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These were the words I heard from a seller whose home I photographed recently.  She meant it in the nicest possible way, of course!  While the agents I work with almost always take the time to give me feedback from their clients, it's rare when I get calls from the homesellers themselves.  It fel...
06/02/2010
A beautiful spring morning ... the perfect time to take pictures around my home.  Enjoy! The cherry tree in front of my house is heavy with fruit this year ... the birds usually eat most of them before they ripen. Wonder why they left them alone this year? Beautiful, shiny, plump cherries ... unf...
05/30/2010
As a professional real estate photographer and full-time real estate agent, I like to think that my agent experience helps me do a better job as a photographer.  While the goal of photography is to market the home to potential buyers, I always remember that I'm photographing someone's home and I ...
05/18/2010
If you followed along in Part 1, you now have a slide show that needs a bit of tweaking to make it look more polished.  Panning and Zooming Because my camera creates photos with a 3:2 aspect ratio and the Slide Show Editor is limited to a narrower 4:3 aspect ratio, I'm going to end up with black ...
05/09/2010
In Part 1, I'm going to go over the basics of creating the slideshow using Photoshop Elements; in Part 2, I'll cover some additional options and the upload procedure.  Please note that you'll need to create a YouTube account if you don't already have one ... it's easy and it's free! In Photoshop ...
05/09/2010
Has this ever happened to you?  You take what you think is a great photo, but it's just a little too dark.  No problem, you think ... I'll just lighten it up with a little Photoshop. So you lighten the photo, but look what happens: I know it's kind of hard to see the problem at this size.  Here's...
05/07/2010
Living within 10 miles of a major airport has its advantages ... unless you're one of those people who hate aircraft noise.  Fortunately, it doesn't bother me, but I've had a number of buyer clients who've expressed concern.  There's only one way to know for sure and that's to spend a week in the...
05/03/2010
As of April 9, 2010, there were 413 active listings in Sterling. During the month of March 2010, there were 105 closed residential sales (up from 50 sales in February), 205 new listings and 166 pending sales. The average sales price was $337,773 (up from $268,095 in February); the median sales pr...
04/29/2010
As of April 9, 2010, there were 379 active listings in Reston. During the month of March, 2010, there were 89 closed residential sales (up from 65 sales in February), 191 new listings and 143 pending sales. The average sales price was $371,721 (down from $392,003 in February); the median sales pr...
04/29/2010
As of April 9, 2010, there were 757 active listings in Manassas (including the City of Manassas and Manassas Park). During the month of March 2010, there were 181 closed residential sales (up from 129 sales in February), 306 new listings and 319 pending sales. The average sales price was $248,147...
04/29/2010
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