Should I Consider Using Matterport?

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Should I consider using Matterport?

Are you a real estate photographer? If you are looking for a quick answer. The answer is “yes” As a professional, in order to be ahead in the competition we should be always looking for a new opportunity and technology. And one of that is Matterport.

 

3D Virtual Tour is the New Video Tour


Matterport is a digitized version of a space that you can access and view anywhere if you have internet. This a great new way to view a property without going into the location. This is a property buyer’s dream; to look for a place without going outside and check the place one by one. This will definitely help real estate agents and brokers to find a new lead and to be ahead in the competition. We believe that Virtual Tour will be the next big thing in real estate and real estate photography industry.


If you are still thinking if it’s worth adding a virtual tour as a service. Here are some statistics that might help you.





According to Apartments.com:  Visitors to their website spend 3x – 6x more time engaging with property listings that offer a Virtual Tour 3D experience.  Properties with Matterport tours receive 49% more qualified leads. You can check more 

 

According to Redfin:  Homes sell an average of 10 days faster and for $50,100 more than comparable homes thanks to Matterport 3D walkthroughs, advanced presentation technology, and great customer service.

 

According to REA Group:  Buyers are 60% more likely to email an agent and 95% more likely to call an agent a properly they’ve seen on realestate.com.au that includes a Virtual Tour Showcase

Agents using Matterport are seeing real results:  90% stated that Matterport helped them build a stronger brand in the marketplace.  83% are more competitive because of Matterport. 
74% win more listings because of Matterport.



Unfortunately, these costs expensive. You can buy a Matterport 2 Pro2 camera for $3,395. The good thing is Matterport supports a variety of 3D Cameras such as Ricoh, InstaOne, and even your iPhone and iPad. You could start to add this service just by using your phone and buy better equipment once the service became profitable.

How it works? 

 

Simply download the Matterport app in the Appstore. When you open the app, there will be instructions on how to use it.  It’s a step by step detailed guide so you will not be going to have a hard time figuring it out.

 

After capturing the space or room, Matterport will upload it in their platform and after 30 minutes or an hour, you will receive the virtual tour of the room in your email. From there, you can now publish it on your website or social media accounts. You can also customize the room by placing measurements and tags. 

 

Matterport also supports 360 photos and if you’re looking for a professional that can edit 360 photos. You can check out Omorfia Manila.

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