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How to Create a Virtual Walkthrough of Your Rental

Winter Garden Renters Looking at Online Apartment ToursThe virtual walkthrough is one of the most important tools that should be in your landlord’s arsenal. A virtual walkthrough, or virtual tour, is a 3D video tour of your property, designed to be viewed online.This gives the viewers the opportunity to see the rooms from different angles. In comparison, this is more interactive than a basic video.Virtual walkthroughs of your property make it easy for you to lease to clients at a distance. At the same time, you also get to reduce the number of casual visitors that tend to come whenever you advertise for new tenants.

If you want an awesome virtual walkthrough of your Winter Garden rental property, you must have a good quality virtual tour software program and do some property preparation, as well. By following a few simple steps, you can create a virtual walkthrough of your Winter Garden rental that will make finding a new tenant easier and more efficient.

Stage Your Property

Even when the process of filming a virtual walkthrough isn’t that hard, there is still some advance planning involved. First, you have to clean and stage your property in the same way you would for having professional photos taken. Any repairs, painting, or landscaping clean-up must be finished before doing the virtual walkthrough. Stage any personal items, furniture, or décor in the home as well. All visible clutter must be kept off-site until filming is over. Just like a showing, you want your property to look its best!

Plan Your Tour

Next, you have to plan out how to film the virtual walkthrough of your Winter Garden rental property.Filming the walkthrough is not only walking through the rooms.Angles, lighting, and viewing points will need to be planned out for each area.It would be helpful to use a diagram of your rental’s floor plan in this process.A simple tip is to mark the floor with tape so you know where to stand for the best views of a room.It is important that you do a test filming with your camera or smartphone at various heights since the angle would affect the lighting.

Choose Virtual Tour Software

A virtual walkthrough of your rental home is easier to create with a good quality virtual tour app or software program. There are many different kinds of virtual tour software programs available, some of which offer free trials or discounted pricing.If you plan to make virtual walkthroughs for multiple properties, you might want to invest in a better quality or a more user-friendly appBut many software programs you will find in this category will create an interactive, 3D film of your Winter Garden property that you can then share with prospective tenants.

Shoot and Share!

Before shooting your virtual walkthrough, make sure the home is prepared: all unnecessary items out of sight, lights are turned on, and all the doors and blinds are open. Make sure there are no distractions present in the home. Then, following your plan, film your property.Make sure the app you have allows you to reshoot areas that turn out blurry, however, do your best to keep the camera steady as you go through each room.You will then have a virtual walkthrough that is ready to share with your prospective tenants in very little time.

Creating a virtual walkthrough of your Winter Garden rental properties needs time, skill, and the right technology. If you feel you are not up to that, you can always have someone do it for you. One of the great things about hiring Real Property Management South Orlando is that we create virtual walkthroughs for you! Contact us today to find out more.

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