If you're lucky enough to have outdoor space, we suggest you mow the lawn before taking listing photos. And as always, please ask all family members to leave the room before you start taking snaps.
This week's batch of odd photos comes—as usual—courtesy of Andy Donaldson, the man behind the
Terrible Real Estate Agent Photographs blog and book, complete with Donaldson's own commentary.
Neighborhood Manhattan Bronx Brooklyn Queens Staten Island Westchester Jersey City Hoboken
Price up to $500,000 up to $750,000 up to $1,000,000 up to $1,250,000 up to $1,500,000 up to $2,000,000 up to $3,000,000 up to $5,000,000 up to $6,000,000 up to $7,000,000 up to $8,000,000 no maximum
Bedrooms studio at least 1 bedroom at least 2 bedrooms at least 3 bedrooms at least 4 bedrooms 5 or more bedrooms
Bathrooms at least 1 bathroom at least 1.5 bathrooms at least 2 bathrooms at least 2.5 bathrooms at least 3 bathrooms at least 3.5 bathrooms at least 4 bathrooms 4.5 or more bathrooms Presented by OK I’m done. They’ll just have to use their imagination. “Which leaves only one question,” said Holmes. “How did they get in?” The exact words in the brochure honey: “Legend tells of a hidden room containing untold treasures.” Keep looking. Related: Want to make a fixer-upper look better? Throw in an armless mannequin Can someone please explain these listings photos to us? 2015's laziest broker, a curiously placed home and more really, really bad listing photos