Quick Answer: What Does It Mean If Someone Takes A Picture Of Your House?

What does it mean when someone takes a picture of your house?

The photographs reveal to the lender the condition of your house, your street and neighborhood. Along with additional comparable sales information taken by the real estate agent performing the research, the lender establishes the value of your home in order to substantiate the loan modification request.

Can people take pictures of my house?

If someone is not physically on your property, they can take pictures of just about everything that they can see. If they can see your house, if they can see inside your house through a window, if you’re visible through a window – if you’re anywhere that can be seen by the photographer, it’s all legal.

Can someone take pictures of my house without permission?

No, it is not illegal to take a picture of the outside of someone’s home so long as it is taken from a public place. That’s because there is no expectation of privacy in public. If the exterior of your home is visible from the street, anyone is free to photograph your home.

Why would a mortgage company sent someone to take pictures of my house?

A mortgage company may send someone to take photos of your house for appraisal purposes if you’re selling it or are trying to modify your mortgage loan. Photos may also be taken if you’re falling behind on your mortgage and a foreclosure is foreseeable.

What to do when someone takes pictures of you?

Ask if they took a photo of you. They might say no, that it was something behind you, the person next to you, or yes. If you object to a photo being taken you could say so, or first enquire about the purpose of the photo. If you do object you can ask that they delete it, and they can refuse.

What if someone takes a picture of your house?

Stay on public property, don’t go on private property, Don’t take pictures with people in them. Don’t discuss what you are doing with anybody. So, be a good neighbor. Watch out for your neighborhood and if you see anything suspicious, call the police.