Who wore it Better?

September 26, 2018

Sometimes regular Virtual Staging – adding furniture virtually on a photo of an empty room- is not enough to make your project presentable. By applying clever and skillful photo editing skills, the Blue-Sketch team created these virtual, alternative views of a Chicago apartment kitchen and a Swiss Chalet. Who wore it Better?   Chicago kitchen…

How to use Hyperrealistic Renderings

September 13, 2018

  Renderings are often done by the architect for getting initial by-out from investors, public officials, and other stakeholders. Exterior elevation and landscape renderings look awesome but only do half of the job. After breaking ground, they are often used to decorate marketing materials for the apartments or single family homes. However, interested buyer wants…

What is Cupix?

August 30, 2018

Virtual Tours are an integrated part of a successful real estate marketing package. The term is somewhat ambivalent, but here at Blue-Sketch we define it the ability to interactively walk from room to room. Hence, video and 360 images alone are not Virtual Tours. We’ve worked with the pioneer in this industry, Matterport, for a…

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Redfin Blog: Virtual Staging – An Innovative Way to Impress Buyers

August 21, 2018

   Guest Blog by Angie Bersin, Redfin As more home-sellers turn to virtual staging, we have to ask: Is it really worth it, and does it compare to traditional staging? According to the National Association of Realtors®, 77 percent of buyers’ agents say that staging makes it easier for buyers to visualize themselves living in…

Country Inn gets a Makeover

August 20, 2018

  In our series of creating beautiful renderings for commercial clients, such as Drewlo Holdings, Lofts by the Lake, City Center Apartments and Ocean Reef Club, we take a look at the beautiful Country Inn in Rockport, Maine.   History This Award-winning, historic lodging area was founded in 1954 as a “home away from home”,…

Why Blue-Sketch Virtual Staging is Just Better?

August 14, 2018

What makes Blue-Sketch Virtual Staging so much better?     Professional Interior Designers Our designers are just that, professional Interior Designers and Architects. Many low cost staging services are created by real estate marketing professionals, technical staff or business people. These are all important skills, but being a professional around Interior Design does not make…

Harmonize Your Brand with customized 2D Floor Plans

April 4, 2018

Schematic 2D Floor Plans serve a much needed functional purpose. They tell home buyers the layout for each level, flow of rooms, size and function of spaces. The blue in Blue-Sketch 2D Floor Plan is a quick way to assess where bathrooms, laundry, and other wet spaces are in each floor. As a Real Estate…

Elaborate Virtual Stagings for Upscale Buildings by Drewlo Holdings

April 4, 2018

  Drewlo Holdings Inc. is a family-owned business that has been developing, constructing and managing apartment buildings for 60 years. The buildings include some of the most upscale developments in five cities in Southwestern Ontario, Canada. Over 9,000 units are built, owned, and managed by Drewlo Holdings.   Why Virtual Staging Today, Drewlo manages some…

8 Helpful Apps for Every Stage of Your Move

March 23, 2018

  “So much to do, so little time” has never been as true as during a long-distance move. From finding the perfect place to packing up everything you own only to unpack it days later, it’s a wonder anyone gets through the moving process without pulling their hair out. The trick? Making use of cool…

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