All You Need to Know About Architectural Visualization & its Benefits for Real Estate.
Real estate is a highly competitive field, and listings move quickly in the market. Homeowners and real estate agents need to be swift to find lucrative investment opportunities before they close. In real estate, finding a competitive advantage may seem difficult. But it helps to choose marketing tools that enable you to communicate and reach out to clients effectively.
There are various ways to connect with clients about a listing. But suppose clients or potential buyers cannot understand the architecture’s vision for the listing; they may not be interested. Here is where 3D visualization technology comes in. A 3D architecture visualization helps architectures manifest their vision and present it understandably. It gives real estate agents and buyers a real-life view of the structure even before the construction begins.
What is 3D Architectural Visualization?
3D architectural visualisation is a technique that prepares a 3D model of a structure using computer animation. 3D visualization technology creates images that express an architect’s vision better than 2D imaging ever can. 3D rendering is done using the latest software to create unique three-dimensional images that clients and investors can relate to. It includes intricate details that help an onlooker gain the proper perspective of the building exterior and interior. Real estate agents can offer an immersive experience for clients using graphics, augmented reality, and virtual reality when they view the architectural illustration.
Advantages of Architectural Visualization
- See Before You Build
Before the construction begins, 3D visualization techniques can show buyers and real estate agents a clear perspective of the architect’s vision. Compared to a traditional blueprint or a sketch, 3D architectural visualization gives clients a virtual experience to realize what the building looks like and understand its features.
- Revisions, Adjustments & Customizations
Looking at a 3D model gives clients a good idea about what they may expect from the property they are viewing. Getting a clear idea about the listing layout beforehand enables clients to request any revisions or modifications early. As a result, you can save on high costs. Making changes to the building structure before the construction begins is more straightforward, quicker, and much more economical. Not only that, but digital 3D modeling also simplifies the process of design and approval. It makes the process faster and communications smoother to handle.
- Augmented Reality & Virtual Reality
Use emerging technologies such as augmented reality and virtual reality to create an immersive experience for those who view your listing. Showcasing a 3D modeling for the listing will help clients visualize themselves living in the space. It is the best way for clients to understand the layout of a listing and know every nuance of the area before deciding to invest in real estate.
- Marketing & Pre-Sales
Most residential and commercial properties begin selling units even before construction begins. Once your listing design is ready, you can attract potential investors and homebuyers with initial marketing efforts. At this stage, having a 3D architectural vision ready can be a game changer for a real estate agent. Before the construction begins, an excellent real estate visualization can enable clients to view the entire structure in a photorealistic experience. Such an experience can get clients emotionally invested in the project even before construction begins.
- Error Detection and Prevention
In real estate, errors in architecture can be a costly affair. Mistakes post-construction can have high costs to fix and may even render the listing unusable for a long time. Digital architectural models give an accurate view of what the finished building will look like. 3D architectural visualization enables homeowners, architects, and real estate agents to carefully analyze the building design for errors in the pre-construction stage. Therefore, saving high costs.
- Cost-Efficient Alternative
As opposed to popular belief, 3D rendering of an architectural blueprint does not cost a lot. Advancements in technology and the latest software have made this service affordable and accessible to everyone. Considering the cost to benefit ratio, 3D rendering and 3D animation are wise investments to effectively market your listing.
More and more real estate professionals are switching to 3D architectural visualization techniques to showcase their listings. It saves costs, reduces the scope of architectural error, facilitates faster execution and offers clients a better overview. Make an intelligent decision to move your listing faster and make a lasting impression on your clients using 3D visualization.
Author bio- Rahul Agarwal is the Co-founder & Chief Business Officer at Styldod, where he has taught a computer to do interior design! Styldod provides the most hassle-free & inexpensive virtual staging solutions for real estate agents so they can sell their listings faster, and for higher prices. Rahul was also a co-founder of Mebelkart. He's your everyday IIT Kanpur nerd who pushes the boundaries with his innovative entrepreneurial stints and is also a sound startup investor & advisor.