Why You Should Use Interactive VR

January 18, 2021
Young girl using virtual reality headset while at a computer.

Within the past couple of decades, technology has been in a constant change of flux. Evolving and developing each and every day to meet the ever-growing demands of the consumer. But the most audacious and awe-inspiring development within the past few years just has to be the use of interactive virtual reality. From video games to short films, virtual reality has slowly taken over the way we use and view technology. 

But like with every new development in technology, there comes the ones who are absolutely mesmerized, and then there come the ones who are more skeptical than amazed. One of the more prominent skeptics out there is the people of the real estate world. What makes matters worse is that they are the ones who would benefit from virtual reality technology the most. 

It’s Like I’m Actually There: Achieving Full Immersion 

The whole goal of virtual reality technology is to give the consumer a completely immersive experience. Something that will leave them shocked and awed. While this technology has mainly been used to break down the border between reality and fantasy through the use of virtual reality video games and movies, VR can be used for so much more. A notable use of virtual reality technology is to give in-depth and immersive tours of different pieces of real estate. 

From real estate brokers to apartment listings, the use of virtual reality tours has become increasingly popular over the last several years, particularly within this pandemic-stricken year. This virtual tour allows prospective buyers and renters to get a first-hand look into the apartment or home they will be investing in, thus giving them an honest depiction of exactly what they are getting themselves into. 

Honesty Is The Best Policy: Showing The Truth Virtually 

Nobody likes false advertising. You see the perfect image online, and you fall completely in love just to be met with the harsh reality that the image isn’t exactly what you bought. This is even more heartbreaking when you find the perfect apartment online only to find the walls peeling and cockroaches living underneath the carpet when you first walk in. This doesn’t have to be the case with the use of virtual reality technology. 

By allowing users to have an in-depth look at apartments or homes, you’re giving them the opportunity to fully know what to expect and what they are getting themselves into. This eliminates any needless conflict or confusion for later down the road. It can also funnel out the prospective buyers who are serious from those that are not. 

And Up Here You Have…: Giving A Virtual Tour Through VR

It seems as if most business has been conducted through a contactless style. Especially within this Corna-infected year, most consumers prefer to do business with as little contact as possible. It’s a bit anti-social and concerning, but hey, you can’t hate someone for just living their life. This is why virtual reality technology can be an incredible asset when it comes to your real estate company. 

Through the use of VR, you will be able to give in-depth, virtual tours of any of the lots you are planning on selling. And the best part about it is that you only have to do it once. That’s right; you only have to give one walkthrough in order to place a virtual tour on your website. This will cut back on wasted time while also being a prominent way to save a buck or two. And who said technology doesn’t bring us together? 

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