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Redfin Video Targeting Home Sellers Include Matterport Open House 3D Tour DanSmigrod 5 2 monthsDanSmigrod (22919): Sell With a Local Redfin Agent for a Low Listing Fee | Video courtesy of Redfin YouTube Channel | 29 March 2020 Hi All, Redfin commercial (above) includes Matterport (without saying Matterport). From the Redfin YouTube Channel: "Your local Redfin real estate agent will price your home right, so you sell for more than the one next door. And because Redfin is America’s #1 brokerage site, we...
Question of the Day: Your best practices for scanning during COVID-19? DanSmigrod 6 2 monthsDanSmigrod (22919): @rzphotoman Any best practices to add to this discussion? Best, Dan
News Report: International And U.S. Markets See 50-75% Drop In New Listings DanSmigrod 3 3 monthsDanSmigrod (22919): Riding the Surge: Navigating Real Estate's Upheaval | Video courtesy of Mike DelPrete YouTube Channel | 15 June 2020 Hi All, Mike DelPrete gives an excellent overview of residential real estate during the pandemic and discusses virtual tours. From the Mike DelPrete YouTube Channel: Mike DelPrete presents clear insights and the smart strategies needed to navigate the massive changes occurring in real...
Pay-Per-View service over Matterport 3D Virtual Tours now available! HomePlanNZ 13 4 monthsHomePlanNZ (207): Great news - we're now in our final stage of testing for version 2 of our Matterport Pay-Per-View (PPV) service. This version supports multiple currencies (any), the purchase of multiple e-tickets in one transaction, and a 'free demo' setup option that 3D Technicians can use to demonstrate the possibilities to venue hosts. Coming really, really soon!
Matterport Pro2 Camera Delivery time is 4-6 Weeks (as of 22 May 2020) DanSmigrod 6 4 monthsDanSmigrod (22919): Hi All, If you have recently purchased a Matterport Pro2 3D Camera, can you post here: 1. Date purchased 2. Date promised Thanks, Dan
Inman: Brad Inman Daily Dispatch - Emily Chenevert extols virtual tours DanSmigrod 1 4 monthsDanSmigrod (22919): "In this Daily Dispatch, Brad is joined by Emily Chenevert, CEO of Austin Board of Realtors. This veteran of the Inman stage and Inman contributor extols the virtues of virtual real estate tours. It’s important right now to make the best virtual tour possible, she says, because so much business will be conducted virtually moving forward," reports,"...
Coronavirus Has Some Buyers Purchasing Homes Without Setting Foot Inside DanSmigrod 2 4 monthsbryanhscott (800): @DanSmigrod Makes sense. After-all, any buyer has at least 5 ways to cancel the contract and get their earnest money returned. So, get under contract to tie the property up, do your due dil and inspections, decide for sure you wish to proceed with the purchase. Everyone's happy!
Inman: 48% of homeowners halted selling plans due to COVID-19 in April DanSmigrod 1 4 monthsDanSmigrod (22919): Inman (12 May 2020) 48% of homeowners halted selling plans due to COVID-19 in April [2020] --- "According to a Clever Real Estate survey of 2,000 Americans, 91 percent of owners and 97 percent of buyers in April either paused, canceled, or adjusted their buying and selling plans due to coronavirus," reports Inman. " A quarter of homeowners decided to cancel their selling plans for ‘the foreseeable future,’ a...
Inman: 8 tips for virtually prepping a home for sale DanSmigrod 1 5 monthsDanSmigrod (22919): Inman (10 May 2020) 8 tips for virtually prepping a home for sale "8. Besides photos, consider video, aerial and 3D In today’s market, many buyers are making decisions from afar. The more options you use to showcase the property virtually from all angles, the better chance the property has to sell faster and for top dollar. This is why the way sellers prep their homes matters now more than ever," reports Inman. Save $20...
Inman: Redfin is furloughing 41% of its real estate agents DanSmigrod 2 5 monthsDanSmigrod (22919): Inman (7 May 2020) Redfin brings back 14% of furloughed employees
COVID-19: Examples of eBlasts/Newsletters from Matterport Service Providers DanSmigrod 21 5 monthsDanSmigrod (22919):
Inman: Airbnb to layoff almost 1,900 people amid coronavirus struggles DanSmigrod 2 5 monthsGETMYVR (527): The Founder of Airbnb is worth $4 billion, let's see who helps who. he could give every one of those employees $500,000 each and still have $3 billion left. Make me a billionaire and I'll show you how well I will take care of my employees.
