Month: May 2019

May 2019 Newsletter Recap

In 2018, the National Association of Realtors reported the following:

● 98% of buyers found photos useful 

● 84% of buyers found floor plans useful 

● 80% found virtual tours useful

We put all three components together, introducing our TruPlace Hybrid Tour. The same great interactive floor plan tour, now with 360 spins to dive deeper into the rooms that are worth showing off! Attract more buyers by allowing viewers to navigate at their own pace. Whether they want to scroll through a slideshow of images, get a feel for the layout of the home, or immerse themselves into a room, we have the perfect solution for an easier way to see Real Estate.

Check out the full Hybrid tour!

TruPlace Hybrid Tour is delivered as a property website, complimentary with your customized branding, neighborhood amenity photographs, analytics, and blue sky enhancement to all exterior images.


Read complete NAR 2018 Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers


DC Metro CHPA Network Connection Recap

Nick Estrada, Suzi Cusack, John Stokinger, James Corry

TruPlace is pleased to have co-hosted the DC Metro CHPA Networking event with Streamline CHS, Corporate Apartment Specialist, and Attaché last Thursday evening. The event took place at Ballston Place in Arlington, VA. with phenomenal attendance.

Before the actual event, a few of us had the opportunity to volunteer at DC Central Kitchen helping to prepare meals. Annually, DC Central Kitchen prepares over 3 million meals for those in need around the capital and offers vocational training and other resources to help combat the problems facing the area.

Nick Estrada, Director of Membership at CHPA, volunteering

The evening networking event brought in industry leaders from across the region and the highlight of the night was guest speaker Christina Winn, the Director of Business Investment for Arlington Economic Development. Since 2014 Christina has led Arlington’s efforts in business retention, national recruitment, and entrepreneurial support. She was instrumental in the recruitment of Amazon HQ2 to the National Landing area and presented on the impact of Amazon on the region and specifically with regard to housing and business tourism.

Christina Winn, Director, Business Investment Arlington Economic Development, delivering speech

Here is a link for the unabridged version of the presentation

Tania Odabashian stated, “It was a great event. The networking was great as always, but the speaker was amazing. For TruPlace on behalf of CHPA to land Christina Winn, Chief Architect of what Washington Business Journal is calling the “Deal of a Lifetime” was a major score.”

CHPA Members Networking

We’d like to thank everyone who volunteered their time and everyone who attended this event. It was our first go at organizing and sponsoring a CHPA event and it will not be our last. Thank you.

“This event was a resounding success. It showcases the value and importance of connecting with your industry colleagues and expanding your and your company’s networks. CHPA is so grateful for the support provided from Corporate Apartment Specialists, Streamline and TruPlace in coordinating and managing this opportunity for DC metro members and professionals,” remarked CHPA Director of Membership, Nick Estrada.

A huge thanks to Move For Hunger for organizing the event for us, we love working with you!