May is traditionally a good time of year to sell your house, says

All that lovely spring color in your yard makes it the prime time to take photos that show off your home at its best.

But taking photos during the right season isn’t the only thing to keep in mind when you start snapping those pics.

There are a few other simple tactics you can use to get the best results when you’re ready to list.

You need to stage your home via decluttering, cleaning up, and taking down all those personal family pictures.

Use natural light, your camera’s flash casts harsh shadows and reflects off mirrors or windows.

And finally, you’ll want the sun behind you when you take your outdoor photos to minimize shadows.

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