Back in 2010 Miss By Emily Peck, published the blog" In Real Estate, A Picture Is Worth $1,000 or More".
Not surprisingly, listings with better photos command higher asking prices: If you believe your home is worth the investment of good photography, you'll probably ask more money for it. The surprising part is that the tactic works. At the closing table, listings with nicer photos gain anywhere between $934 and $116,076–as measured by the difference between asking and final price–over listings using photos from point-and-click cameras....
Interestingly she makes the point that Realtors who use professional photography have know all along: Homes sell faster and at a better price with professional photography. Our Clients tell us every day the impact we have on their ability to quickly turn over a listing.
Are you leaving money on the table?