Question of the Day: Sheltering in Place? Re-Open or Wait? DanSmigrod 5 5 monthsfotoguy (659): We are re-starting as of today. The reason for starting today is the Michigan governor is allowing garden centers, motorboating, landscapers, and a few other industries to re-open. Since I never expect her to say "real estate photography can now be done", I have to use my common sense. We don't fall under realtor status. So, again, my common sense tells me if people can go to garden centers than one photographer going into a home is...
Sell 3D marketing as tool top get buyers first to offer technology GlennTremain 1 5 monthsGlennTremain (2129): this guy brought up a good point about using 3D to help get clients to the hot properties first during bad weather but because of COVID its a great hook to pitch to your agents because while buyers want to buy its the properties they can walk through now that will get an offer sooner
Ways to Grow Your Real Estate Photography Business Amid Corona Crisis andriystrebkov 6 5 monthsjacobpmac (68): @andriystrebkov I started my business in the midst of all this pandemonium.
Inman: Redfin launches self-guided tours for vacant properties DanSmigrod 4 5 monthsGETMYVR (527): I hate to say it Dan. I really do. The more I see how websites and virtual tours ALONE sell the sizzle of real estate without an agent, the more I know the only reason people visit a listing in person or do a drive-by is to validate what they already saw online. The reason most listings do not sell is the price. Once price is right, anyone can sell it, such as an agent agostic website & virtual tour, sans the Realtor(R). Thus I can...
SPAR3D: Haunting 3D scans capture empty New York landmarks DanSmigrod 1 5 monthsDanSmigrod (22919): COVID-19 Grand Central New York - NavVis M6 Point Cloud Fly-thru | Video courtesy of Mark K. YouTube Channel (20 April 2020) | 20 minute M6 scan capturing the iconic Grand Central Station main terminal in New York City during the Corona Virus Pandemic. Typically almost 1 million people visits this building a day... Barely any people were in the building during the time scan took place. Crisp fly-thru video was...
Inman: Compass cuts salaries 10 percent to 50 percent and admin staff hours DanSmigrod 1 5 monthsDanSmigrod (22919): Inman (22 April 2020) Compass cuts salaries and admin staff hours - The move comes at the same time the company continues to add new agents, even during a market slowdown "Compass is cutting staff salaries after laying off roughly 15 percent of its staff, The Real Deal first reported Wednesday. The decisions to reduce salaries comes at the same time the company continues to add new agents, even during a market slowdown," reports...
COVID19 and Matterport Editing OneFineDay 5 5 monthslilnitsch (1743): not a problem
Received this morning: "You will be reported to [CO] state officials." pixelray 15 5 monthsphotosintheround (43): Just saw Gov Polis' press conference. Looks like the order will end on the 27th, BUT, restaurants will remain as it is now. Looks like other businesses, like haircuts, will open with specific restrictions. Regarding real estate, 1 on 1 showing will begin again, but, no open-houses. In addition, some counties, including mine, have requested to use their own discretion to make the rules. a week, it looks like we will be able to go...
What happens when things return to normal? JCHAFE 6 5 monthsWingman (1425): BTW, I have forgotten to say that Matterport seems to start putting money in online advertisement. They are beating me with their paid ad on Google Search.
How The Coronavirus Craze Will Change The Real Estate Market Forever andriystrebkov 5 5 monthsBrokerBruce (227): I've been looking hard at going to the Richo Theta V1. Much quicker scans than he Matterport set up. Take a look at EyeSpy 360 which has some examples with the newer cameras. Their tours have some features that definitely up the game in the 360 / 3D world.Check out the post on this site about the Best Cameras for 2020.
Question of the Day: Phone ringing off the hook to order Matterport Tours? DanSmigrod 16 5 monthsDanSmigrod (22919): I am confused about which videos. Can you ask a different way? Thanks, Dan
Inman: bid for the property entirely from virtual tours DanSmigrod 2 5 monthsBrokerBruce (227): It works. One of my listings sold to an out of town buyer last spring. Solely on my Matterport tour. The first time they set foot in the home was at the walkthrough about an hour before closing.
