10 Reason why to use a virtual tour

Top 10 Reasons to use an Augmented Virtual Tours

Virtual Tours are amongst one of the more important marketing tools you can use to promote your property online. The benefits of using a tour on your property, such as the ones offered by Raine & Horne Blackwood, are many and varied but some of the key reasons why our clients continue to use these tours include:

  1. More views.There have been many studies done that show the average online real estate listing which features a virtual tour receives substantially more views than listing without a tour.
  2. A virtual tour is like having an Open Inspection, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week without the extra work of having to spend the extra time preparing and cleaning the home for showing.

  3. Saving time. It’s a tool to help any potential buyer or tenant pre-qualify properties, which saves everyone time.

  4. Instant information. In today’s world of instant information, a Virtual Tour can be easily be found online and provide the instant information the potential home buyer or tenant wants to know about the property. They can have a look through the rooms and see if they have the features they are seeking and as over 90% of home buyers begin their search on the Internet, this is a great way of gaining their attention.

  5. Used in social networking. With one simple click, a virtual tour can be submitted to many of the main social networking sites such as Facebook, Instagram, etc. This is vital as many people tend to still rely on the opinions of others when making big decisions such as their next move.

  6. Effective on real estate search engines. A virtual tour is effective on real estate search engines like realestate.com.au, domain.com.au, etc. and is often featured as a special item on these sites.

  7. Easy to email. Your Raine & Horne Blackwood agent can easily email real estate virtual tour to a list of prospective buyers or tenants, helping your property get found quicker.

  8. With around 70% of potential buyers or tenants already living within 7 kilometres of your property, a virtual tour can easily be shared across your social networks, increasing the number of people who are exposed to your property, helping gain more attention can lead to better prices and conditions.

  9. Tour provider—a marketing partner. Proudly working with our tour provider will also increase your audience as they have an extensive social media network and the ability to on-market Raine & Horne Blackwood’s listings.

  10. Homebuyers simply prefer virtual tours. Surveys have shown that over 80% of homebuyer’s state that they prefer virtual tour when searching for a house. They also prefer that the tour is interactive so they can what they want to view.