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Here’s how this agent generated $108K on TikTok in 2021 (so far) DanSmigrod 1 2 monthsDanSmigrod (25875): Money Making Idea of the Week --- Inman (4 June 2021) Here’s how this agent generated $108K on TikTok in 2021 (so far) "Baker hired a professional videographer for her content — even though anyone can shoot TikTok videos with their cell phones — because she was looking for a specific style in her videos. She signed the contract with him and pointed him to another brand whose style she wanted to emulate," reports...
Inventory insanity: Why are there no homes for sale in America? DanSmigrod 2 4 monthsShawn_P (188): It's amazing. What little inventory there is on the market here in DFW is snatched up quickly without the benefit of any marketing. I've been dead in water for about a month and this is the height of selling season
Inman: Court orders new trial in Zillow-VHT listing photo saga DanSmigrod 1 4 monthsDanSmigrod (25875): Inman (1 April 2021) Court orders new trial in Zillow-VHT listing photo saga In a legal saga that began nearly six years ago over the fate of sold listing photos, real estate behemoth Zillow is headed back to court to resolve a copyright infringement suit filed by real estate photography company VHT Studios. VHT first filed suit against Zillow in 2015, alleging the listing giant had ripped off its intellectual property by illegally...
Inman: New iGUIDE PLANIX Camera Promises 3D home Scans in 15 Minutes DanSmigrod 6 5 monthsDanSmigrod (25875): https://e3effa51eee72fd900e3-2fb779bd12ec72d4612275342f2c9187.ssl.cf1.rackcdn.com/4b24c7782dc170d110fa798504a516d7.png https://e3effa51eee72fd900e3-2fb779bd12ec72d4612275342f2c9187.ssl.cf1.rackcdn.com/066747abf19ce656d97c3460276076ad.pngiGUIDE eBlast received Thursday, 4 March 2021
Inman: 360 tour provider Peek has big plans for the industry DanSmigrod 2 5 monthsHome3D (3135): Don't know about Peek, but I'd be terrified to stand on that razor-thin balcony!
Want to crush it on TikTok, Instagram or YouTube? 7 tips for video creation DanSmigrod 1 5 monthsDanSmigrod (25875): Inman (24 February 2021) Want to crush it on TikTok, Instagram or YouTube? 7 tips for video creation - Tools such as Instagram Reels, TikTok and YouTube Shorts are becoming invaluable to real estate agents — especially because they're free. With a few of these best practices, you can ramp up your views and grow your well-deserved audience through short-form videos --- Free 90 day trial of Inman with this WGAN Affiliate Code
Inman How the pandemic made us better, faster and more efficient DanSmigrod 1 5 monthsDanSmigrod (25875): Inman (24 February 2021) How the pandemic made us better, faster and more efficient Despite all the negatives, last year did bring about rapid change that has benefited us in more ways than one. Here are the tech advancements, business practices and cultural shifts that should stay post-pandemic --- Free 90 day trial of Inman with this WGAN Affiliate Code
Inman: Real estate photographers robbed in broad daylight in San Francisco DanSmigrod 1 6 monthsDanSmigrod (25875): Inman (8 February 2021) Real estate photographers robbed in broad daylight in San Francisco - The couple was driving from a photo shoot when someone smashed the window of their car and stole $7,000 worth of camera equipment. The driver of a Tesla caught it on video Video of Robbery (in Tweet) Have you had camera gear stolen/robbed? --- Free 90 day trial of Inman with this WGAN Affiliate Code
Pocket Listings: $5,000 Fine Begins 1 Feb 2020 DanSmigrod 10 6 monthsDanSmigrod (25875): Inman (5 February 2021) Court throws out pocket listing lawsuit against NAR and MLSs - Judge says ThePLS.com failed to plausibly allege the National Association of Realtors' Clear Cooperation Policy harms competition and consumers. To the contrary, the policy has 'some plainly pro-competitive aspects' Your thoughts on how this affects real estate photographers? Dan --- Free 90 day trial of Inman with this WGAN Affiliate Code
Inman: Zillow orders data company to stop scraping its content DanSmigrod 3 6 monthsHarlanHambright (1907): I was going to say the same thing. Where (and how) the heck does Zillow get its info?
Inman Connect: Five Megatrends of Real Estate Tech DanSmigrod 1 6 monthsDanSmigrod (25875): https://e3effa51eee72fd900e3-2fb779bd12ec72d4612275342f2c9187.ssl.cf1.rackcdn.com/b59479378c49928e3bb400c27223cb79.pngScreen Grab courtesy of Inman Connect. Inman (26 January 2021) '2021 is going to be an insane year': Mike DelPrete's 5 megatrends - Mike DelPrete's 5 megatrends of real estate tech include the ongoing growth of new business models, a battle for adjacent services and one that might surprise you Hi All, This was an...
