 Betty Stough Road – Cornelius

Despite active showing trends, luxury price segments in Cornelius produced mixed first-quarter results. The range under $1 million saw a slight downturn from last year’s first quarter, yet enjoyed a huge burst of pending contracts (33) as we move into the 2nd quarter.

The luxury range over $1 million saw a solid uptick from last year, with 10 houses closing vs 6 previously, and a jump in pendings with 13, including a very strong 7 homes pending over $2 million. The first quarter also saw the first resale over $4 million in Cornelius in several years, an Ivester Jackson listing on Connor Quay. The Peninsula currently reports 27 active homes for sale.

Davidson

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839 Hudson Place – Davidson

Davidson’s luxury market tends to follow the more traditional spring upturn pattern, and this year appears to be no exception. While sales in the sub-million dollar range dropped slightly in Q1 vs last year’s totals (15 vs 17), pending contracts surged to 24 heading into April.

The million dollar plus market declined slightly with 3 closings vs 4 last year in the same period, while currently, 2 homes are pending in Davidson over 1 million, including this year’s high water mark, a 1.55 million dollar Ivester Jackson listing in Westmoreland Farm. River Run currently reports 20 homes for sale.

Mooresville

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163 Rehoboth Lane – Mooresville

Mooresville’s luxury segment started slowly but, like its adjacent communities, has now picked up steam. The sub-million dollar range saw a visible downturn in closings from 2017 (36 vs 46 sold), yet also saw 52 homes in that range go pending.

The million dollar plus segment roughly matched last year’s first quarter, with 13 homes trading vs 14 last year, and 19 homes currently pending over $1 million. The first quarter’s high bar closing was a 3 million dollar Ivester Jackson listing at Mariner Pointe. The Point has also seen inventory come down to 45 homes active, which should point to more balanced conditions for buyers and sellers with 11 homes now pending.

The West Shore

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2649 Cherry Lane – Denver

The West Shore communities of Denver, Terrell, and Sherrills Ford saw a solid start to 2018. First quarter sales in the sub-million dollar range nearly matched last year’s first quarter with 20 deals closing vs 22 last year, and 24 more pending as we head into April. The million dollar plus range saw similar action to last year, with 3 homes trading in both this year and last year’s first quarter. There are currently 5 homes pending on the West Shore listed at over $1 million.

Ivester Jackson Named “Christie’s International Affiliate of the Year.”

Last month, in Buenos Aires, Argentina,  Christie’s International Real Estate convened its prestigious annual owner’s conference, comprised of leaders from Christie’s flagship luxury network of 145 of the world’s leading real estate brokerages.

The conference annually recognizes the pinnacle of marketing for its network by awarding an Overall International Affiliate of The Year.

Ivester Jackson Distinctive Properties was honored as Christie’s “Best of the Best” Overall International Affiliate of The Year for excellence in innovation, marketing, and growth. “Since joining Christie’s 4 years ago, Ivester Jackson
has grown by more than 200%, the company is now the top seller of homes valued at over $2 million in the Charlotte region,” said Christie’s CEO, Dan Conn. “It excelled in every category.”

Read More: Christie’s Recognizes Ivester Jackson as “Best of The Best.”

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Lake Norman Market Forecast

Overall, Lake Norman’s luxury market looks as though it will slightly outperform 2017’s very solid performance. Heading into April, most price ranges are either in line with 2017’s totals or trending ahead. Looking forward, overall showings in the luxury price ranges are running 3% ahead of last year through the first quarter which provides an indication that second quarter closings should meet or exceed last year’s same period. In particular, the ultra-luxury range above $2 million appears to be headed for one of its better years, as lower inventories and showing activity currently running 8% ahead of last year’s first quarter pointing to very solid activity in the $2 million range.

Last year, the Lake saw 30 resales above $2 million, this year, with 17 either sold or currently under contract, the area seems headed for a total beyond 30 transactions, which should further bring inventory in that range down into a more balanced buyer/seller market, after several years of high inventory levels.

Continue reading Charlotte Real Estate – Lake Norman Luxury Homes Market Report

Luxury Property In The Point: A Market Snapshot

Luxury Market Snapshot For Christie’s Charlotte Real Estate Market

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#1 Luxury Firm in The Point
#1 Luxury Firm in The Point

Significant Sales Over 1 Million
Significant Sales Over 1 Million
Currently Offered in The Point
Currently Offered in The Point
Market Snapshot

Christie’s Recognizes Ivester Jackson as “Best of The Best.”

