Cindy Lin, Founder, Staged4more

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After a successful, 12+ years run as a home staging company in San Francisco Bay Area, STAGED4MORE is now an online school that focuses on home staging education for home stagers, home sellers and real estate agents.

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Real Estate Photography with Photographer Kristina Kandel | The Home Staging Show Podcast Season 9 Episode 9

Real Estate Photography with Photographer Kristina Kandel | The Home Staging Show Podcast Season 9 Episode 9

Real Estate Photography with Photographer Kristina Kandel. The Home Staging Show Season 9 Episode 9.

About Today’s Show & About Kristina

Today’s show is all about real estate photography! We talked a lot about the technical side of photography, like white balance, exposure, ISO, etc. We also talked about the styling side of things, especially how differently the camera sees the room vs. the human eyes and how that impact the way we place things in the room.

On today’s show, I am interviewing Kris Kandel, a photographer in the Fargo area, specializing in weddings and real estate photography since 2001. She has always been drawn to architecture in her photography work, so it was a natural step to include home photography in her business. A few years ago she bought a little 1948 fixer up and loved getting her hands dirty with DIY projects to make this old house an adorable home. In her free time she enjoys volunteering at her local AKC dog club teaching the Canine Good Citizen classes with her beautiful dog Bokeh. She also runs a podcast on courage and curiosity with her sister. It's her passion to create, bringing light and joy into the world in any way she can. 


Just a quick reminder that back by popular demand, I am going to do an encore free online training on how to step up your home staging game! I took the most commonly asked questions about home staging and interior styling and broke them down into 4 strategies. I am going to be sharing these 4 strategies on the free online training, which is going to be on July 30th, so you can improve your home staging skills and win more clients. We are going to talk about:

  1. The number 1 mindset block that sets you back and knocks down your confidence as a home stager

  2. How to develop that trained eye to keep your staging looking sharp, on point and on trend

  3. How to refine you staging work so you can do the next level fun thing, like using bold colors or going after the luxury market

  4. How to figure out furniture, art, accessories placement in the room every time

When you sign up, I will also send you a FREE TIP SHEET on my top 10 favorite home staging accessories and some sourcing tips. I will also be giving away something huge on the free training. So be sure to check that out.

You can also go to CashInTheCushions.com to sign up right now.  About 300 people have gone through the training!

On today’s show, we discussed:

  • Fargo’s real estate market

  • Kristina’s process from getting an assignment to photograph a home for listing photos

  • Specific things Kristina is looking for when she is photographing a home

  • Common mistakes people make when they take listing photos themselves

  • Kristina’s advice for people who are photographing the listings themselves

  • Current real estate photography trend

  • What a real estate photographer does

  • A typical real estate photo shoot for Kristina

  • Kristina’s process for post-production

  • The common angles and important elements Kristina is looking for when she is photographing a home

  • There are many real estate photographers on the market, how can consumers or real estate agents know if they are hiring a good one?

  • Kristina’s number one for home sellers or real estate agents when it comes to real estate listing photos



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