Media Content Services

Professional Photography

Professional Photography

It all starts with the Photography! Whether you are listing a $80,000 property or a $800,000 property, every listing should have professional photos. We provide the best imaging at an affordable price so you look good to Buyers and Sellers. Full-Service professional photography services for Realtors and Brokers. Quick turn-around time on scheduling and delivery.

Internet Marketing & Property Tours

Internet Marketing & Property Tours

Professional photography is only half of the marketing required for getting your listings on the market.  As the Authorized Provider for TourFactory, Visual Properties will get your listings seen on the Internet through beautiful looking tours, syndication to all the major Real Estate websites, and seller reports to show your clients how you are doing.  Visit TourFactory for more details!

Video

Video

Full motion, cinematic videos are becoming more and more popular in the Real Estate marketing space and Visual Properties is ready to provide the emotional cinematography in order to showcase that special property in a new and exciting way. Click here to see our collection of videos.

Measuring, Floor plans, 3D walk-through…all in one!

Measuring, Floor plans, 3D walk-through…all in one!

iGuide is an immersive property experience that offers users an incredible understanding and perception of the space.  Quickly and efficiently map a space then elegantly weave the data into floor plans, 360 degree virtual views, room dimensions, and property areas. 

Aerial Photography

Aerial Photography

We provide Aerial/Drone Photography and Videography with our FAA Certified and insured drone pilot.  Contact us for more information about utilizing Aerial imaging for Real Estate.

(Elevated/pole photography available in no-fly zones)

Matterport 3D Walk-throughs

Matterport 3D Walk-throughs

3D Technology  Give buyers a new way to explore!  Include Matterport 3D floor plans with your property tours to offer buyers additional ways to drive their online viewing experience and engage with a home.  Inside views, Dollhouse views, and floor plan overview

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What you can expect.

Exteriors

Exteriors

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Interiors

Interiors

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Night Photography

Night Photography

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Aerial Photography

Aerial Photography

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Videos

Custom video for Real Estate
Let our full-motion videos tell the story of the home. We use a number of different styles including “walk-through”, “slider”, and cinematic to best capture the essence of the home and its layout. Call us for more details and to schedule your video session.

About us

The Beginning

Visual Properties started in May of 2005 in an effort to change the old school real estate marketing mentallity of “stick a sign in the yard and hope it sells” to a more modern approach utilizing the reach of the Internet. We began offering professional Architectual photography, Real Estate photography, and Virtual Tours, but have expanded those services by partnering with and becoming the Tour Factory Authorized Provider in North Carolina. With this partnership our clients not only benefit from beautiful listing photography but also ‘best in class’ Internet marketing technology for real estate.

Our Goal

To provide marketing that affects your audience, influences their buying decisions, and moves them into action. This is the philosophy behind our solutions. We have become “Experts in Marketing” and deliver the content that matters most to those Buyers who are shopping for their dream home online. From professional photography and virtual tours to Interactive websites and web content, these tools engage the consumer, allowing them to interact with the property, and provides the stickiness you need to keep them coming back to you.

Meet the Team

We have assembled some of the best photographers and marketing professionals in the area. Each individual comes with a unique perspective and marketing prowless that will directly benefit your sales and marketing efforts. Read each team members profile below to learn more.

Kyle Ketchel

Kyle Ketchel

Owner/Photographer/Business Development 

Kyle Ketchel is the owner of Visual Properties, LLC; a TourFactory Authorized Provider in North Carolina. Kyle comes from a background of residential construction and has an associate’s degree in Architecture. He has also worked in telecommunications for over 10 years handling national and international technical sales and marketing accounts with companies such as AT&T, Sprint, and Telefonica.  Today, Kyle and the Visual Properties team provide the best real estate photography and online marketing tools to some of the largest builders and top producing agents in the Triangle.  Their goal is to provide marketing that affects your audience, influences their buying decisions, and moves them into action. They have become “Experts in Marketing” and deliver the content that matters most to those Buyers who are shopping for their dream home online.

