Virtual Tours for Real Estate Agents: 3 Ways to Use Them

Aurimas Pocius

Aurimas Pocius

CEO of ArchVisualizations 3D Studio working in 3D property rendering market from 2011.

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Are you interested to do a 3D Rendering of your real estate project? Please contact us and we will do our best to help you.

Are you looking for ways to virtually visit a real estate property? Here in this blog, we explore ways you can digitally visit the place without having the need to be physically present there. 

In addition to this, we also find out the method to create a virtual tour of your real estate properties and the benefits it will earn you. Keep reading and find out everything you need to know about the virtual tours.

How to Create A Virtual Tour?

If you are a realtor, you might have heard of virtual tours or even you might have deployed applications and software to facilitate your customers with the innate feels of a subjective building. However, we presume you might not know that there are certain tools and apps where you can create a virtual tour of the space on your own.

This implies you can facilitate virtual tours of the real estate spaces for your customers with the ease of a handset or mobile phone. That way, your customers will not need to especially visit the place; rather they can get an intense insight into the place on their mobile phones.

However, the virtual tour can come in multiple shapes and files. It can be a video, a JPEG, or even a miniature website. This implies virtual tour is a loose term that can include creating an online link and uploading it online on websites or other social media platforms.

In this section, we provide you with a comprehensive guide on how to create virtual tours for your real estate clients. Let us dive into the prodigies of the meta-world and tease our creative sides as well.

Select the Right Equipment

The first step in creating a virtual tour is to select equipment, which is quite critical. Your tool should be updated and up to the mark. For instance, you should start by picking up a camera that can give you 3D results and a 360-degree view of the image. 

Furthermore, the camera you choose to capture the images should be able to capture 3D images both outdoors and indoors. However, if you do not own a high-quality camera, there is no need to worry. 

You can still capture pictures with good quality on your mobile phones using different software that is easily available online. Hence, with or without a camera, you can always capture an image if you have a mobile phone.

However, if you are about to do the services regularly and your income is good enough to afford the luxury of a good camera, you should buy one. Think of it as an investment in your business. As with good image quality, you can draw more customers and get more leads for your business.

When you go buying a camera, you must consider a few factors that will make this investment of yours a lucrative one. Here are the factors that your camera must accompany:

  • High Resolution
  • Tripo Connectivity
  • Simple Usability
  • The battery should be long-lasting to avoid any potential glitches.

In addition to a good camera, you will also need to purchase or find out a free software that goes best with your real estate business needs. The software you choose to create a virtual tour into the real estate properties should offer you a  diverse range of features. When you have multiple features to play with, you can provide a high-quality tour to the customer and serve them to the utmost extent. 


After you have selected the tool, you can now plan your shoot. For that, decide which room you want to cover. Subsequently, walk through the rooms and plan where you will keep the camera. Usually, the camera should be at the center of the room so that you can cover all key features of the room.

Stage Each Room

Before you craft a virtual tour, you should know the significance of a virtual tour in generating revenues for your agency. These tours can serve as a massive marketing technique and hence can bring you multiple customers in return.

You must stage your room perfectly, considering the lights, camera angles, etc. When you take time and put all the effort into staging each room, you can create a virtual tour that allures and draws more and more customers for your agency.

Here are some of the tips for you when you are staging the room:

  • You must move and adjust anything that can potentially block the view of your camera.
  • Keep the room spatial by removing anything that makes the room messy. When you tidy up the room and remove all the mess, you can avoid the risks of the room looking smaller in the virtual tour.
  • Keep the room airy and full of light by pulling out curtains.
  • Remove anything and everything that might distract the user’s attention from the architecture and design of the room.Capture the Images

After you have tidied up the room and removed the mess from the room, you can now start clicking photos of the room. You must capture images from angles that enhance the overall ambiance of the room you are capturing.

Subsequent to staging the room and setting up the camera, you should capture 3D images that provide 360-degree insight into the space. After you have captured the image, you should analyze the image before you finalize it for your virtual tour.