Inman Connect (Virtual) | January 26-28, 2021 DanSmigrod 2 6 monthsDanSmigrod (25875): Hi All, Will I "see" you at Inman Connect today (26 January 2021)? Dan
Inman: Asteroom shoots to become Matterport for the mid-tier market DanSmigrod 1 7 monthsDanSmigrod (25875): [asteroom]https://www.asteroom.com/pviewer?token=Q0LXCPwIY2rpmU_EK_KnVw[/asteroom]Asteroom Tour courtesy of Asteroom Inman: Asteroom shoots to become Matterport for the mid-tier market Inman (7 January 2021) Asteroom shoots to become Matterport for the mid-tier market | Asteroom has been rolling out a series of affordable updates to address growing demand for ways listing agents can compete for online market share "Asteroom has...
Inman: Productivity Tech Tools for Use by Real Estate Agents DanSmigrod 2 7 monthsDanSmigrod (25875): Inman (22 December 2020) Dear Marketing Mastermind: What tech is must-have for 2021? (Coverage of same virtual event.) --- Free 90 day trial of Inman with this WGAN Affiliate Code
Take Zillow 3D Tour of Santa's House to See if Worth $764,389 Zestimate DanSmigrod 2 7 monthsrzphotoman (1635): Zillow 3D Tours are atrocious!
Inman: What's standing in the way of a national MLS? DanSmigrod 7 7 monthsExpertise (735): I'm not sure where you're getting this figure from? If the average TOTAL commission nationwide were $12,000 ($240k x 5%), then you're saying that Zillow is getting $4200 per transaction? Yeah, no. What Zillow does is aggregate buyer leads and sell them to the highest agent bidder. A pretty valuable service. Once upon a time, that's what brokers did.
Use Matterport for all your listings is the advice of this Realtor ... DanSmigrod 3 8 monthsDanSmigrod (25875): Congrats! That's awesome! Dan
Brad Inman on the impact of COVID-19 on Home Searching/Buying are Changing DanSmigrod 1 8 monthsDanSmigrod (25875): Hi All, During Inman Connect Now this morning (Thursday, 17 December 2020), Inman Founder Brad Inman said: And we now know it is real, as people aspire to find and live in new locations, and now they have the freedom to do so. But home search is changing as a consequence. People aren't just looking at pretty houses, they're looking for new towns, new counties, new regions, new states, and even new countries. Working from home has...
Inman: Defend your commission! 3 steps for showing sellers you’re worth it DanSmigrod 1 8 monthsDanSmigrod (25875): Inman (14 December 2020 Defend your commission! 3 steps for showing sellers you’re worth it - Here's how to differentiate and showcase your value from the get-go at the listing appointment Hi All, Why this article is written for real estate agents, the discussion also applies to real estate photographers. Here's a small excerpt: I ask sellers a simple question: “If you are going to have Lasik surgery, are you more interested...
Inman: 5 strategies for getting more clients without meeting face to face DanSmigrod 1 8 monthsDanSmigrod (25875): Inman (4 December 2020) 5 strategies for getting more clients without meeting face to face This Inman article is by WGAN Member: Brandon Doyle - @DoyleRealtor In his insightful article, Brandon goes into details about: 1. Reach out to current clients via text 2. Use website chat to attract new leads 3. Try email marketing 4. Respond to client reviews 5. Leverage video While the article is written for real estate agents, all...
Inman: 7 virtual staging services to increase your listing's appeal DanSmigrod 2 9 monthsDanSmigrod (25875): Hi All, WGAN MarketPlace includes these WGAN 3rd Party Service Providers that offer Virtual Staging. Best, Dan
Inman: Could we see a flurry of foreclosures in 2021? DanSmigrod 1 9 monthsDanSmigrod (25875): Inman (3 November 2020) Could we see a flurry of foreclosures in 2021? - Although there is more demand for housing, there is also a higher risk of losing it, and many economic signs point to a rocky road ahead. Here's why this housing boom won't last " Housing sales are at a 13-year high, and home prices are up 7.2 percent from last year. Google searches show a 50 percent year-over-year increase in home improvement searches and a 30...
Inman: From video to VR: why VR home tours are a must-have DanSmigrod 1 9 monthsDanSmigrod (25875): Inman (3 November 2020) From video to VR: why VR home tours are a must-have -- I encourage you to subscribe to Inman. Free 90 day trial of Inman with this WGAN Affiliate Code
Inman: Imaging startup Asteroom strikes up deal with BHHS Fox & Roach DanSmigrod 1 9 monthsDanSmigrod (25875): [asteroom]https://www.asteroom.com/pviewer?token=8jPYCKCCHU_HxlXZZquVCw&hideleadgen=0&autorotation=1&defaultviewdollhouse=1&showdollhousehotspot=1[/asteroom] Asteroom Virtual Tour by We Get Around Atlanta Chief Photographer Dan Smigrod | Virtual Staging by Asteroom | Shot with Labpano Pilot One 360 Camera | {See Before Virtual Staging] --- Inman: Imaging startup Asteroom strikes up deal with BHHS Fox & Roach Hi...
