Appfolio Customer Conference 2014 Hands On Video Workshop

Appfolio Customer Conference 2014

Todd Breen will be presenting a Hands On Video Workshop at the 2014 Appfolio Customer Conference. Don’t miss this workshop where you will learn best practices for how to shoot a video walk-through tour that will make your properties stand out from the crowd. When? Sun. September 14th – Tues. September 16th, 2014 Where? Fess […]

Get More Google Reviews – How the Smart Mouse Finds the Cheese!

How to Leave A Google Review Instructions

How Do I Get More Google Reviews? To write a Google review requires a Google+ account, but not everyone has or wants a Google+ account. This is where we can shine! It’s our chance to be creative in asking the right person at the right time to create a review for us. Give clear instructions […]

Why You Can’t Afford to Skip Video Tours

Video Webinar

Appfolio Webinar Featuring Todd Breen Tuesday, August 12th at 11 AM PDT / 2 PM EDT Did you know that only 15% of property management professionals are using video tours as part of their leasing process? And websites with video tours have triple the conversion rates…..this means more qualified renters and less wasted time.​ ​ […]

Improving Your Team’s Video Tours With Training and Feedback

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The folks that produced the real estate video tour below get an ‘A’ for effort, however they missed the mark. Video tours don’t have to be perfect, but there are some key techniques that make all the difference in the quality/appearance as well as how helpful it is to the potential renter/buyer watching it. We […]

Rent or Sell Property Faster Using Video

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“Consumers interact with video listings in a completely different manner to traditional pictorial listings because they can often be more engaging and are able to be easily shared via social media,” said chairman and owner of Century 21 Australasia Charles Tarbey. – From Real Estate Business article In fact they claim the properties with video […]

Canon PowerShot A1400 16.0 MP Digital Camera Review

Canon PowerShot A1400 16.0 MP Digital Camera with 5x Digital Image Stabilized Zoom 28mm Wide-Angle Lens and 720p HD Video Recording (Black)

I highly recommend using an L Bracket with this camera – Find both on Amazon: Camera L Bracket This is very inexpensive camera set up at around $110 for both. The camera has a good wide angle, but my only concern was how the camera handles ‘backlight’, or bright light from windows when entering a […]

How to Make a Cheap Windscreen for Your Video Camera

DIY Video Camera Windscreen

Make a cheap windscreen for $1.00 At minute 2.00 he shows how to make the windscreen out of acrylic felt, a rubber band, DIY Camera Fur Windscreen Hopefully these videos spark your creativity and you can come up with something around the house to use to create your own windscreen for your camera. Find more […]

Using Video Tours in Your Property Management Company

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Backpage.com is the leading competitor to Craigslist.  Check out what advice they gave their advertisers: “It’s really easy to use your smart phone to upload your video directly to your posting. Don’t worry about it not being perfect. Users like content to be more real anyway.” The world is ready for reality videos. We don’t […]

Auckland Property Management Wins Video Award

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Congratulations to Auckland Property Management whose promotional video took out the highest honour in its category at the recent MCA-I Media Festival. Reviewed by panels of video industry professionals from around the world, the contest entries are evaluated on effective use of the medium, creativity, production values and technical quality in Message Design, Creative Elements […]

Using Video in Property Management

Real Estate Uncut

Earlier this month I did an interview with Real Estate Connect and discussed how I use video in my property management company. The usual barrier to entry for using video in Property Management is the thinking, “It is confusing and expensive, and I don’t know how to do it.” Why I started using video in […]