Find the perfect film, photo, and television locations in New York and New Jersey

The Scout Source - growing a base of locations since 1997 - represents hundreds of urban, suburban and rural properties for commercials, print photography, and digital media. We constantly add to our stock, following the trends in advertising and editorial. Most locations are in the zone, but if you’re looking for horse farms or beachfront properties in New Jersey, large contemporary residences in Connecticut, or picture-perfect country cottages in upstate New York, we have those too.

Let us know your location needs and we will tailor a list to fit your specifications. We provide hands-on service, and we can help you with permitting information and contacts in many Town Clerk's offices.

Architectural Style

Hundreds of varied exterior looks within thirty miles of Manhattan

Whether you're looking for a classic 50's ranch, a Brooklyn brownstone, an urban loft, or a traditional suburban colonial, you've come to the right place. From Victorian to mid-century modern, Craftsman cottages to new construction, Pottery Barn to minimal modern, we are always on the lookout for the perfect house for your job.

Interior Design

Open-plan aspirational to blue-collar mom and pop

Interiors unique as the owners themselves. And no surprises when you book one of our houses - we maintain relationships with our homeowners, who are vetted and experienced, and all our locations are up-to-date.


Original Grandma kitchens to modern indoor pools

Click to begin your search for a particular room across all architectural and interior design categories. Looking for something more specific? Go to our Custom Search page for a listing of details.

List Your Property

How Do I Start?

There are a few qualities that are particularly in demand for location-ready homes: Large rooms that "flow" from one to another. Lots of light. Neutral colors. Simple furnishings without heavy draperies or rugs. Large open kitchens with attached family rooms. If this describes your home, contact us to talk about listing.

Who Takes The Photographs?

Once we have seen preliminary pictures of your home and agree to add it to our Location Library, we will make an appointment to photograph the house. We will go over the preparations needed for us to professionally shoot every room, including bedrooms and bathrooms.

What Happens Next?

After we take the pictures of your home, we will add them to our Location Library at Your home is never identified by name or address, but by a code which we use in all our transactions. We will walk you through the scouting and filming processes.


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