Zillow Advice: Home Improvement - why is the picture of my home so old? it doesnt even look that way now. http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/why-is-the-picture-of-my-home-so-old-it-doesnt-even-look-that-way-now/404489/ Zillow Advice | Zillow Real Estate Zillow obtains photos from ... http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/why-is-the-picture-of-my-home-so-old-it-doesnt-even-look-that-way-now/404489/ Zillow obtains photos from third party providers, and the update frequency is likely to be 3 to 6 years.&nbsp;&nbsp; The simple solution is to <a href="http://www.zillow.com/wikipages/Claim-Your-Home/">claim your home</a>, and upload new photos showing the trimmed trees and pool, or other features you consider favorable to your property.<br/><br/> Wed, 22 Jun 2011 02:26:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/why-is-the-picture-of-my-home-so-old-it-doesnt-even-look-that-way-now/404489/ 2011-06-22T02:26:00Z The commercial satellite ... http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/why-is-the-picture-of-my-home-so-old-it-doesnt-even-look-that-way-now/404489/ The commercial satellite used by Pictometry International Corp for the aerial photos that are referenced from MicroSoft Bing's website only pass over the same spot on the earth approximately once every 2 years.&nbsp; And if there was cloud cover when the satellite passed over, those photos are "useless" and have to be thrown out.<br/><br/>If you want good up to date photos of your property on this website, you should take them yourself and post them.<br/> Wed, 22 Jun 2011 02:26:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/why-is-the-picture-of-my-home-so-old-it-doesnt-even-look-that-way-now/404489/ 2011-06-22T02:26:00Z