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Marketing Co. Launches YouTube Service for Real Estate Video Tours

Des Plaines, Illinois-based ""VHT"":http://www.vht.com, a provider of visual marketing services for the real estate industry, announced this week that they are now offering ""YouTube"":http://www.youtube.com distribution services with their video property tours. This fully-automated service gives real estate professionals the ability to quickly and easily gain more exposure for their property marketing, VHT said.
Generation X and Generation Y have now become the largest home buying segment, bypassing the Baby Boomer generation, according to a recent ""National Association of Realtors"":http://www.realtor.org (NAR) panel on marketing practices. This segment maps well to the YouTube target audience. Real estate videos posted on YouTube not only give more exposure to the agent and the property, it can also improve the placement of the listing within popular search engines, such as Google, VHT explained.
""With over 87 percent of home buyers beginning their searches on the Internet, finding new and unique ways to promote listings online is imperative in today's market,"" said Maia Tihista, VP of Marketing for VHT. ""Surveys have shown that video enhances the perceived value of a home by nearly 6 percent. When coupling a high-quality video with more online exposure, you have the most advantageous scenario for reaching and attracting real estate buyers,"" Tihista said.
VHT provides production, management, and distribution of visual content, specially designed for the real estate business - including photographs, video, multimedia tours, and Video on Demand television spots. The company provides its services for more than $1.5 billion in properties, for more than 3,500 companies and 75,000 real estate professionals. For more information, ""click here."":http://www.vht.com

About Author: Carrie Bay

Carrie Bay is a freelance writer for DS News and its sister publication MReport. She served as online editor for DSNews.com from 2008 through 2011. Prior to joining DS News and the Five Star organization, she managed public relations, marketing, and media relations initiatives for several B2B companies in the financial services, technology, and telecommunications industries. She also wrote for retail and nonprofit organizations upon graduating from Texas A&M University with degrees in journalism and English.
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