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360º Platform for shooting, hosting, viewing and sharing tours

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Hi All,

WGAN-TV interviewed Ogulo President USA Raul Guevara at Inman Connect New York 2019. (Video above)

Your thoughts about the Ogulo platform for shooting and hosting 360º Virtual Tours?

Best,

Dan

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"Virtual Tours are terrific," says Ryan.

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Hi All,

At Inman Connect NY 2019, I spoke with NRT (Coldwell Banker®) President/CEO Ryan Gorman on Virtual Tours. 

"Virtual Tours are terrific," says Ryan. Virtual Tours enable the get there before you go experience so that potential buyers do not need to spend as much time in the home since they have already experienced the home virtually. Agents can use Virtual Tours to differentiate themselves to get more business.

"Agents being able to demonstrate their value quite clearly to their consumer base helps them differentiate themselves and to ultimately generate more value and generate more customers. So, this could be - the 3D as well as individual technologies - could be one of those things that agents use ... to grow their business," says Ryan.

You may want to share this brief WGAN-TV interview with your potential Coldwell Banker clients (and ask for the order).

The more that Coldwell Banker uses Matterport, the more likely that their competitors will (have) to.

What has been your experience with Coldwell Banker + Matterport?

Best,

Dan

About Ryan Gorman

"Ryan Gorman was named President and Chief Executive Officer of NRT in 2018. In this capacity, he is responsible for the day-to-day operations of NRT’s company-owned brokerage operations doing business under the Coldwell Banker® brand."

"Gorman most recently served as Chief Strategy and Operating Officer of NRT and as its Senior Vice President, Strategic Operations where he brought a heightened focus on service delivery, defined a comprehensive integrated growth strategy and leveraged the resources of NRT and Realogy to drive a superior experience for affiliated agents, employees and customers."

Source: NRT (A Realogy Company)

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"Matterport is a great technology. A lot of our agents do use," says Adam.

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Hi All,

At Inman Connect NY 2019, I spoke with RE/MAX CEO Adam Contos. Adam told me he recommends RE/MAX agents and brokers use Matterport 3D Tours.

"Matterport is a great technology. A lot of our agents do use," says Adam in this WGAN-TV interview at ICNY19. "Do I recommend it? Yes I do. Using 3D Virtual Tours is a great way to engage with the ... customer; a great way to set you apart from those that are not." 

You may want to share this brief WGAN-TV interview with your potential RE/MAX client (and ask for the order).

The more that RE/MAX uses Matterport, the more likely that their competitors will (have) to.

What has been your experience with RE/MAX + Matterport?

Best,

Dan

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"We're had a great experience with [Matterport] so far," says Eric.

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Hi All,

At Inman Connect NY 2019, I spoke with Purplebricks Group PLC US CEO Eric Eckardt about Purplebricks use of Matterport 3D Tours.

"We're had a great experience with [Matterport] so far," says Eric.

If Purplebricks is in your market, you may want to share this brief WGAN-TV interview with your potential Purplebricks client (and ask for the order).

The more that Purplebricks uses Matterport, the more likely that their competitors will (have) to.

What has been your experience with Purplebricks + Matterport?

Best,

Dan

P.S. From Eric Eckardt's LinkedIn Profile ...

"Purplebricks (LSE: PURP), with offices in five major real estate markets including the United KingdomGermanyAustraliaCanada and the United States, is the leading next generation real estate brokerage, combining highly experienced and professional Local Real Estate Experts with an innovative and intuitive technology platform to make the entire process of selling and buying homes much more convenient, transparent and cost effective," says Eric Eckardt's LinkedIn Profile.

Source: Purple Bricks

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Help Property Managers and Developers get more money sooner (pre-leasing)

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Hi All,

One of the ways that Matterport may make its competition irrelevant is offer 3rd party integrations on Steroids.

Soon, Matterport will launch 3D Virtual Staging powered by RoOomy (presently in private beta).

Imagine that you shoot Matterport of just built multi-family apartment community without furniture in the various apartment types. Now imagine that these same Matterport 3D Tours are virtually staged: not one photo virtual staged, not one 360º virtual staged, but the Matterport 3D Tour virtual staged.

When you look at a Matterport 3D Tour with this virtually staged experience by RoOomy, it feels like magic. It's that amazing.

In my WGAN-TV interview with RoOomy Head of Business Development Taylor Wilding (above) at Inman Connect New York 2019, Taylor talks about the Matterport strategic alliance with Matterport - first announced 18 December 2017 – and how Matterport Service Providers can make money with RoOomy.com.

For Matterport Service Providers, at least three ways to make money with Matterport 3D Tours virtually staged by RoOomy:

✓ Matterport 3D Tour scanning
✓ Add RoOomy Virtual Staging (make the spread between what you charge and the amount that you pay RoOomy
✓ RoOomy will offer a Reseller Program for Matterport Service Providers.

