FloorPlanOnline’s HomeDiary.com service selected by NAR’s REach Program!

FloorPlanOnline’s HomeDiary.com service selected by NAR’s REach Program!

We are very excited and honored to be part of a group of companies selected to REach® Real Estate accelerator’s class of 2016 by the National Association of REALTORS® (“NAR”), the largest trade association in North America. The REach® program is run by Second Century Ventures (“SCV”), the technology fund and strategic arm of NAR. The goal of the program is to help companies refine their product, strategy and process and to accelerate the exposure across the more than 1 million REALTORS® in the United States.

reach logoAfter a detailed selection process that included more than 200 company applications, HomeDiary, powered by FloorPlanOnline, was one of 8 companies chosen for bringing it’s 2D & 3D floor plan virtualization platform and digital recordkeeping tools to any home. You can read NAR’s press release here. Through the FloorPlanOnline platform, REALTORS® have been able to differentiate their listings and themselves by focusing on the top 2 things buyers want to see – big HD photos and interactive floor plans. Through a sponsored HomeDiary, REALTORS® will now be able to stay in touch with their clients in a relevant way for years to come as the homeowner manages their home.

“HomeDiary is bringing HGTV-like 3D tools to any homeowner, making it simpler to create a 2D and 3D floor plan for a room or a whole house,” said Alex Lange, operating partner of SCV. “We are excited to introduce HomeDiary to more than a million NAR members while providing the company with access to experts and influencers in the real estate industry to help accelerate their already-amazing toolsets.”

“Over the course of the next few months HomeDiary will be refining the go to market strategy and product options for the Closing Gift, a new product that will bring 3D floor plans to any newly purchased home,” said Kris Cone, CEO of FloorPlanOnline & HomeDiary. “Our focus is to make it easy and cost effective to get a 3D floor plan for any home, starting at free! We will also be leveraging our FloorPlanOnline infrastructure to be able to visit virtually any home throughout the US to create a floor plan, complete with our drag and drop RoomPlanner tool, as well as other tools to enable homeowners to document and manage their home.”

Homeowners can get started for free at HomeDiary.com. Options for REALTORS® will be coming soon, so stay tuned!

 

FloorPlanOnline Inks deal with Florida Association of Realtors

FloorPlanOnline Inks deal with Florida Association of Realtors

PrintWe wanted to share some exciting news with you about our recent deal with the Florida Association of Realtors and its 115,000 members.  You can read the release here on Yahoo Finance.

The deal provides a general discount to members who subscribe to the FloorPlanOnline Subscription program.  In addition, all subscribers get to use the new cool 2D and 3D floor plan tool with roomplanner for FREE!  Now, any listing can have a 2D and 3D floor plan, and it will not cost an arm, or leg, to get it!  For agents that have an appraisal sketch, marketing brochure or other draft floor plan sketch, they can upload the image as a background photo and use the system to scale and trace over the image to get an accurate, to scale floor plan in minutes (see our video tutorials for more).  Plus, you can use our system to trace over a Matterport scan to do the same (we have a specific video on how to do that our our video tutorials page)

The benefit or redrawing any source floor plan is we create a clean 2D floor plan for viewing and print marketing, a 3D Floor Plan model that has top and first person views, and it includes the RoomPlanner tool that allows the buyer to ultimately save the floor plan and use it as a tool for when they move in!

We also offer full service in the South Florida area with HDR photography standard.  See an example Full Service tour for the Florida market here.

Florida Tour Example

3D Drawing Trainging

3D Drawing Trainging

If you missed the training session for drawing 2D and 3d floorplans, you can view this video that goes over many of the things discussed.  Its a lot of info to absorb but hopefully it helps you draw faster and more efficiently!

The FloorPlan created during the training is below

What’s in a Zestimate?

What’s in a Zestimate?

Here is an interesting post on Zillow and their accuracy of the Zestimate

http://www.csmonitor.com/Business/Saving-Money/2015/1114/Are-Zillow-s-home-price-estimates-accurate

I wonder if Spencer’s home had a FloorPlanOnline tour (vs the Matterport tour) how fast it would have sold….sounds like this house has been on the market for some time, which is a bit unusual in Seattle!

New! 3D FloorPlans!

New! 3D FloorPlans!

3D FloorPlans

View all of our help videos, including a detailed drawing tutorial

View Help Videos

Introducing our brand new, exclusive 3D FloorPlan tool.

Now, every FloorPlan Tour has a 3D floor plan!

  • 3D Top View

  • 3D First Person

  • 2D Layout

The new 3D FloorPlan view provides prospective buyers with a unique, adjustable view of the property.  Users can select from the top “doll house” that gives a top down perspective, or go inside with the First Person view.  Just point and click or use the arrow keys on your keyboard to move around the property.

Every new tour includes a 3D FloorPlan view.  The basic version is included at no additional cost as well!  We do offer an Enhanced 3D FloorPlan that includes flooring and wall color matching (as much as possible), kitchen and bath layout and more.  

Click here for an example of an Enhanced 3D FloorPlan or Click here to read more.

Future enhancements will be coming, including mobile views and a brand new RoomPlanner!  Stay tuned…