Create Your Virtual Tour

This is the integration of all the efforts you have done up till now. Here, in this step, you will deploy the software or application you selected in the first step. Now, upload the images you have captured on your selected software and merge them all together using the software features.

The process of merging the captured images and videos together and creating a virtual tour varies with the software you use. Hence, if you are a newbie, you can start by deploying easy-to-use software.

At times, this step can turn out to be very draining and time-consuming. That is exactly the reason why most real estate agencies tend to hire 3D rendering designers instead of creating a virtual tour on their own. In addition to this, the agencies may go with an automated virtual tour rather than creating it themselves.

There you go; now you know a rough roadmap for creating a virtual tour of a real estate property for your customer. Make sure to create a virtual tour that is up to the mark and good enough to impress the customer. 

3D real estate virtual tours

3D real estate virtual tours are transforming the way properties are viewed and purchased, and ArchVisualizations 3D Studio is at the forefront of this innovation. By leveraging cutting-edge technology, ArchVisualizations 3D Studio creates immersive, interactive 3D tours that allow potential buyers to explore properties from the comfort of their own homes.

These tours provide a realistic sense of space and layout, making them an invaluable tool for real estate agents and property developers. With features such as 360-degree views, zoom capabilities, and interactive floor plans, ArchVisualizations 3D Studio’s virtual tours not only enhance the buying experience but also significantly extend the reach of real estate listings, appealing to a global audience regardless of geographical boundaries.

This digital approach not only saves time for buyers and sellers but also enriches the property marketing strategy, setting a new standard in the real estate industry.

Virtual Tours for Real Estate Agents: 3 Ways to Use Them

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Virtual tours in real estate have really been a game-changer for realtors. The applications and software used today to virtually visit the place and get an intricate picture of the rental and commercial places have raised the marketing standards in the real estate industry.

You can now look into intricate details of the rooms, walls, and floors of a space you are about to buy or rent without even having to visit the place. If you are among those who are always busy and still are looking for a suitable place, realtors and software programmers have made your life easier with the applications and software that enable virtual tours. 

You can visit multiple spaces during a small break while sitting in your office that too on your mobile phones. You do need not to have sophisticated gadgets to experience an immersive tour of the space. Rather, with advanced technology, you can do that with the ease of your handphones. 

Here in this section, we explore the three most feasible and easy ways to get a virtual tour of any real estate property, no matter how distant it is from your current address. 


Real estate agents can pay for virtual tours to different places via a plethora of websites available online. Some of these websites may provide immersive experiences like 3D panoramas. 

Other software is also easy to embed in such websites that, in return, provide the user with a photorealistic view of the architectural space that has been crafted by the designers.

To attract more and more customers, real estate agents can make use of features like hotspots, navigation, and information buttons as a cherry on top.  With these features in hand, the users can get a view of the apartment or the hotel room from multiple angles. That way, one can have a 3D look at how the rooms will look under different lighting and weather conditions. 

Furthermore, you can zoom in or out an image for better insight into materials like furniture or decoration pieces. You can also shift to a VR set and get an even better experience of the views inside apartments or hotel rooms. 

With an ever-evolving technology and the enthusiasm to explore it, customers might be deeply impressed by the diverse options you provide them even without actually paying a visit to the space they are interested in.


One of the ways to use virtual tours is via applications like Vieweet 360 and P360. With incredible advancements in the real estate industry, the developers and programmers also run parallel to the real estate in terms of progress and advancements.

With these advanced applications in use, you can now experience the panoramic view into the real estate space even on your mobile phone, tablet, and other portable gadgets. For a virtual tour on the mobile application, one can upload images of the real estate space on apps like Vieweet 350 and P360. These apps will then merge them together in a way that it creates an immersive video of the real estate space.

