Staging listings has become a staple for high end properties and there is no shortage on companies and consultants offering staging services. However, physically staging can get costly and is often not an option for lower end listings or apartments. Another much cheaper option to visualize the potential of a property is using virtual staging.

Even if you have never used QR codes  (short for “quick response” code) yourself you surely have noticed the distinct black and white dot matrix that look like square bar codes on products or manuals. Basically, a QR code works in the same way as a barcode at the supermarket. It is a machine scannable image that can instantly be read using a mobile phone camera.

Everyone should be familiar with Google Maps, a ubiquitous tools used to get directions, check traffic and find nearby businesses.  What you might not know is that you can easily create your own custom maps that you can then share on social channels or embed as ontent into your website. In fact Maps is a great free tool to quickly create shareable original content.