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Do you use a laser measurer? Which/Why?5131

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

If you use a laser measurer, which one and why do you use it?

Thanks,

Dan
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realtymedia private msg quote post Address this user
Yes of course!

Floorplans have never been easier.

Leica Disto D2 is probably the best if not a bit pricey.
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JAX1979 private msg quote post Address this user
I use a Leica Disto D210 - Easy and reliable.
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VTLV private msg quote post Address this user
I just bought a Bosch GLM 50c this weekend at a pawn shop for $60. The floor plan offering for Matterport in my advertising has confused some agents.

I tested out the Free App from Bosch this weekend and found the floor plan make a bit detailed on measuring each wall.

Is anyone using a laser measure tool and floor plan program?

I believe a tool like this can help our confidence as we advertise a little more about floor plans with Matterport. Also have this offering as another up sell with our still photography shoots and quell any confusion saying we offer floor plans.
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WGAN Forum Founder DanSmigrod private msg quote post Address this user
@realtymedia
@JAX1979

Since you can get 2D floor plans created from the Matterport Spaces 3D Tour, why are you using a laser measurer? Can you share an example of the end result?

@VTLV

Can you share an example of what you get using Bosch App + Bosch GLM 50c and why you like the output better than what you were previously doing? (Examples?)

Thanks,

Dan
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VTLV private msg quote post Address this user
I'll have to get back to you on that one Dan, there's pictures I took, kids are in some, house was a mess. I don't want to share that online.

I'll run another test in a cleaned up environment and share that some time in the future.
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JAX1979 private msg quote post Address this user
Hi Dan

I use an external floor plan creator as it is cheaper and easier. I think from memory in UK it is £16 per floor plan with Matterport.

I use a programme called ZPlan which allows me to create 2d/3d floorplans (their version of 3D) FOR £15 pm and do as many as i like.

It takes me less than 10 minutes to measure a property (been doing it for so many years).

In the UK margins are tight so a little extra effort to save a decent chunk of money is worth it.

All UK agents measure their own properties.
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WGAN Forum Founder DanSmigrod private msg quote post Address this user
@JAX1979

Thank you. Got a link for ZPlan? When I look it up, I get a Pop Band website

Dan
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JAX1979 private msg quote post Address this user
www.zplan.co.uk

Might have to check out the pop band
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JAX1979 private msg quote post Address this user
FYI - Largest floor plan supplier in UK is metropix

Zplan is probably better (and cheaper) once you get the hang of it.
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