Professional Photographers of America (PPA) COVID-19 Resource Web Page DanSmigrod 1 5 monthsDanSmigrod (22919): Grab: Professional Photographers of America (PPA) COVID-19 Resource Web Page Hi All, ✓ Professional Photographers of America (PPA) COVID-19 Resource Web Page Includes: ✓ Government Assistance Update ✓ Government Assistance ✓ Webinars and Resources ✓ Free Photography Education Dan
Video: Real Estate Photography and the Pandemic DanSmigrod 1 5 monthsDanSmigrod (22919): Real Estate Photography and the Pandemic | Video courtesy of Nathan Cool Photo YouTube Channel (12 April 2020) From the Nathan Cool Photo YouTube Channel: What's changing, how to stay safe, and what lies ahead in emerging and shifting markets. Here are some other essential links ... ✓ U.S. Department of Homeland Security - Advisory Memorandum on Identification of Essential Critical Infrastructure...
Property24: Should you be hosting virtual show houses during Lockdown? DanSmigrod 1 5 monthsDanSmigrod (22919): Property24 (1 April 2020) Should you be hosting virtual show houses during Lockdown? What the experts suggest "Antonie Goosen, Founder and Managing Director of Meridian Realty agrees saying, “We live in the digital age, and it is incredible what can be done these days through online systems and platforms. Use it! This may just be a game-changer during the pandemic,'" reports Property24. "While a virtual open house solves...
Newsday: LI agents offer virtual tours to replace open houses amid COVID-19 DanSmigrod 1 5 monthsDanSmigrod (22919): Newsday (20 March 2020) Long Island agents offer virtual tours to replace open houses amid coronavirus "How do you sell real estate in the time of the COVID-19 pandemic when people are advised to stay home and keep a safe distance from others? Some realtors have a solution — the virtual tour," reports Newsday. "At Daniel Gale Sotheby’s International Realty, brokers can create 3-D walk-throughs with Matterport digital...
Inman: Keller Williams on taking virtual open houses from 'novelty to norm' DanSmigrod 1 5 monthsDanSmigrod (22919): Inman (10 April 2020) Keller Williams executive on taking virtual open houses from 'novelty to norm' - Jay Papasan wants to help teach the entire real estate industry best practices on virtual tours and open houses "Jay Papasan, the vice president of learning at Keller Williams remembers a time when virtual home tours were a novelty. Today, with shelter-in-place orders across the country, virtual home tours are becoming the new normal...
REDFIN: 1 in 3 Home Tour Requests Are Now for Video Tours DanSmigrod 2 6 monthsGlennTremain (2129): Inman says the ratio was 37% before corona I expect it to be 55% by June
Requests for Matterport Service Providers Increasing Dramatically DanSmigrod 7 6 monthsHarrycayman (173): Hi I hope it changes here once the stay at home is over. No jobs, no calls nothing since March 17 harry
grocery stores virtual tour with mattertags Harrycayman 11 6 monthsinmerso3D (21): @HomePlanNZ I am behind a supermarket customer for a but for simple space. If the sale occurs, and you have not yet done so, I contact you to make a test. Regards.
Apple Video: Creativity goes on DanSmigrod 1 6 monthsDanSmigrod (22919): Creativity goes on | Video courtesy of Apple YouTube Channel (10 April 2020) Hi All, 97 seconds of inspiration from Apple. Be inspired. Stay healthy, Dan
Question of the Day: How are you reinventing your business ...? DanSmigrod 2 6 monthsmartel (54): I did a small bike shop in 3-D and posted it on a Facebook group of cyclists. In less than 24 hours over 120 people have viewed the link. then this AM had a call from a guy that's wanting to sell his house on his own and wants 3-D tour!! Also reaching out to small business owners with no website presence and are currently shut down. Lots of interest.
Matterport Service Providers: What Doesn’t Kill You, Makes You Stronger DanSmigrod 1 6 monthsDanSmigrod (22919): Kelly Clarkson - Stronger (What Doesn't Kill You) [Official Video] | Video courtesy of Kelly Clarkson YouTube Channel | 1 November 2011 Matterport Service Providers: What Doesn’t Kill You, Makes You Stronger Hi All, When 19th century German philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche said – and Pop Star Kelly Clarkson sang – “ What doesn’t kill you, makes you stronger,” may have been prophetic...
