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PreviewFirst Photo Wins Coveted Photography Award

Photography for Real Estate (PFRE) is a very popular blog dedicated to all things “real estate photography”. Founder Larry Lohrman, established the blog which has inspired and educated thousands of photographers around the globe. Always interesting and informative, it is the the industry’s hub. Each month, real estate photographers from around the world enter the […]

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Guess Who Sends the Most Traffic to Your Virtual Tours?

This is interesting stuff.  Apparently more traffic comes to your virtual tours from Redfin, than from any other source.  Of course, Redfin gets the link and other information from the MLS, which comes in a very close second.  Zillow is also making a great showing, which means agents and home sellers have figured out that […]

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Adding Video To Your Virtual Tours

PreviewFirst has just made it a lot easier to add video to your virtual tours.  Since the conversion to the new platform several months ago, you needed us to help you.  Now you can do it yourself, instantly. Just log into your account and click “Manage Tours”.  Choose the tour you want to manage and […]

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Map Your Real Estate Sales Track Record

The Activity Map is a Crazy HUGE Big Deal! The map shows a green pin for all of your active listings and a red pin for all of your sold listings. It’s a great way to show prospective clients all the homes you’ve sold, and what kind of photos and videos you provide.  If you […]

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Secret iPhone & iPad Version – in beta

Websites and virtual tours are optimized for the device they’re being viewed on.  For instance, Apple devices like iPhones and iPads aren’t compatible with “flash” presentations, so PreviewFirst tours are optimized with photo swipe technology.  While it may be true that buyers really only want the photo tour, it sure would be great to watch […]

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Choose the default landing page

PreviewFirst virtual tours are all about keeping the viewers attention and getting people to contact you. So, the default landing page is the HD Motion Picture Player, because that’s what most poeple think of when they think “Virtual Tour”.  However, we think you should which it to the introduction page, to promote the property, and […]

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Listings and Sales

The New Way of Doing Virtual Tours

When PreviewFirst started the whole “turn your photos into video” revolution, the approach was unique and novel, and people loved it. It was late 2004, and virtual tours were still those 360° stomach turning, computer crashers. The concept of turning photos into video was a welcome change, and internet video was just beginning to gain […]

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PreviewFirst signs deal with Savvy Tours for exclusive partnership in Southern California.

The partnership means PreviewFirst has exclusive rights to use the SavvyTours platform for the delivery and distribution of virtual tours in the counties of San Diego, Orange, LA, and most of San Bernardino and Riverside. PreviewFirst Founder & CEO Steve Carroll says, “SavvyTours is the most innovative virtual tour platform available – light years ahead […]

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