Inman: "Realable puts a unique spin on virtual tours" DanSmigrod 2 9 monthsGlennTremain (2292): @DanSmigrod great disrupter to get them to join them on AgentRelay and get shown a host of matterport models
Inman Connect Virtual Events: Save the Dates and Special Offer DanSmigrod 2 10 monthsDanSmigrod (25875): Hi All, Reminder: Inman Connect Now (Virtual) is Tuesday, 20 October 2020. Best, Dan
Inman Handbook on creating Online Home Tours DanSmigrod 1 10 monthsDanSmigrod (25875): Inman (12 October 2020) - Inman Handbook on creating Online Home Tours - Learn the tools, tech and tactics needed for marketing properties and showing them at a safe distance when needed "Virtual tours. 3D tours. Video walkthroughs. It seems the industry hasn’t yet landed on a single, universal term to describe conducting a showing over the internet," says Inman introducing this topic. It's a long, helpful post. I encourage...
Inman: 10 turnoffs that’ll have buyers swiping left on your listing DanSmigrod 5 10 monthsDanSmigrod (25875): @lilnitsch You're not suppose to post photos here of your home. :cool: Dan
Virtual tours level off as home showings continue unseasonable increase Harrycayman 7 10 monthsDataventurer (215): I just read through the Inman article. I think the focus is on "Showings" as defined as a tour with an agent present, either an in-person tour of a property or a "live virtual tour" conducted online. The president of ShowingTime stated in the article that virtual showings in September were 0.13 percent (9,400 out of 7 million). Yet Zillow and Trulia combined traffic in August was over 350 MILLION visits. The numbers don't...
Shooting Real Estate Video? This Might Inspire a Creative Passion Project DanSmigrod 6 10 monthsGETMYVR (843): Funny how they made the bed flutter in the first video. I got the message.
OpenFrame 360 Camera for iPhone is $199: free with $230 Annual Hosting Plan DanSmigrod 1 10 monthsDanSmigrod (25875): https://e3effa51eee72fd900e3-2fb779bd12ec72d4612275342f2c9187.ssl.cf1.rackcdn.com/934fcccf828ba4531790157b63f731dc.pngScreen Grab: OpenFrame Website Hi All, It looks like the Giroptic 360 Camera (accessory to iPhone) - as presented at the 2017 Google Street View Summit in Tokyo - has emerged from its 2018 bankruptcy - and has been reincarnated in the OpenFrame iOS bundle $230 annual bundle. Inman (25 September 2020) OpenFrame...
Inman: Zillow’s iBuyer transactions will soon be managed by its own agents DanSmigrod 5 10 monthsDanSmigrod (25875): Inman (23 September 2020) 'This comes as no shock': Realtors weigh in on Zillow hiring agents "Many believe the move now puts them in direct competition with the Seattle-based real estate tech giant, with it’s $23 billion market cap," writes Inman. “I wonder when the large national brokerages are going to accept the fact that they need to compete with Zillow online,” Andrew Fortune, the broker-owner of Great Colorado Homes, a...
Car Wrap Signage for your Matterport Biz? DanSmigrod 12 10 monthsMatterVids (16): @GETMYVR, Our parent company, ArtisticConcepts is the Official Provider of Matterport Sign Riders and we now have them available with the new branding in a 15 pack for only $150 with FREE shipping in the continental US! For a limited time, we are giving away 1 FREE MatterVids "PERFECT 3D TOUR TO HD VIDEO" conversion with each pack of signs you purchase! 😉👍🏽 We can also create custom signs that are built on your...
Shiny New Toy of the Week: TV Production Truck in Your Pocket DanSmigrod 2 11 monthstoddwaddington (517): wow, this looks really cool! I've already forwarded to a bunch of folks.
Inman: "Who’s your target audience? 5 key groups to focus on" DanSmigrod 1 11 monthsDanSmigrod (25875): Hi All, This article applies 100% to real estate photographers - even though the article is written for real estate agents. Inman (10 Sept. 2020) Who’s your target audience? 5 key groups to focus on The five groups are: 1. Past Clients 2. Pipeline 3. Colleagues 4. Vendors and ancillary partners 5. Friends and family Dan -- --- The Inman article is lengthly commentary. I encourage you to subscribe to Inman to...