Fire and Flood Mitigation & Remediation Business Dropped Off with COVID-19? DanSmigrod 1 6 monthsDanSmigrod (22919): Hello Owner of a Restoration business ( water/mold/etc mitigation and remediation), ✓ Has your restoration business ( water/mold/mitigation/remediation) dropped off as a result of the pandemic? ✓ Do you have one or more Matterport cameras that you would like to keep busy scanning? ✓ Want to scan 24/7 Open House Virtual Tours for real estate agents, but need all back-end stuff done? Find a Matterport Service Provider - in a...
Virtual Open Houses: Are you working with agents to provide this? realeshots 6 6 monthsrealeshots (143): I guess that depends on the rules in your area. Better to have one photographer shoot the home, in order to allow numerous others see the property, than allow people to view homes. Agents and anything RE related are considered essential here in MD.
Examples of How Service Providers Can Work From Home (and Still Make Money) DanSmigrod 2 6 monthsDanSmigrod (22919): Hi All, WGAN Forum Related Discussion ✓ List of 3rd Party Services that you can offer without leaving your home Dan
eBlast: How Real Estate Transactions Are Getting Closed During COVID-19 DanSmigrod 1 6 monthsDanSmigrod (22919): eBlast received 8 April 2020 from Cook & James (Attorneys at Law) in Roswell, Georgia Hi All, This eBlast from Roswell, GA-based Cook & James (Attorneys at Law) may be helpful to forward to your real estate agent/broker clients. Your thoughts? Dan
Surviving COVID-19: An Atlanta agent tells her story DanSmigrod 2 6 monthsBrokerBruce (227): Thanks for that Dan. I shared it to our local Mastermind Group.
Inman: New York state clarifies: Home showings should only be virtual DanSmigrod 1 6 monthsDanSmigrod (22919): Inman (3 April 2020) New York state clarifies: Home showings should only be virtual - After confirming that home showings were 'essential business' to New York Realtors on Wednesday, the Empire State Development Corp. clarified on Thursday that home showings should be conducted virtually '“Being an ‘ essential’ industry does not mean business as usual — business can only be conducted if social distancing and other public health...
Example of a Matterport Service Provider Blog Post about the Coronavirus DanSmigrod 1 6 monthsDanSmigrod (22919): Hi All, Are you the expert - thought-leader - on whether Matterport Service Providers, real estate photographers and/or real estate agents are considered essential in your city or state? How are you keeping your clients and prospects informed about the Coronavirus? ✓ front page news? ✓ snipe across the front page of your website? ✓ new tab to a page ✓ blog post? The following is reprinted with the permission of San...
Question of the Day: how has the Coronavirus affected you? DanSmigrod 8 6 monthsHarrycayman (173): Hi Complete shutdown. Only essential services like grocery, pharmacy and gas stations allowed to open . WE are told to work from home so no scanning at this time Harry
Free! :30 24/7 Open House Real Estate Agent Social Media Marketing Video DanSmigrod 5 6 monthsGlennTremain (2129): Here is a new script to go after sellers AND for a broker or team to recruit for real estate agents joining their brokerage. Attn Home Sellers and Real Estate Agents Looking for a broker with progressive and timely marketing solutions... Knowing how to have a virtual open house with the agent live and able to talk to the buyers is crucial. It gives buyers special access and answers to questions without waiting. It also adds value to the...
REJournals: Virtual insanity-Or, how to tour an apartment during a pandemic DanSmigrod 1 6 monthsDanSmigrod (22919): Hi All, REJOURNALS (25 March 2020) Virtual insanity: Or, how to tour an apartment during a pandemic "Luxury Living Chicago Realty, for example, offers virtual tours for a number of its assignments, including River City in the South Loop, Wolf Point East in River North and Upshore Chapter in Uptown, among others. According to Aaron Galvin, Luxury Living Chicago’s CEO and founder, approximately 5 percent of their units have...
It’s taken a pandemic for agents to see value of 3D tours 3dshowcaseuk 3 6 monthsGerhard (1138): @3dshowcaseuk I feel like Pickle Rick 😂😂😂😂
I am a Matterporter in a state with a stay at home order; Am I essential? photosintheround 10 6 monthsWingman (1425): I must have mentioned that we have not been banned for providing our services or issued stay home always order for now, it is mostly a recommendation. But if we do I have no idea how we are going to survive.
