Not all Virtual Tours are Created Equal!


First and foremost- clicking on any type of Virtual Tour link that basically launches a slideshow of 2D photos set to music does not represent a virtual tour in any way shape or form! No matter how good the photos are.  Additionally, neither is a stand alone navigable 3D model and walk-thru video tour. Although, they are much closer than the slideshow of photos which are typically available anyway with any online listing, be it on Zillow or your local MLS.

A proper virtual tour is interactive, allowing the prospective buyer to view the home at their own pace and according to what draws in their particular interests. Additionally, it incorporates the most up to date technology and best practices that not only creates a visually impressive tour, but make it a more pivotal part of the home buying process.

What Makes a Great Virtual Tour?

Here are a number of criteria that should be considered as part of any proper and effective virtual tour:

  • A Single Property Website (that provides options to explore any room, space, media, or information at any time at viewers discretion)
  • Mobile, Tablet, and Desktop Responsive
  • Easy to access, self intuitive, and loads fast
  • High Quality HDR Photos
    • Interior | Exterior | Aerial | Twilight | Expansive & Closeup Views
  • 3D/360° Matterport Tour (detailed tour)
  • Fly-around Walk-thru 4K Video Tour (cinematic tour)
  • 2D Floor Plan with w/HotSpots (photo popups) and Room Dimensions
  • Property Description
  • Google Map
  • Neighborhood Schools
  • HOA Info
  • Open House Calendar
  • Contact Info
  • Analytic Tracking

Here at the Russ Pence Team at RE/MAX Alliance DTC we understand the importance of creating a great experience for prospective buyers when previewing our clients listings online.  Therefore, we provide our Beyond eXpectation Virtual Tour with each and every listing.  If you are ready to list your home or would like some help with your online presence, just call, text, or email Russ Pence anytime.

Sample Tours: Tour #1 | Tour #2 | Tour #3



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