Real Estate Agents Finding Sellers by Emphasizing Virtual Marketing (You!) DanSmigrod 1 1 yearDanSmigrod (25875): Hi All, COVID-19 has caused a shortage of homes for sale, according to this Inman article. For real estate agents to find more sellers, then need to emphasize their virtual marketing services. (That's you!!!!) Knowing that finding home sellers is a pain point for real estate agents during the pandemic, are you encouraging agents to emphasize their virtual marketing services? (That's you!!!) For more on this topic, please see...
Top Five Real Estate Apps by Download: Zillow, Realtor.coom, Trulia and ... DanSmigrod 3 1 yearjen_ishayoga (33): I haven't had the chance to do my research yet but I'm intrigued by Asteroom and what it potentially offers to both the photographer and the RE marketplace. I briefly dabbled with Cloudpano's lifetime membership which includes free virtual tour hosting for life. I also liked that it has an in-tour scheduler that allows the agent and the buyer to do a remote walk through together. I will probably go back to CP in the future for other types of...
Inman: "Are we witnessing the end of professional real estate photography?" DanSmigrod 5 1 yearGETMYVR (843): I make sure all my customers know that there virtual tour is ready for them to conduct a live virtual open house at any time a customer's ready to do a walkthrough. We're not just taking pictures. We are professional technology fitters.
"Zillow president: Digital real estate experience isn't a flash in the pan" DanSmigrod 2 1 yearDataventurer (215): Dan, I jumped on your offer here of a free 90-day trial of Inman! I did a quick "3D" search and found several articles with juicy quotes about the trend in the market. Thank you for providing this valuable perk for your members!
"55% of buyers would buy sight unseen with the right online content" DanSmigrod 6 1 yearjericreson (84): Open thread to view post.
Inman: Coronavirus has made real estate tech mainstream DanSmigrod 1 1 yearDanSmigrod (25875): Inman (30 July 2020) Coronavirus has made real estate tech mainstream — but more innovation is needed "Agents and real estate brands had to figure out how to quickly adapt — some more than others. Because of this, the innovation that was already happening has accelerated and become more mainstream," says Inman. "Now, amidst the pandemic, virtual and 3D tour options have become a widely accepted way for shoppers to see...
Chart: How much real estate agents make per USA State DanSmigrod 2 1 yearjericreson (84): It's always a little misleading to look at agent income averages - There's the 80/20 rule that 80% of the money is made by 20% of the agents. In reality, you will be working with agents in the top tier who can easily be making $300,000+ in any given year, in gross commissions. Some significantly more than that. On the other hand, you have a gigantic percentage of "working" agents who are lucky if they sell one home every few...
Inman: Mobile app Yaza geo-tags video content for listings DanSmigrod 2 1 yearDanSmigrod (25875): Inman (27 July 2020) Local video app Yaza adds new features as agents pile on - Starting with one real estate agent user, the location-marking video app has ballooned to 2,000 in as many months.
Inman: Zillow will allow self-tours on all company-owned homes DanSmigrod 2 1 yearlilnitsch (3097): I have seen these digital floor plans ~ I put in a request for the ability to add these for some of my builder clients. But, they are keeping these for Zillow Owned homes for the time being. https://e3effa51eee72fd900e3-2fb779bd12ec72d4612275342f2c9187.ssl.cf1.rackcdn.com/ec80edebeb1a8b17d546d98bfb4d64f8.png
Inman: Zumper apartment rental marketplace Integrates Virtual Tours DanSmigrod 1 1 yearDanSmigrod (25875): https://forum.we-get-around.com/cached/50a8c4f812ab6678d06d798dbc46a6b6.pngScreen Grab courtesy of Zumper website. Zumper apartment rental marketplace Integrates Virtual Tours Inman (28 July 2020) Zumper offers new online leasing suite for free - Smaller landlords and multifamily investors will now have a free suite for online leasing, payment collection and virtual tours [ Zumper apartment rental listing website] [ Zumper Manage...
Inman: How I sold an $18 million condo in 2 weeks with VR DanSmigrod 1 1 yearDanSmigrod (25875): Inman (27 July 2020) How I sold an $18 million condo in 2 weeks with VR - One agent’s approach to leveraging virtual reality and 3D tours to move listings "Empowered with this technology, we held an onsite party in 2017 to promote the Dancing Bear penthouse while it was still under construction. Without any mechanical or electrical systems installed, and only minimal furnishings, we set up viewing experiences in which prospects...
Inman>The quick way to make true 3D virtual tours using any camera you have DanSmigrod 1 1 yearDanSmigrod (25875): [metareal]https://tour.metareal.com/apps/player?asset=56bc6513-64df-4140-85ef-a1624f590c0b[/metareal]Metareal Stage Virtual Tour courtesy of Metareal Inman (27 July 2020) The quick way to make true 3D virtual tours using any camera you have - Metareal enters the 3D space with an eye on efficiency and cost-effectiveness "In the above session from Connect Now, Gareth Morgan discusses how Metareal allows you to easily make...
