Video Showings And Virtual Tours

As Realtors turn to technology and virtual methods to show homes and properties during the Stay At Home Orders, NAR compiled these useful websites to get you to stay connected with not only your clients, but also your co-workers and some can even translate to your personal life as well.

Tips for Virtual Showings: Explain the process to your client. Set a timeblock for that showing, or send a recorded video if they prefer.

1. Choose the appropriate app. If they already use a video app, use the one they are familiar with. If you don’t have that app, re-adapt to them and make it easier on your client.

2. Communicate size. Give comparisons on the space so they can get more of a feel of the size of the home you are showing them.

3. Debrief your client. Ask their thoughts on the home, ask what they thought about the experience and how you could make it better. You are putting the safety of your client first during this time and communication is key during this difficult time.

Useful Websites for Virtual Showings and Tours:

Facebook Live: Live video on Facebook is immediate, authentic, and interactive.

FaceTime: Learn how to use FaceTime to make video and audio calls from your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch.

Matterport: Create experiences like nothing you’ve ever seen before. With a single scan, you can automatically create 3D walk-throughs, 4K print quality photos, schematic floor plans, OBJ files, point clouds, videos, and other media.

Messenger.com: Hang out anywhere, anytime by getting on a call or a group video chat.

Skype Meet Now: Generate your free unique link with one click, share it with participants and enjoy effortless meetings with Skype. Full set of features at your disposal.

TruPlace: For buyers looking to be guided through a property visually, TruPlace has Walkthrough Videos that escort viewers to each room. These video products are available at varying lengths from 1-minute to 4-minutes long, regardless of property size.

Zoom: Simplified video conferencing and messaging across any device.

*Courtesy of NAR.Realtor