Today’s savvy home building companies are turning to technology to help them hit their revenue targets, and their ability to do this comes down to two primary areas: cutting internal expenses, and increasing sales. We live in a world that runs on technology, so naturally, technology is often the answer to improving earnings in any industry. This is especially true when it comes to home builders, and this article is intended to explain why, while showing how virtual house design software can help home builders sell more homes and hit those high revenue targets.
Virtual House Design Software Cuts Internal Home Builder Costs
As mentioned, part of hitting your high revenue targets means learning how to slash operating expenses and other internal costs. If you are like many traditional home builders, you likely have a showroom where potential buyers can come and look at all the various finishes you use in building custom homes. Thousands upon thousands of dollars are spent each year to manage inventory, order products, and hire staff to work in showrooms whether they pair various components like backsplash tiles with countertop samples for would-by buyers, do research to see what trends and styles are hot and search for products, or manage the books. However, virtual house design software can remove a massive chunk of these expenses. Photo real digital representations of everything ranging from floor samples, backsplash tiles, wallpaper samples, carpet samples, counter tops, cabinets, hardware, lighting fixtures, moulding and more can be selected by users and applied to their home’s floor plan. Not only does virtual house design software save home builders money by reducing the output of physical showrooms, it also enhances the user experience and keeps them more emotionally connected to the home.
Sales Go Up When Builders Use Virtual House Design Software
As you know, the sales cycle for buying a home is often lengthy. According to Trulia, the average person in a typical market will tour five to six homes before making a purchasing decision, and a significant majority of the homes purchased are one of the last two properties viewed. One commonly accepted explanation for this is that once a buyer views so many homes, they all sort of blend together and the excitement and “wow factor” of the first few homes viewed gets replaced by more recently viewed houses that are more fresh in the buyer’s mind.
With virtual house design technology a buyer can use their laptop, tablet, phone or computer to engage with the home. They can play with rearranging the floorplan, design features, materials, and fixtures. By being able to access the home via virtual house design software 24/7, from any location, the house stays ever fresh in their mind, get better invision their family growing in the home, and their emotional attachment to the property is nurtured and grows thus increasing the chance they will buy your home.