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3D tours for 15 Vacation Villas on an Island4290

WGAN Forum
Founder
Atlanta
DanSmigrod private msg quote post Address this user
Hi All,

A new Member of the Forum asks if he should buy a Matterport Camera to scan 15 vacation Villas on an Island (and for listings).

Will it help the marketing of the vacation villas? real-life examples/experience?

Should I write back that I will do some of the villas on half cash / half trade and train the agent how to scan: especially the view? 😎

Dan

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New Member writes...

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Hi Dan,

My name is [redacted]. I am a Realtor with [brokerage] in [redacted] islands. Besides selling and listing real estate I also manage 15 vacation villas on island. I have been keeping an eye on MP for well over a year now. I would love to hear from any other forum members who use MP for vacation rentals. I think the value is there, especially with the recent price reduction.

Thanks for you work on the forum, it is obviously a labor of love for you!

Warm regards,

[redacted]
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Queen_City_3D private msg quote post Address this user
I'll go one better.

Assuming it's a nice tropical destination, if he provides all travel and accommodation for 2 for 2 weeks, we'd consider doing it at no cost Especially if it's all-inclusive with food and drinks...

I really need a vacation...
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MP/Embed
Founder
Southlake, TX
Metroplex360 private msg quote post Address this user
@Queen_City_3D Totally feel you there... I have a similar deal in the works Not 15 villas though 5 in Branson. I'm consulting and helping them decide if they want to invest in the camera or have me out (and a caravan of children and my wife)
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3dshowcaseuk private msg quote post Address this user
I would consider a similar deal to Queen City if I happen to be closer to his islands.
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VacationVision private msg quote post Address this user
The tours will definitely help market the villas. Vacasa has been using them with great results: https://matterport.com/case-study/vacasa-case-study/ - "Properties featuring Matterport 3D tours yielded 15% increase in online engagement and 14% higher occupancy; supporting 50% inventory growth since adoption".
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Marcel private msg quote post Address this user
The 5 star resort I did work for were so happy with the product they gave me a 1-night accommodation for 4 (2 rooms), breakfast and dinner at their top restaurant. It was amazing, the family loved it.
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nat_vanveen private msg quote post Address this user
@VacationVision Congrats and thanks for sharing the case study. @Marcel Nice!!

@DanSmigrod you neeeeed an assistant for that kind of gig, hint hint!! Is that island anywhere near Oz?
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WGAN Forum
Founder
Atlanta
DanSmigrod private msg quote post Address this user
Hi All,

Which 3rd party solutions would you include in your quote to win this vacation villas business?

I would use at least these three.

✓ use a CartoBlue interactive map to help the agent visually show all their vacation villa rentals:
✓ include the Vacation.Vision listing platform
WP3D Models to create single property websites for each rental







Dan

@nat_vanveen
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MP/Embed
Founder
Southlake, TX
Metroplex360 private msg quote post Address this user
@DanSmigrod How about creating a page where resorts can request Matterport Tours in exchange for a vacation? 👍
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WGAN Forum
Founder
Atlanta
DanSmigrod private msg quote post Address this user
@Metroplex360

I can't just keep these opportunities for me?

Dan
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