Inman: Want more good buzz? 18 tips for boosting online reviews DanSmigrod 2 1 yearGlennTremain (2292): Make your facebook get you a 2fer https://youtu.be/zTeI4NC4OPE Put facebook link on your invoices and your delivery email when you deliver your work.. Put in your email signature and whenever they praise you send them the link
Median Home Price in USA is $311,300, up 2.8% from 2019, says Redfin DanSmigrod 2 1 yearVTLV (2421): Available Inventory Down. Interest Rates Down. AirBnB Rentals Down. Need for larger space for home office Up. Baby Boomer retiring and downsizing Up. Number of Homeowners and Renters behind on Mortgage = ???? Save your Money :(|)
Inman: How to jump-start your real estate YouTube channel DanSmigrod 1 1 yearDanSmigrod (25875): Inman (19 July 2020) How to jump-start your real estate YouTube channel " YouTube is the second largest search engine (and owned by Google), so when used properly it can be a great tool to attract new clients rather than always chasing leads," reports Inman. I encourage you to subscribe to Inman to read articles like this. ---- Free 90 day trial of Inman with this WGAN Affiliate Code
Inman: Homes are selling at the fastest rate ever recorded by Zillow DanSmigrod 4 1 yearlilnitsch (3097): The last several listings I have shot have had multiple offers in hours of hitting the MLS
Inman: Remember all that fuss about VR? What happened there? DanSmigrod 4 1 yearsean (5): For the curious, the BBC's Your Home Made Perfect website, which include sample clips.
Inman: Say hello to BoxBrownie's 3D tours of virtual homes DanSmigrod 2 1 yearHarrycayman (269): Wow Thats really good quality for an unbuilt space if thats where they got it from
Inman: Wondering how to crush 360 tours? Right this way DanSmigrod 1 1 yearDanSmigrod (25875): Inman (14 July 2020) Wondering how to crush 360 tours? Right this way " What is the difference between a company such as Matterport or RealVision and BoxBrownie? Within the world of 360-degree virtual tours, there is a breakdown of hardware, software, the photography itself and the editing of the actual imagery. All three companies have software in common," reports Inman. (It's a long article. That's just a...
EyeSpy360 is the virtual tour platform you don't know you're already using DanSmigrod 8 1 yearbryanhscott (837): As a long-time real estate agent, working with buyers, sellers and investor/landlords, I agree with @jericreson. Few clients require all that control, unless they are very experienced. Most leave it to the agent to make sure they don't miss anything important. The more experienced just use/need less time to decide on next steps, before proceeding to the next one on their list. Whether in person, or using a 3D tour, I offer the driver's seat...
Inman: video-tour app, ReplayListings, hits all the marks DanSmigrod 2 1 yearAtriux (52): Replay Listings is a good app . I worked with them in the past and 1 year ago seemed the right idea in NY. And still is ! However the 360 tours taking over the market. I wish to be a way to add the 360 tours links. CEO is great and very receptive to suggestions.
6% of buyers find home they purchase via open houses/yard signs combined DanSmigrod 3 1 yearWingman (2236): It is interesting and I would never thought it could happen that way. So instead of looking for available houses online they just drive around looking for signs "For Sale". There is no point to do it in my area and I believe anywhere across Australia. If there is a sign "For Sale" that property is almost certain has been listed on realestate.com.au and domain.com.au It will be found there and that where most people will be ...
7 emerging real estate trends in the new normal (affected Matterport Pros) DanSmigrod 2 1 yeardave3d (207): I've spoken to some folks from the New York area who said there was a lot of movement out of the city going on. I imagine this might have some demographic tie as some groups (millennials?) won't give up city living when their morbidity rates aren't significant. A lot of other inner city factors at work right now too. I'd think there may be a financial impact felt unevenly across income groups with lower income folks hit hardest (fewer first...
Inman: "Real Vision is the real deal for one-stop listing marketing" DanSmigrod 13 1 yearbryanhscott (837): @DanSmigrod The following is an email reply I received about the availability of Realvision as a product: ------------------------------------------ Hi Bryan, we received your voicemail. Thanks for reaching out. Glad to hear that you like our product! We use our own "homegrown" (as you put it!) software and process to create it. We're not currently active in Denver, but if you are interested in working with us in the future as a...
Video: iPhone 12 Leak Shows LiDAR Scanning Cameras Lenses DanSmigrod 6 1 yearDanSmigrod (25875): What is a LiDAR scanner, the iPhone 12 Pro's rumored camera upgrade, anyway? https://flip.it/vocU_I
Inman: Why people are renting apartments by the hour>New 3D Tour Use Case? DanSmigrod 2 1 yearbriangreul (633): I thought motels were what people rented by the hour?
