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Does Real Estate Video Help to Sell Houses?

This is still an open question to many agents and brokers, judging from the low percentage of listings that feature videos of the property. The reason for this may be the cost of having a video made--$200 or more, still not a lot in my opinion--or perhaps it's the fact that most agents do not have the equipment or expertise to make videos themselves. I did not find any definitive studies of the subject online but found a few pages and documents below that addressed the utility of video in real estate or, more broadly, in any business.

The link below is to an article posted in 2012 concerning the use of video in selling homes costing less than $500k. It quotes the general manager of a company in Australia that owns the well known site,, who states that listings with a video receive 400% more enquiries than those that don't.

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