 Global Expertise, Tailored Service, Christie’s Credibility 

Christie’s International Real Estate, the world’s leading luxury real estate brand, announced this week it has awarded Ivester Jackson its prestigious “Overall Affiliate of The Year Award” at its annual ownership conference, this year held in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Reed and Lori Jackson accepting award
Reed and Lori Jackson accepting Affiliate of the Year award

The overall award is given annually to one of Christie’s 145 market leading luxury brokerages from around the world, with recent previous winners including Daniel Feau of Paris, France, and Chestnut Park Real Estate of Toronto, Canada.

Market Leadership & the Passion to Succeed

While announcing the award at the Buenos Aires conference, Christie’s CEO Dan Conn noted, “since joining Christie’s four years ago, Ivester Jackson has grown by more than 200% and tripled in annual volume, in the process becoming the top seller of multi-million dollar estate homes not only in the Charlotte region but in North Carolina.”

Record 5.6 Million Transaction

International Exposure for Luxury Properties

Reed Jackson, IJ’s Managing Partner says “Our partnership with Christie’s has attracted luxury buyers to our agents and properties from a select worldwide audience and delivered maximum exposure for our listed properties. This acknowledgment of our region by an iconic brand like Christie’s highlights the continued emergence of North Carolina as an important destination for luxury property buyers from around the United States as well as for those originating internationally”.

173 Macon Ave - Asheville
173 Macon Ave – Asheville

Award Winning Magazine, Asheville & Events

In the past year, Ivester Jackson has expanded it’s Christie’s partnership into the Asheville, NC market, hosted Christie’s international head of wine and spirits, Noah May, at a wine event in Charlotte’s prestigious Pellyn Wood enclave, and been awarded the Florida Printers’ Association first prize/bound printed for it’s Portfolio of Fine Properties magazine, now distributed to over 11,000 regional luxury homeowners and international subscribers.

Ivester Jackson also wishes to congratulate the other market-level winners from this year’s conference:

Small Market: Special Properties

Medium Market: Coastal Properties Group

Large Market: Hawaii Life

 

Look for a formal announcement from Christie’s International Real Estate early next week.

Please contact Reed Jackson for more information about Ivester Jackson Christies and this prestigious award.

Reed Jackson – Reed@ivesterjackson.com

(704) 713 – 3623

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Asheville – Tale of Two Cities

IvesterJackson Distinctive Properties & Blackstream International
are the exclusive affiliates of Christie’s International Real Estate in Asheville, North Carolina.

Asheville tells the tale of two cities by bringing together a historic mountain community with a modern urban downtown.

Land of the Sky

Nestled in a thermal valley of North Carolina’s Blue Ridge Mountains is a city the locals call Asheville, or,  “Land of the Sky”. Poised at the confluence of the French Broad and Swannanoa Rivers – not far from where the Blue Ridge meet the Smoky Mountains – this verdant paradise is home to the oldest mountain range in the world. At an elevation of 2,500 feet, the moderate climate and four distinct seasons make this mountain paradise the perfect place to enjoy year-round.iStock_000051660082_XXXLarge

The Biltmore

Once part of the Cherokee Nation, the first the first Europeans came to the area in 1540, but it was not until 1784 that the history of Asheville as a town, began. A century later, at the height of the Gilded Age, George Vanderbilt’s vision brought the renowned talents of architect, Richard Morris Hunt, and landscape architect, Fredrick Law Ulmsted, to the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina. Together, Hunt and Ulmsted transformed the rugged terrain along the French Broad River and created Biltmore House,
America’s largest home. Today, the 250-room chateau continues to attract guests to the area from around the world, just as it did when it was first opened to Vanderbilt’s guests on Christmas Day in 1895.Untitled-3

Roaring 20’s

In 1889, Asheville was the first city in North Carolina with electric rail streetcars. From the 1910s through the roaring 20s, Asheville grew to become the third largest city in the state, but that growth quickly halted with the crash of the stock market in 1929. At the time, Asheville had the largest municipal debt from infrastructure projects of any city in the US. It was not until the 1980’s, when that debt was finally repaid, that Asheville began to grow again. While slow to recover, the prior epoch ensured that the most complete collection of art deco buildings in North Carolina remained intact – the impetus for its future revival.

Where The Tale of Two Cities meets Tales of the City, the area boasts a literary history of triumph and tragedy as home to poet, Charles Sandburg, birthplace of novelist, Thomas Wolfe, and where F. Scott Fitzgerald retreated to the legendary Grove Park Inn to write in seclusion. While Armistead Maupin could easily have written any number of stories in Asheville’s progressive atmosphere, and Charles Dickens could have found inspiration in the cotswold-esque, Biltmore Village – the original township adjacent to the estate built to support the large workforce required to realize Vanderbilt’s grand endeavor – Wolfe never could have imagined the cultural jewel that Asheville would become.