Inman Expo: Metareal (Enter Live Booth) DanSmigrod 3 1 yearDanSmigrod (25875): Reminder.
Brad Inman: Pandemic Ignites "Digital Spring" for Technology Transformation DanSmigrod 1 1 yearDanSmigrod (25875): https://forum.we-get-around.com/cached/0a84e1604b166f10ccb1e626895f1bcb.pngImage courtesy of Inman Connect Now Brad Inman: Pandemic Ignites "Digital Spring" for Technology Transformation Hi All, The pandemic has ignited a "Digital Spring" for technology transformation - "probably more in two months than two years - said Inman Founder Brad Inman at Inman Connect Now online conference today. (Tuesday, 2 June...
I (just) registered for Inman Connect Now: Live Digital Event 2-4 June 2020 DanSmigrod 4 1 yearysabelc (165): We'll be there as one of the exhibitors too Dan! See you there :D
inman news reported 39% before COVID how about after? GlennTremain 1 1 yearGlennTremain (2292): Inman reported last year that 39% of buyers that used matterport placed an offer without physically stepping into the property. With COVID that number should be over 50%. When matterport, Inman or WSJ reports this please post here. Anyone going to inman now try to ask this to a bigwig on video? Thanks
Inman: Brad Inman Daily Dispatch - Emily Chenevert extols virtual tours DanSmigrod 1 1 yearDanSmigrod (25875): https://forum.we-get-around.com/cached/a006b0358f4bf762fb9aed8c1cf45782.png "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,"...
Inman: "Home staging can be done virtually — here's how" DanSmigrod 1 1 yearDanSmigrod (25875): Inman (25 May 2020) Home staging can be done virtually — here's how --- From the WGAN List of 3rd Party Service Add Ons You Can Offer Without Leaving Home: ✅ 2D Renderings ✓ Baezeni (@mp2fp) ✓ MP2FP (@mp2fp) WGAN Forum posts: MP2FP ✅ 3D Renderings ✓ ArchimedStudio (@ArchimedStudio) ✓ Baezeni (@mp2fp) ✓ iGuide (@Alex_iGuide and @Kevin_iGuide) WGAN Forum posts: iGuide ✓ MP2FP (@mp2fp) WGAN Forum...
Inman: "Here's a simple approach to making listing videos" DanSmigrod 2 1 yearGlennTremain (2292): this should make WGAN professionals cringe. Mic quality up and down, lighting too and it feels like real estate version of pong versus the call of duty experience a WGAN member can give their clients. This must have been made pre COVID because he talks about not showing the whole house because they can see it when they visit....WT? Jus sayin
Inman: "Keller Williams updates consumer app with virtual tour options" DanSmigrod 2 1 yearShawn_P (188): Matterport definitely hasn't had the ROI I expected. I've learned a major lesson. Research, research, research...
Inman: 48% of homeowners halted selling plans due to COVID-19 in April DanSmigrod 1 1 yearDanSmigrod (25875): 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 1 yearDanSmigrod (25875): 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: Interest in 3D tours explodes on Zillow, especially for rentals DanSmigrod 5 1 yearHome3D (3135): Dan's post from Inman is where this is going. It's also the only reason virtual tours have grown so slowly over the past 5 years - the PUBLIC (meaning buyers) was not expecting or demanding them. Now the cat is out of the bag as buyers realize what they could have had all along. And it's buyers who run this business, even though listing agents would like to feel they do. Remember, the "asking price" that a seller and agent agree on...
Inman: Redfin is furloughing 41% of its real estate agents DanSmigrod 2 1 yearDanSmigrod (25875): Inman (7 May 2020) Redfin brings back 14% of furloughed employees
Inman: Airbnb to layoff almost 1,900 people amid coronavirus struggles DanSmigrod 2 1 yearGETMYVR (843): 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.
3 ways COVID-19 may benefit homebuyers in 2020 (Spoiler Alert: 3D Tours) DanSmigrod 1 1 yearDanSmigrod (25875): Inman (27 April 2020) 3 ways COVID-19 may benefit homebuyers in 2020 " 3. The listing and closing processes are being refined Sometimes it takes an emergency event to trigger change. I’ve been shooting 3D tours and videos for my listings for years now. At the same time, only a handful of agents in our community have been doing the same thing. Most still rely on basic photos," reports Inman. "Thanks to this quarantine,...
Inman: Redfin launches self-guided tours for vacant properties DanSmigrod 4 1 yearGETMYVR (843): 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...
