Google Tour Builder Beta

Google has quietly rolled out a browser-based version of Google Earth. This means no more need to download the Earth Plugin if you use Chrome as your browser. With this rollout, they included a Tour Builder, which could be an awesome resource for creating 3D enabled virtual earth property tours. For instance, here is a […]

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360 Panorama by Occipital

Ever feel like a single camera angle is not enough, but don’t have the budget to create a 360° virtual tour? Now all you need is 99¢ and an iPhone or Android device. 360 Panorama by Occipital: Beautiful panoramas made easy. Take stunning 360 panoramas everywhere. 360 Panorama turns your iPhone, iPod Touch, or iPad […]

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SnapGuide: How-To do…. anything

SnapGuide is a clever iPhone app that makes creating a “how to” guide simple.  Using a template like interface, you add titles,  text, photos or video snippets and with a few more clicks, create your guide.   Reorganize elements by dragging them to their new location.  Then publish it on the SnapGuide site,  share it […]

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Major props to NAI Hiffman

One of my favorite apps is TourWrist, a 360° pano app for iOS and Android. I’ve posted several times (here and here) on 360° panos and their huge potential in CRE. Heck, I even included it in my presentation at the MNCAR/SIOR Tech Conference in Minneapolis. Alas, I haven’t actually seen CRE agents truly put it to good […]

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The tech industry is beginning to take notice…

When TechCrunch runs a piece on Real Estate, you know techies are taking aim. In this piece, Jacob Mullins (a Senior Associate with Shasta Ventures) states: Over the past months I’ve been mentally mulling over the profundity of Real Estate. Throughout history, real estate has been the most coveted, fought-over, and valuable resource to humanity. Entire […]

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Visual Lease Revisited

Recently, I had the chance to catch up with Frank Muhlon, VP of Strategy and Business Operations at Visual Lease. We’ve previously reviewed Visual Lease, but they’ve recently updated the application and made some great improvements since our last review. One of the reasons we’ve always like Visual Lease is that it was one of the first web-based […]

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