However, when speaking of mobile applications, you might ask whether these applications work on iOS and Android or not. Well,  no matter if you are an Android user or an iOS user, you can always use the applications on any brand of mobile phone.

These applications will facilitate your customers who are too busy or are currently located far away from the location. With the applications on their handset, they can get an immersive insight into the building without having to worry about visiting the space or managing their timetable for it. Hence, these applications have made it easy for real estate agents to facilitate their customers in the best way possible. 

Not only can the prospects virtually step into the real estate space via these applications, but they can also get essential information regarding the property. Furthermore, the prospects can look into other properties and select from these options as they prefer. That way, the customers might get their dream house without even going from place to place.


Speaking of social media apps, realtors rarely think of creatively managing their profiles which can otherwise be a good marketing tactic. One of the prime reasons why realtors shy away from sharing immersive real estate content on social media applications is the sophisticated terms and policies of these apps. 

It might be the case that these social media platforms do not support some of the activities or the content related to real estate. However, when there is a will, there is a way. Hence, you can try to share content that meets the legal terms and conditions of a particular social media platform.

Facebook is one of those social media platforms that not only serve a vast audience but also provide you with creative freedom with its 3D panoramic feature, which enables you to view the 3D images of the real estate market.

To share your 3D real estate renderings of 3D panoramic images, you simply need to upload the file on Facebook. Once you have uploaded the content to your profile, Facebook users and your followers can have a virtual tour of the real estate space via their mobile phones. It merges the pictures so that the users can look around the space you are promoting at the moment.

There are certain restrictions that you might come across on social media apps like Facebook. For instance, you cannot share or experience a 360 view of the materials within the image. 

Also, the videos, renderings, or images do not come with an information button, as such features are not backed by the Facebook algorithm. Nevertheless, the panoramic view into the real estate spaces will be enough to outstand other of your competitors.

Hence, despite the fact that Facebook has certain restrictions as well, you can still compete online and cash yourself more customers via panoramic images.

Advantages of Virtual Tours

Virtual tours are meant to benefit you a lot. From being a solid marketing tactic to making it easy to remotely visit the place, there are several other benefits that you get through the designed virtual tours. Here are some of the advantages of virtual tours that you may enjoy as a realtor or a customer.

Through virtual tours, you can get a 360-degree insight into the real estate property that is under topic. Your clients can instantly experience the ambiance of the space without having to visit the place. This is especially beneficial for the customers who are located far away or abroad or are already occupied by the work. 

That way you can grab your potential customers without any hurdle or risk of losing them in case they are unable to visit the location. Furthermore, via virtual tours, one can look into more details in less time. In addition to this, the virtual tours also provide potential opportunities that might come in the future.

You can also track the contact details of interested customers online who have repeatedly watched your virtual tour. The smart links of virtual tours enable you to keep track of your potential customers and stay connected with them.


Virtual tours are becoming a key method of promotion and marketing in the real estate industry. You can now create your own virtual tour of real estate properties and upload it to multiple websites, applications, or even social media platforms. 

Once you have created a high-quality virtual tour for your clients, you get multiple sales benefits as it acts as a solid marketing campaign for your agency. You can also fight the distance barrier and provide a virtual tour to your customers via your mobile phones.


Q: How do You Market a Virtual Tour?

The best place to market your virtual tour is MLS or sites like Zillow, Trulia, and

In case you are willing to invest your money on premium sites, you can showcase your virtual tour on sites like Zumper, or VRBO.

Q: How do Virtual Tours Work?

Virtual tours are a series of 3D images and videos that enable you to be digitally present at a location. You can explore the place as a first-hand experience without even having to be in that exact location.

Q: How Long Does a Virtual Tour Take?

Creating a virtual tour varies widely depending on the complexity of the tour you are planning to curate. However, the simple and small projects will take almost 3-5 working days.

Virtual Tours for Real Estate Agents: 3 Ways to Use Them

Article by
CEO of ArchVisualizations 3D Studio working in 3D property rendering market from 2011.

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