Inman: Compass cuts salaries 10 percent to 50 percent and admin staff hours DanSmigrod 1 1 yearDanSmigrod (25875): 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...
Inman: Real estate to be permanently more virtual following pandemic DanSmigrod 1 1 yearDanSmigrod (25875): Inman (16 April 2020) Real estate to be permanently more virtual following pandemic
Inman: bid for the property entirely from virtual tours DanSmigrod 2 1 yearBrokerBruce (254): 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.
Inman: How to create a Matterport virtual video sizzle reel in 5 steps DanSmigrod 2 1 yearDanSmigrod (25875): Hi All, By the way, while the author suggests how to export the video of the Matterport 3D using various screen recording solutions, among the easiest and fastest way is to use a 3rd Party Service Provider such as MatterVid. Please see " Video from Matterport 3D Tours" category here ... ✓ WGAN List of 3rd Party Service Add Ons You Can Offer Without Leaving Home Dan
Inman: Keller Williams on taking virtual open houses from 'novelty to norm' DanSmigrod 1 1 yearDanSmigrod (25875): 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...
Inman: New York state clarifies: Home showings should only be virtual DanSmigrod 1 1 yearDanSmigrod (25875): 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...
Inman: Compass is launching virtual agent services to keep agents in biz DanSmigrod 2 1 yearHome3D (3135): 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...
Inman: Is real estate 'essential'? That's open to debate DanSmigrod 3 1 yearphotosintheround (43): Clearly a gray area when it comes to Matterport, photography, etc. Here in Colorado, Real Estate "transactions" are considered essential. The order specifically mentions some essential services under the LEGAL banner. I am assuming that mean closing agents, title companies, etc. You could argue that photography, etc. is a service provided to an essential business. It's certainly not clear....and I doubt you would get fined or...
Inman>Ways to digitize every stage of your sales funnel during the pandemic DanSmigrod 1 1 yearDanSmigrod (25875): Hi All, Inman (30 March 2020) Ways to digitize every stage of your sales funnel during the pandemic - The coronavirus pandemic is forcing agents to do much more of their previously face-to-face business over a computer. Here are a few novel ways to make it work "If you’re reading this, you surely already know about Matterport, which produces interactive views of homes. The company has also been around for years, but told Inman that...
Inman: Virus prompts nearly 25% of all sellers to adjust how home is viewed DanSmigrod 1 1 yearDanSmigrod (25875): Hi All, INMAN (12 March 2020) Virus prompts nearly a quarter of all sellers to adjust how home is viewed - A survey released Thursday by the National Association of Realtors indicates sellers are cancelling open houses and requiring interested buyers to wash their hands and remove shoes ----- Keep in mind that this survey was release Thursday, 12 March 2020. Imagine what this percent is likely to be today (Friday 20 March...
INMAN: Bright MLS debuts coronavirus response program DanSmigrod 1 1 yearDanSmigrod (25875): Hi All, Inman (20 March 2020) Bright MLS debuts coronavirus response program "The new program, however, reverses that policy for the time being — meaning that consumers could potentially see much more detailed imagery without first contacting the listing agent. The logic behind the switch is similar to that cited by agents everywhere who are switching to virtual tour options: Social isolation has become the rule during the...
Inman: "Need a virtual tour solution now? Here are our top picks" DanSmigrod 4 1 yearEricTsai (171): Thanks for sharing Dan! We are honored to be featured on Inman again as we continue to ramp up our operation here in the US.
Inman: Redfin cancels open houses due to coronavirus concerns DanSmigrod 1 1 yearDanSmigrod (25875): https://youtu.be/kLXn4TYgzFkVideo: Redfin 3D Walkthrough [Matterport] | Video courtesy of Redfin YouTube Channel (10 February 2015) Inman: Redfin cancels open houses due to coronavirus concerns Hi All, Inman (17 March 2020) Redfin cancels open houses due to coronavirus concerns - CEO Glenn Kelman: 'The whole industry has been talking about going virtual for a decade' '“The whole industry has been talking about going virtual for a...
Inman: Agents: It's time to stop holding open houses DanSmigrod 1 1 yearDanSmigrod (25875): Inman: Agents: It's time to stop holding open houses Hi All, Inman (18 March 2020) Agents: It's time to stop holding open houses - In response to the recent coronavirus outbreak, brokerages have to do what they can to exercise safety. So, here's why our firm suspended open houses — and why yours should, too "As always, technology is available to partially solve the matter. We should, as tech-savvy professionals, educate our...
Inman: Northwest MLS halts open houses amid coronavirus crisis DanSmigrod 1 1 yearDanSmigrod (25875): 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 1 yearDanSmigrod (25875): 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...