Best prospects, according to RoOomy are:

✓ multi-family (just built: various apartment or home types)
✓ single family home communities (just built: various home styles)
✓ developers
✓ property management companies

How to Make Money

✓ Showcase every floor plan with virtual staging
✓ Property Managers can show properties where tenants have not yet moved out
✓ Help Property Managers and Developers get more money sooner (pre-leasing)
✓ Evergreen spaces work best (renters do not remodel spaces)

"The collaboration between roOomy and Matterport is due to a growing demand by customers for virtual staging of 3D spaces across industries, in particular within multifamily. Property managers, for example, will be able to use virtual staging instead of physically staging model apartments, allowing renters to easily decide on flooring and furniture upgrades and customizations for multifamily units. Interior designers can more easily work with customers to design living spaces," according to the 18 December 2017 Matterport-RoOomy media release.

Your thoughts?

Best,

Dan

P.S. I will reach out to RoOomy to see if we can get some examples to share in this discussion ... I had a chance to view examples at ICNY19 and they are amazing.

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RICOH Tours is a DIY 360º virtual tour solution - using the Ricoh Theta V and

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Hi All,

RICOH Tours Sales & Marketing Lead Martin Shock Introduction (and Demo) to RICOH Tours (WGAN-TV show above) at Inman Connect NY 2019 | ICNY19 

RICOH Tours is a DIY 360º virtual tour solution - using the Ricoh Theta V and custom Ricoh stand (TM-1 Stand) - for real estate agents and brokers. RICOH is not pursuing Service Providers.

(There are many real estate agents that are Members of the WGAN Forum Community. This WGAN-TV interview with Martin is for them.)

Your thoughts about the RICOH Tours platform for real estate agent DYI platform for shooting and hosting 360º Virtual Tours?

If you get this solution, please post a review to the WGAN Forum about your experience and include an example RICOH Tour.

Best,

Dan

P.S. I will reach out to RICOH Tours to request some tour examples ... you can see one on the RICOH Tours website.

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"Matterport, I believe, is a pretty interesting product," said Mike.

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Hi All,

At Inman Connect NY 2019, I spoke with CENTURY 21® President/CEO Michael "Mike" Miedler on using Matterport 3D Tours.

"Matterport, I believe, is a pretty interesting product," said Mike. "I would suggest that any CENTURY 21® Agent - or any Agent in general - who can bring an extraordinary experience to the consumer, use a product that includes video and 3D imagining. Anything that's going bring better customer is something that I would bite off on and try to weave into my business in order to obtain more business and continue to provide an extraordinary experience for the consumer."

You may want to share this brief WGAN-TV interview with your CENTURY 21® potential real estate agent clients (and ask for the order).

Will this video be helpful to you in business development with CENTURY 21® agents and brokers?

Best,

Dan

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Borrow a Nodalview Kit from the WGAN 360º Camera Loaner Program (for WGAN Basic, Standard and Premium Members)

Hi All,

WGAN-TV interviewed Yan Bohyn, Regional Director of Sales Nodalview USA (Orlando) and Thomas Lepelaars, co-Founder, Nodalview (Brussels, Belgium) at Inman Connect New York 2019. (Video above)

Your thoughts about the Nodalview platform for shooting and hosting 360º Virtual Tours?

Best,

Dan

P.S. I shot this Nodalview Virtual Tour in February 2019 while my wife and I were staying at a beach front condo in St. Simons Island, Georgia .... www.seaclusion.info

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"We were one of the first brokerages to [include Matterport] on everyone of our listings."

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Hi All,

Clarksville, Maryland-based Northrop Realty "uses Matterport 3D Tours for every single one of our listings. On average, we list 25-40 homes per week," said Northrop Realty Chief Business Development Officer Jan Schaefer in this WGAN-TV interview (above) at Inman Connect New York 2019 (ICNY19).

"It's a fantastic perk for our sellers," said Jan. Matterport helps Northrop Realty get more listing presentations and win more listings. "Absolutely Yes!" added Jan. "We were one of the first brokerages to [include Matterport 3D Tours] on everyone of our listings."

Chantilly, VA-based Matterport Service Provider HomeVisit shoots Matterport for Northrop Realty.

Will this video shout-out for Matterport 3D Tour help you with new Matterport 3D Tours business development?

Best,

Dan

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"3D imaging is the way of the future," says Sherry. "It's going to be an important tech..."

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Hi All,

At Inman Connect NY 2019, I spoke with Better Homes & Gardens Real Estate CEO and President Sherry Chris about 3D/360º Tours.

"3D imaging is the way of the future," says Sherry. "It's going to be an important technology component for everything that we do in our industry. Many of our agents use 360 ... and it helps make a great first impression when showcasing a home."

Do 3D/360º Tours help an agent get more listings by differentiating their marketing plan? "Absolute," says Sherry.

You may want to share this brief WGAN-TV interview with your Better Homes & Gardens Real Estate potential real estate agent clients (and ask for the order).

Will this video be helpful to you in business development with BH&G agents and brokers?

Best,

Dan

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