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Mike Drolet

Mike Drolet

Senior Photographer

Mike is an accomplished real estate photographer with thousands of homes photographed and is one of the first to receive the TourFactory Architectural Photographer Certification.   His attention to detail goes above and beyond the call of duty and you can be assured your listing will shine with his photographic quality.  Mike is still a licensed Realtor in North Carolina and Florida and brings two decades of experience in visually marketing properties.

Tour Portfolio

Kevan Bytnar

Kevan Bytnar

Photographer

Kevan Bytnar has specialized in photographing various types of homes and property for a National Real Estate publication over the past 20 years in the Triangle area. With an eye for getting the critical shots to showcase your home, you can trust Kevan to find the shots that helps market your homes and listings in the best possible light.

Tour Portfolio

Lauren Croniser

Lauren Croniser

Photographer/Sales

Lauren grew up in the Triangle and has worked in the industry for over 10 years. She has a huge passion for real estate and family/child photography. As the daughter of an architect and a Broker she has a natural attention to detail and an eye for what buyers are looking for. She is very familiar with the Triangle as well as the Triad areas and is available in both areas.

Tour Portfolio

Doug Sheppard

Doug Sheppard

Photographer/Drone Pilot (certified)

Since 1987, while pursuing a degree in photography at Rochester Institute of Technology, Douglas Sheppard, owner of C&J Studios, has been capturing images for use in wedding albums, commercial advertising, corporate reports, architectural/real estate and portraits. In those days digital photography was more a concept than a reality. Recognizing digital photography to be the way of the future, Doug constantly tests new products to make the latest and greatest technology is the very best in every way. He has chosen the best equipment, Canon, and is a Canon Professional Services (CPS) Member in good standing!  Photography is still all about lighting – the final image is a result of the amount of light, the direction of the light, and the quality of the light. Doug chooses the right light, or combination of lights, to capture your image, no matter what it is, perfectly, accurately, and in every detail. Making you look good… It’s what Doug does.
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Adam Cameron

Adam Cameron

Adam Cameron recently relocated with his wife to Raleigh from Sarasota, FL. Having become interested in photography as a child, his hobby grew into a true passion over the years. Adam specializes in Real Estate and Interior photography for residential properties. Providing outstanding customer service, attention to detail and a quick turnaround is always a top priority for Adam. In addition to residential photography, he has a passion for the process and technicality of long exposure landscape photography and in his free time creates Fine Art Black & White images. Adam looks forward to an opportunity to add extra value to your listings and be a resource in your success.  Tour Portfolio

Madison Brown

Madison Brown

Photographer/Sales, Fayetteville, NC

Madison is the owner of New Creation Photography and our Photographer for the Fayetteville area. He is an experienced architectural photographer with several national hotel chains listed as clients. Madison has worked with the local Realtors for the past 8 years to bring their listings to life online. He has a photographer’s eye to ensure the “shots that sell” are captured ensuring that the buyers get a great first impression when viewing listings online.
Tour Portfolio

Kayla Dean

Kayla Dean

Photo Editor

Kayla joined the Visual Properties team in 2015 as our Photo Editor/Re-touch person.  Currently attending the Art Institute, Kayla brings with her the attention to detail that makes not only our photographers look good, but makes the Agents listings look even better.

Jacqueline Reid

Jacqueline Reid

Photo Editor

Jacqueline also started with Visual Properties in mid 2015 as a Re-toucher.  She brings with her a work ethic like no other and gets the job done on time so that our Agents do not have to wait to get there marketing images back.

Melissa Cook

Melissa Cook

Photographer

Melissa started with Visual Properties in early 2011 and is an accomplished marketing guru.  Prior to joining the team, Melissa has been (and still is) working as a Marketing assistant for a local Realtor.  This experience in combination with our extensive training in Real Estate photography makes Melissa a perfect choice for us and for your photography needs.

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Client Testimonials

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Chris Edwards

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Our Locations

Raleigh, Cary, Apex, Holly Springs, Fuquay-Varina, Clayton, Chapel Hill, Durham, Fayetteville, Wilmington, Richmond, VA

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