INMAN: Is remote real estate investing the next big thing? DanSmigrod 1 1 yearDanSmigrod (25875): Inman (16 March 2020) Is remote real estate investing the next big thing? Hi All, "It’s not only the average office worker who’s working from home, though — over the past few years, remote buyers of real estate owned (REO) properties have gradually increased, and more remote-focused investment companies and increased technology are empowering individual investors to buy out-of-state," says the Inman article. I could...
Are Redfin on-demand video home tours for homebuyers" different than MP 3D? DanSmigrod 2 1 yearizoneguy (468): Because using Matterport instead of a Realtor walking around with her phone would take planning and incur a cost. Just marketing hype to capitalize on a "crisis". Plus most Redfin agents don't really make enough to market a home properly. https://www.glassdoor.com/Salary/Redfin-Agent-Salaries-E150726_D_KO7,12.htm
Inman-AerialSphere launches 360-degree 3D lDX search DanSmigrod 1 2 yearsDanSmigrod (25875): Video courtesy of AerialSphere Vimeo Channel Video courtesy of AerialSphere Vimeo Channel Screen Grab courtesy of AerialSphere https://forum.we-get-around.com/cached/593206ef4541e0b545a49511e3c6c4f4.png Hi All, Inman (16 December 2019) Tech startup AerialSphere launches 360-degree 3D lDX search “It works exactly how a Google Map works,” Vegh told Inman. “It’s just that our map is a 360, immersive map. Their viewers...
Inman: 39% of homesellers 'somewhat likely' to work with an iBuyer DanSmigrod 1 2 yearsDanSmigrod (25875): Inman (27 November 2019) 39% of homesellers 'somewhat likely' to work with an iBuyer Inman Reports: "An estimated 39 percent of Houston-area homeowners are at least somewhat likely to work with an iBuyer in the future, according to a new study released this week by the Houston Association of Realtors." Source: Inman 1. What does this mean for real estate agents? 2. What does this mean for Matterport Service...
Inman: 15 photographic crimes agents should never commit DanSmigrod 3 2 yearsDanSmigrod (25875): @htimsabbub23 Ha! I did not even include the WGAN Affiliate Link for Inman that will save you $20 on your Inman subscription. :cool: Dan
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Will National Association of Realtors (NAR) Ban Pocket Listings? DanSmigrod 5 2 yearsbryanhscott (837): @Home3D You nailed it! Your characterization is the longer story behind these offending listings and is exactly why pertinent R.E. commission rules exist in most states. Pocket listings and double-dealing agents are a direct violation of the primary duty of any agent, which is "fiduciary," and therefore can't serve the best interests of the seller, or the public at large. The fact that either exist anywhere in the U.S. is not a...
Sotheby's + Wayfair.com Amp Up Virtual Staging of Listings DanSmigrod 1 2 yearsDanSmigrod (25875): Hi All, Inman (27 September 2019) Sotheby’s adds new exclusive, luxury decor to virtual staging app "Sotheby’s International Realty announced on Friday an update to Curate, the brokerage’s roOomy-powered augmented reality staging app. With the update, Sotheby’s agents can virtually stage listings with exclusive furniture and decor from Perigold, Wayfair.com’s luxury brand." "With the partnership, Perigold has...
Inman: "Thinking of hiring a videographer? Ask these 6 questions first" DanSmigrod 1 2 yearsDanSmigrod (25875): Hi All, Here's what real estate agents are reading in the tech-trade, Inman: Inman (5 September 2019) Thinking of hiring a videographer? Ask these 6 questions first Here are the six questions discussed in the article: 1. How long have you been filming real estate listing videos, and how many do you do a year? 2. How would you describe your personal style? 3. How does your pricing work? 4. What information do you need from...
Matterport to Keynote Inman next week + 4 break out sessions Jwbuckl 6 2 yearsDanSmigrod (25875): https://forum.we-get-around.com/cached/13a23219ad75485f7dcbee26c68e6fa9.pngScreen Grab courtesy of Inman. Hi All, Reminder that you can watch - free - Matterport CEO RJ Pittman on the Inman livestream 11:35 am PDT (2:35 EDT GMT -5) today (Thursday, 25 July 2019). Use my Inman referral link to subscribe to Inman at $19.99 monthly (1st month free) and cancel at anytime. Dan
Inman: Matterport Rolls Back Changes DanSmigrod 5 3 yearsDanSmigrod (25875): @PWIMAGING @immersivespaces Would love for you to be on WGAN-TV Live at 5 tonight asking/discussing this question, whom does Matterport consider the Customer? The home buyer? The agent? The photographer that created the content that has a paid Matterport Cloud account? Dan --- WGAN-TV: About the upcoming Matterport Ecosystem Town Hall Hi All, Anyone can join the WGAN-TV Mattreport Ecosystem Town Hall on WGAN-TV Live at 5 (5 pm EST | GMT...