"When selling properties online,
agents and web designers say that the pictures buyers see of houses and
apartments for sale are often the first — and sometimes the only — chance
for a seller to make a good impression. Less-than-flattering pictures
can turn buyers off and lead to lonely open houses.
Eighty percentof people across the country who bought a new home last year used the
Internet while house hunting and they rated photographs as the most
useful toolin their search."