FAQ: Frequently Asked Questions
what is VR?
Virtual Reality (VR) is the use of computer technology to create a simulated environment. Unlike traditional user interfaces, VR places you inside an experience. Instead of viewing a screen in front of you, you are immersed with 3D worlds.
How can I view the virtual tour? Do I need VR goggles to view it?
VR goggles is one way to view our virtual tours (the best experience) beside the traditional ways like mobile, PC.
Why would I want a virtual tour in the first place? How can I benefit from such service?
Virtual tours will help the buyers inspect your property 24*7, since your property’s tour will be displayed on our website, this will eliminate the need to leave your property key with a stranger for unserious buyers to check it, and only serious buyers, who already checked your property and liked it, will approach you for a physical visit.
Our job is to produce an online Virtual tour allowing potential buyers to know, without question, EXACTLY what the listing looks like. The clear benefits are:
- Reducing your effort and time, by making sure that only serious potential buyers will knock your door.
- Distance and your location are not boundaries any more when buying and selling with Homes 360.
Is it like using Facebook to view the 360 image or sphere?
In Facebook you can display a single 360 sphere which is a good start, but our virtual tours allow you to experience the walk through from one 360 sphere to another and get a real feeling of the property you are touring, besides that we are a specialized portal for real estate.
Can I share my Virtual tour on Facebook, twitter or by email?
Can I share my Virtual tour by WhatsApp or Messenger?
Yes, but only on the mobile version.
What are the different types of services you offer?
Listing service packages for home owners (Standard and Featured) and brokers services (please contact us for more details).
How much do the service packages cost?
Please check in our listings packages link.
How can I use your service? What are the needed steps to create a virtual tour for my property?
- Sign up and register your property, then choose the suitable timing for the photo shooting.
- We will call you to confirm the time and advise the agent name.
- You need to clean and prepare your unit as every angle will be shown.
Who hosts the tours?
We host it on our listing website.
How long does a typical photo shoot last?
This depends on the size of your property and how ready it is, typically it takes from 10 min to 30 min if the property is ready.
What preparation should I do before the shoot?
We recommend cleaning the property, and clearing away any item as if you are having a guest (like emptying the bins, removing any pile of papers, unclean dishes in the kitchen sink, etc...).
Nothing fancy, but put in mind that this is exactly the same like having a potential buyer touring your property.
Do you have express service?
Usually we conduct the photoshoot within 48 hours of the request, but if you need to expedite it there will be an extra cost of 100 EGP. So, yes we have an express service.
What is your coverage area?
Cairo, Giza, Alexandria, North Coast, Ein Sokhna, Hurghada & Gouna.
How much notice do you need for cancel or reschedule a photo shoot?
At least One business day before the scheduled time.