Video: Marketing Your Photography Business in a Time of Crisis DanSmigrod 1 6 monthsDanSmigrod (22919): Marketing Your Photography Business in a Time of Crisis | Video courtesy of Focus on Marketing - FREE Marketing for Photographers YouTube Channel (1 April 2020) Hi All, From the Focus on Marketing - FREE Marketing for Photographers YouTube Channel: Over the past week, I've had a lot of Photographers message me on both LinkedIn and Facebook to ask for a bit advice and guidance in dealing with the...
Inman: Compass is launching virtual agent services to keep agents in biz DanSmigrod 2 6 monthsHome3D (2314): Compass has sold itself from the beginning as "the technology real estate brokerage" so this is in keeping with their branding. Time will tell whether this is PR or they're really engaged. The real estate industry is entirely freelancers. Agents make money when escrow closes on a sale, and for the most part agents don't like spending their own money, their commissions, on marketing. If Compass is going to commit corporate funds...
Real Estate Photography Podcasts (and Photography Podcasts)? DanSmigrod 2 6 monthsandriystrebkov (80): "Shooting Spaces" and "Full Time Real Estate Photographer" are my personal best choices, something to listen to on my way to the office. I use Spotify for it, I am sure they are available on other major platforms. Would be interested to hear about other ones too!
My Virtual Open House Hack GETMYVR 14 6 monthsWingman (1425): I have checked it today and I actually like it. I do not like their prices though in terms of how many active tours they provide. They seem to follow Matterport example limiting users to 25 tours for $90/month However the good thing for me that they show their price in AUD so it makes it cheaper than Matterport.
Do you see any conspiracy against virtual tours in the following situation Wingman 7 6 monthscarloscardo (35): Wingman, Here's a point to add, FLOOR PLANS ARE IMPORTANT: I did a virtual tour and realized through the tour a dead spot in the master bathroom. IN one home they installed a smaller shower base and decided to frame in the shower wall around that, so there was an additional almost two feet of dead space inside a wall cavity that was easily knocked out to make the shower that much wider! Point is (not trying to preach to the choir) that the...
For Matterport Service Providers that are Also Real Estate Agents/Brokers DanSmigrod 1 6 monthsDanSmigrod (22919): Hello Matterport Service Providers that are Also Real Estate Agents, Please email me your real estate agent newsletter - and Matterport Service Provider newsletter - so that I can post it to the WGAN Forum discussion: ✓ COVID-19: Examples of eBlasts/Newsletters from Real Estate Agents ✓ COVID-19: Examples of eBlasts/Newsletters from Matterport Service Providers My email address: Your...
Working for an exchange of services... Queen_City_3D 7 6 monthsChemistrydoc (1364): All - Barter can usually be a good thing. Consider though that there are tax implications to barter. We had a barter exchange club here locally - EVERY member ended up getting audited for TY 2018, some having to pay additional tax, penalty and interest. Don't know the particulars beyond that, just be careful and document, document, document. Best, Keith
WGAN Member Receives Media Coverage for Matterport 3D Tour of an Art Museum DanSmigrod 1 6 monthsDanSmigrod (22919): 3D Tour by Maine-based Dave Clough with Dave Clough Photography. Dave is a WGAN Member. WGAN Member Receives Media Coverage for Matterport 3D Tour of an Art Museum Hi All, WGAN Forum Member Dave Clough received this media coverage for a Matterport 3D Tour of the Center of Maine Contemporary Art in Rockland Skirting the Line Exhibition (30 March 2020) Take a...
Stimulus Package Highlights for Real Estate Photographers/Real Estate Agent DanSmigrod 1 6 monthsDanSmigrod (22919): Hi All, The following is reprinted with the permission of my trusted colleague, Flemming Business Services Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor Suzette Flemming. Dan --- 30 March 2020 Good Morning, I hope you are well. As an accounting professional, tax preparer, and member of the small business community, I strive to give the most concise and practical list of items for small business owners and/or taxpayers related to the...