Downtime

Where bluegrass licks meet the aristocratic culture of the past, Asheville offers the best food, accommodations, and recreation. The verdant mountainside of the National Parks and Forests that surround the city provide great trails for walking, hiking, and mountain biking. Not far from town, rushing waterfalls and scenic waterways are perfect for fishing, kayaking, and canoeing. The walkable urban core, public transportation, and any number of taxi or ride-share solutions provide easy access to the surrounding neighborhoods and main attractions.Untitled-1

From micro-breweries to farm-to-plate cuisine, diversity is the key to Asheville. The cosmopolitan city center with its sidewalk cafes, bistros, museums and architectural masterpieces has been referred to as, “The Paris of the South.” It’s renovated and rehabbed bohemian West side is now a vibrant socially-conscious hub for young creatives and families. Blending new with the old, many buildings and properties from the 30’s and 40’s that have been
transformed over the last decade. Bike shops, boutiques, pubs, and live performance venues on Haywood Street, the main thoroughfare, provide the best mix of urban and suburban amenities.

unspecified6Click here to learn more about our Asheville Office at 18 South Pack Square or VIEW OUR CURRENT ASHEVILLE LISTINGS.IJ-Blackstream-SideBySide-Grey

The way we market our listings gets results!

The way we market our listings gets results!
Digital, Social, Print, Charity Events, Christie’s Online and Magazines.
Watch this short video to find out how we Introduce YOUR HOME to the world!

 

Picture Perfect – Listing Photo Tips That Sell

By: Dina Sosa – Broker  – Ivester Jackson | Christie’s Int’l Real Estate

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Dina Sosa – Ivester Jackson | Christie’s Int’l Real Estate

You’ve found the perfect listing agent and now its time for photos. This element is extremely important. Your listing agent will use these photos to advertise in print, showcase in MLS, and saturate the internet.

You want your home to be Picture Perfect.

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DAY PHOTOS:

 Entire House

  •  Turn all overhead lights and lamps on
  •  Replace all burned out light bulbs
  • Use bulbs of the same temperature (all incandescent or all compact fluorescent)
  •  Turn all ceiling fans off
  • Turn all TVs off
  • Turn all computer screens off
  • Open blinds and window treatments to let in outside light
  • Remove as many personal photographs
  • Remove small floor rugs to reveal actual flooring
  • Place all shoes and jackets in closets
  • Remove stacks of magazines, papers, mail, books, etc
  •  De-clutter fireplace mantel and hearth (no more than 5 items, including art)

 Dining Areas

Dining Room (2)

 

  • Around tables straighten all chairs and space evenly
  • Feature only one center piece on the dinning tables, fruit and flowers are nice options

 Kitchen

071_Lake Level Kitchen & Billiards

  • Clear all countertops completely. No knife blocks, baking supplies, etc.
  • Leave out a max of one small appliance (ex. coffee maker)
  • Clear outside of the refrigerator of magnets, papers, photos, etc.
  • Hide garbage cans in pantry or closet if they are visible

Bathrooms

 

master bath

  • Clear countertops completely. No soaps, toothbrushes, medications, etc.
  • All toilet seats down
  • Close closet doors
  • Remove shampoo, soap, loofahs, etc from the showers and bath tubs
  • Remove floor mats
  • Use only a few towels for decor

Outside

Gorgeous Outdoor Space

  • Close all garage doors
  • Remove cars from driveway and front of home
  • Remove visible water hoses
  • Remove toys, balls, bikes etc
  •  Turn on pool/water features
  • Remove trash cans
  • Tidy porches and outdoor furniture
TWILIGHT / DUSK PHOTOS:

back dusk

  • Turn on all interior and exterior lighting including all lamps
  • Turn on pool lights (if applicable) and turn on all water features
  •  Remove pool cleaning vacuums, nets, and tubes from pool
  • Turn on all landscape lighting. Double check the function of these prior to picture time
  • Turn on any exterior features, such as water fountains, waterfalls, etc.
  • If you have an outdoor fire feature, light the fires as they look nice burning
  • Remove covers from your outdoor furniture and grills if these items are in good condition
  • Compliment your outdoor space with decorative pillows
  • Make sure all outdoor furniture is evenly spaced and straightened
  • Open outdoor umbrellas
  • Stage your outdoor space with food or drink elements to showcase entertaining possibilities
  • Freshen your outdoor flowers and fill with colorful and lush plants
  • Do not water flowers within three hours prior to the shoot so they stay perky
  • Pick up and put away trashcans, toys, lawn equipment, and pool equipment
  • Make sure irrigation system is off. We like all surfaces to look consistent
  • Tidy up by sweeping surfaces and refreshening your mulch

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