Q&A with Brandt of 39Pixels

Sept. 6, 2018

Brandt grew his real estate photography business from $0 to $500K in annual income over two years. Since starting 39pixels in 2015, he has photographed over 2500 homes and captured over 750 Matterport spaces in California’s Central Valley (Lodi & Modesto area). We sat down with him to hear his story.

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Brandt Pemberton of 39Pixels

360 Placement in the New Workshop

Sept. 4, 2018

You can place 360º views in Workshop as part of a new public beta. This is the first feature of the new Workshop platform for faster, easier space editing.

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Update on Publishing to Google Street View

Aug. 30, 2018

Thanks to everyone who participated in the Matterport to Google Street View public beta. Your feedback has been very valuable in development.

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Broker Marketing Series: 3D Virtual Tours vs Open Houses

Joel Garcia June 11, 2018

Traditional open houses can be a hassle for buyers and agents. If they’re crowded, it’s hard for the agent and buyers to connect. That leads to time-consuming follow-up. If they’re poorly attended, the open house is a waste of your time and budget. Luckily, you don’t need to rely solely on traditional open houses to be successful and complete a sale. By combining virtual tours with the basic components of an open house, you can give buyers the flexibility they need with the immersive experience of visiting a home in person.

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Broker Marketing Series: 5 Tips to Market Your Brokerage to Home Sellers

Joel Garcia June 1, 2018

As a brokerage, you build your brand to attract top talent and build a rapport with home sellers. Luckily, many real estate broker marketing tactics that assist you in attracting top talent also assist in attracting home sellers that your top agents are looking for. You can attract home sellers by understanding what they need, making simple adjustments to your marketing strategies, and showcasing what makes your brokerage standout.

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Broker Marketing Series: How to recruit and retain top agents

Joel Garcia May 22, 2018

Recruiting top talent is vital to brokers working to build a successful real estate team because your team of agents is your face to prospects and clients. Even though they are the people finding opportunities and closing deals, most of those agents work independently, with or without a brokerage. If you’re seeking to recruit and retain the ‘cream of the crop’ agents, it takes smart, relevant strategies. Successful real estate broker marketing and recruitment start with building a strong agency culture. The two main components of a strong culture are your offerings and the people in your company.

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Check out the winners of Matterport’s Best True3D™ Dollhouse Contest

Joel Garcia May 1, 2018

One of the best aspects of Matterport’s signature True3D™ technology is that each time you create a 3D virtual tour, our software automatically processes your scans into a proprietary Matterport dollhouse. This completely unique 3D Dollhouse gives users an even clearer sense of space and size that’s simply unparalleled by 2D photos and videos alone. We asked the Matterport Community to share their best 3D Dollhouses - and the results were incredible. Check out the three winners today!

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The Best Way to Build Competitive Advantage in Multifamily Real Estate

Joel Garcia April 20, 2018

The competitiveness related to quality and demand that characterized the multifamily real estate subsector in 2017 has continued to be the case in 2018. The main shift that market analysts report is a slight uptick in vacancies, particularly in the luxury offerings arena, as supply has outpaced demand. New construction has slowed somewhat to provide some economic reprieve to developers. Rents have remained high, however, reflecting the continued focus on quality offerings - and that has fueled the competition to attract and retain renters. Read our blog to learn how your multifamily real estate community can get an edge on the competition.

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9 Surefire Ways to Sell More Houses Faster

Joel Garcia March 1, 2018

The number of buyers has been outpacing sellers, and that’s expected to continue to be the case in 2018. Just because it’s a seller's market, doesn’t mean it’s not a competitive landscape. With the right strategies, resources, and mindset, you have the opportunity to sell more houses and sell them faster and with fewer hurdles than ever before. We’ve compiled a list of the nine innovations and industry secrets you need to stand out in the marketplace and make 2018 your most profitable year yet.

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Architects are increasing efficiency with easy, affordable reality capture

Joel Garcia Jan. 31, 2018

With a 3D reality capture solution, architects are boosting their revenues and customer experience through faster, easier, more effective workflows. They are achieving greater design accuracies by comparing 3D scans with previous 2D documentation. And all of those resources are reducing return site visits and accomplishing better results in less time.

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Engage Home Buyers and Sellers with 3D Floor Plan Views

Joel Garcia Oct. 23, 2017

The 3D floor plan is an innovative, intuitive offering that engages home buyers and sellers, offers important details, and satisfies intellectual and emotional decision-making.

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Choosing the Best Real Estate Agent to Sell Your Home

Joel Garcia Oct. 16, 2017

Ask any successful real estate agent, and it’s likely they’ll tell you that their goal is to help clients optimize for the best sale price in the shortest amount of time. The way they do that is by putting the latest and greatest resources to work. And in today’s highly digital and geographically dispersed market, that means amazing visuals, immersive 3D virtual home tours, and a way for prospective homebuyers to experience a property – from anywhere in the world.

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Why Home Sellers – and Buyers – Love 3D Virtual Tours

Joel Garcia Oct. 2, 2017

As camera technology continues to advance - in terms of both DSLR cameras and those on your smartphone - hi-res real estate photography will continue to be a critical part of any real estate marketing campaign. But technological innovation never stops. Today, amazing real estate photos are only part of a successful equation for the buyer and seller. The future is in 3D virtual tours.

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