A Matterport 3D Tour can save real estate deals trying to close on lockdown GlennTremain 1 6 monthsGlennTremain (2129): Post this in your social media and email all agents. I have saved two deals in last 2 weeks because the agent did not know; used my advice and saved the deals. --- Have a deal closing during lockdown but can't find appraisers to go out and measure? If you had a Matterport 3D virtual tour done it automatically gives precise measurements. If you are the buyers agent ask seller agent and it might save the deal ---
EGI: Agents prepare for shift to virtual viewings over coronavirus DanSmigrod 1 6 monthsDanSmigrod (22919): Hi All, Creating Matterport 3D 24/7 Virtual Open House Tours is a recurring theme all around the globe: ✓ 24 March 2020 - Agents prepare for shift to virtual viewings over coronavirus - Agents have been preparing to conduct property viewings completely virtually, in anticipation of the government-mandated lockdown to prevent the spread of coronavirus. "Firms that have been gearing up for this include agency DeVono Cresa, which...
Chinese Buyers: 11% of international real estate investment in US in 2019 DanSmigrod 1 6 monthsDanSmigrod (22919): Hi All, Barrons (23 March 2020) Virtual Reality’s Role in Global Real Estate Market Expands Due to Coronavirus "Chinese buyers, like other international and domestic buyers, are now relying more than ever on virtual tours. In February, there were about 350,000 virtual tours per day by Chinese real estate agents and buyers, which was about 35 times the amount of virtual tours in January, according to SupChina, a global news site...
If you can choose your spouse online, you can choose your house online Ghagendorf 4 6 monthsandriystrebkov (80): Very true, right on!
California Real Estate declared ‘essential service’ Home3D 2 6 monthsGlennTremain (2129): This is straight from CAR (california association of realtors) released yesterday
Virtual tours in the time of COVID-19 ysabelc 6 6 monthsysabelc (165): @andriystrebkov Just the silver lining we need during these times :D times of Covid-19... lucadeal 1 6 monthslucadeal (150):
New MLS Virtual Tour Rules fotoguy 4 6 monthslilnitsch (1743): @Home3D I find myself doing some training with others
Virtual viewings 3dshowcaseuk 3 6 monthsDanSmigrod (22919): @3dshowcaseuk @GETMYVR WGAN-TV Live at 5 uses Zoom (paid account). I use it frequently for video chats. Please note: ✓ even with a paid Zoom account, if there is no activity for 40 minutes, the Zoom chat stops. ✓ on the free Zoom account, they have been waiving the 40 minute limit Dan
Video: How to Keep Business Going During Coronavirus Lockdown DanSmigrod 1 6 monthsDanSmigrod (22919): 360 Live Stream: How to Keep Business Going During Coronavirus Lockdown & Best Camera in 2020 | Video courtesy of CreatorUp YouTube Channel | 24 March 2020 Hi All, From the CreatorUp YouTube Channel: Several major cities in the United States and around the world are in complete lockdown. Instead of being defeated, you can use Virtual Reality technology and 360 livestreams to continue operating and...
Video: My wife has Coronavirus! Stop Scanning or you will kill people DanSmigrod 9 6 monthsangusnorriss (714): @Kumar thank you!
WGAN-TV Town Hall: Matterport Service Providers Coping with COVID-19 DanSmigrod 10 6 monthsDanSmigrod (22919): WGAN-TV Town Hall: Matterport Service Providers Coping with COVID-19 | Coronavirus Hi All, Thank you to these WGAN Forum Members for participating in the WGAN-TV Town Hall: Matterport Service Providers Coping with COVID-19 (above): Kevin Dole @home3d Los Angeles Ross Zanzucchi @RZPhotoMan 3D RoomScapes Grayslake, IL Colin Forte @Hometakes Hometakes W. Palm Beach,...
Question of the Day>Will Open Houses Cease? Replaced by Virtual Open House? DanSmigrod 17 6 monthsGFHoge (159): Here is another recent article. Stay Well.
Script: Pitching Matterport to Real Estate Agents in lieu of Open Houses DanSmigrod 4 6 monthsDanSmigrod (22919): Open thread to view post.
Video: How Do I Create Social Media Content during Crisis #COVID19 DanSmigrod 2 6 monthsDanSmigrod (22919):
WSJ: Coronavirus is Forcing Real-Estate Agents to Adapt...Sink or Swim? DanSmigrod 9 6 monthsRobRealEstate (15): The "virtual open house" I want to hold is obviously to do our best to expose the property to as many potential buyers as possible under the current circumstances. The interaction would be awesome too.
New York Gov. Cuomo Orders All Workforce in State to Stay Home [Sun 22 Mar] DanSmigrod 1 6 monthsDanSmigrod (22919): Grab: Source: Johns Hopkins Center for Systems Science and Engineering via The Wall Street Journal (20 March 2020) Hi All, The Wall Street Journal (20 March 2020) [New York] Gov. Cuomo Orders All Workforce in State to Stay Home "New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo ordered all nonessential businesses to close and said residents should stay home as the state...
Virus causing Matterport call to action GlennTremain 3 6 monthsimmersivespaces (1166): This would be unlikely as it would conflict with their relationship with
How to connect a Ricoh Theta Z1 to Livestream to Facebook Live? DanSmigrod 1 6 monthsDanSmigrod (22919): Hi All, I noticed this question in this WGAN Forum discussion: [/b] Dan
Inman: Northwest MLS halts open houses amid coronavirus crisis DanSmigrod 1 6 monthsDanSmigrod (22919): Inman (17 March 2020) Northwest MLS halts open houses amid coronavirus crisis - The Washington-based multiple listing service has disabled the open house feature in its tech platform, meaning agents won't be able to input, search or view open houses Hi All, "Northwest MLS (NWMLS), a Washington-based multiple listing service that serves more than 30,000 real estate professionals, announced Monday that it was disabling its open house...
Inman: Coronavirus drives adoption of virtual tours (and Video) DanSmigrod 1 6 monthsDanSmigrod (22919): Inman (17 March 2020) Coronavirus drives adoption of video tours Hi All, While no one wants to be exploitive of COVID-19, reminder that you - 3D/360 Virtual Tour Service Providers - solve a real, immediate problem for real estate agents and their home seller clients (and for home buyers). You are helping people! “Instead of showing 10 houses in a day,” the agent said, “all you have to do is show them the video. Then if they...
10 Tips for Running a Matterport Service Provider Business Amidst COVID-19 DanSmigrod 7 6 monthsDanSmigrod (22919): Inman (16 March 2020) 7 things the industry should be doing amid coronavirus "4. Invest in 3D imaging and virtual reality - Even if folks aren’t going to actively tour homes, you can bet that they are looking online. 3D tours are a phenomenal differentiation, as well as a great way to attract more inquiries once things return to normal."
Question of the Day: What COVID-19 MP scanning precautions are you taking? DanSmigrod 2 6 monthsChemistrydoc (1364): @DanSmigrod Hand washing when I arrive at property, wearing booties, being aware of hard surfaces, and hand washing prior to leaving property. There's precious little else to do. KF
Question of the Day: "I wear mask, gloves and booties while Matterporting?" DanSmigrod 2 6 monthsChemistrydoc (1364): @DanSmigrod Haven't gone that far yet - I always wear disposable booties when I work. Recently, I bring a small duffel bag that has liquid soap (Mrs Meyers Cleaning Day) and paper towels. As soon as I enter the property, I ask to use the washroom and conspicuously wash hands. I think I'll keep the practice even after this crisis passes. Stay safe! Keith
COVID-19 Meets Facilities Managers and Construction Managers DanSmigrod 2 6 monthsDanSmigrod (22919):
Matterport jumps on the Coronavirus bus leonherbert 5 6 monthsDanSmigrod (22919): @leonherbert It's likely that we all agree that Matterport needs to champion creating demand: whether it is VRBO owners, real estate agents or general contractors. Obviously, as Matterport Service Providers, we would prefer that Matterport create the demand with the call-to-action to engage a Pro. On a tactical note, I am super-surprised Matterport would use that geeky, spider-web artwork to (try) to communicate an immersive, walk-around...
EyeSpy360: Corona Virus Contingency Plan and Offer DanSmigrod 2 6 monthsHome3D (2314): Very astute promotion. Our local office of one of the nation’s largest brokerages has just notified its agents to discourage the holding of broker and public open house events for the near future. This technology is what is needed as a safe alternative, which serves everyone - homeowners, agents and potential buyers.
WSJ: "Coronavirus Looms Over Crucial Spring Season for Housing Market" DanSmigrod 2 6 monthsWingman (1425): Similar situation in Australia
"Beam me up, Scotty" in the age of COVID-19 Home3D 2 7 monthsDanSmigrod (22919): @Home3D A We Get Around banner from 2014 includes the line, " Beam me in, Scotty!" Dan
coronavirus proof marketing GlennTremain 6 7 monthsDanSmigrod (22919): Glenn, Glad to hear that you out of the hospital. Best, Dan