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     Sadly, far too many real estate agents have the misconception that slide show presentations are videos. Far from it.
     In this presentation of 1007 Sattui Court in Franklin, TN; Marla Richardson of Realty Trust Residential show cases her latest listing in the Stags Leap Subdivision in Southeast Franklin, TN.

This posting and the contents herein are the intellectual property of Michael Thornton of Creative Video Concepts. We provide quality real estate videos for Brentwood, Franklin, Nashville and all of Davidson and Williamson County TN. This post is a contribution to the ActiveRain Real Estate Network.

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Comments (19)

James Dray
Fathom Realty - Bentonville, AR

Morning Sir while the home and video is great it seemed a little long for me.  Over 6 minutes I lost my interest after the first 2.

Feb 15, 2012 10:19 PM
Rob Thomas
Prestige Homes of The Tri Cities, Inc. CALL....423-341-6954 - Bristol, TN
Bristol TN-VA & Tri Cities Agent, ABR, GRI, e-Pro

Michael ...Another great job!  The people in Nashville are lucky to have you!

Have a great day!

Feb 15, 2012 10:19 PM
Ginny Gorman
RI Real Estate Services ~ 401-529-7849~ RI Waterfront Real Estate - North Kingstown, RI
Homes for Sale in Southern RI and beyond

Michael, beautifully done but I also would say it is too long to hold a buyers interest...imho...she may want it that way but stats say it works better shorter..

Feb 15, 2012 10:37 PM
Anne M. Costello
Weidel Realtors - Yardley, PA

Michael: The video is beautiful. I have to agree with James and Ginny that 6 minutes is a little long. My last couple came in at about 5 minutes, with professional videographers and I thought they were a bit long as well. Also, the child's room was a little fuzzy is parts. I don't know if that is my laptop, AR or what. 

Feb 15, 2012 10:47 PM
Dorie Dillard Austin TX
Coldwell Banker Realty ~ 512.750.6899 - Austin, TX
NW Austin ~ Canyon Creek and Spicewood/Balcones

Good morning Michael,

Lovely presentation of a well designed upscale home. However I have to agree the video is way too long to hold buyers attention! With video's of a listing..less is indeed more :).  The music is perfect..the subject is lovely..the execution is perfect.....just too long :).

Feb 15, 2012 10:52 PM
Michael Thornton
RadnorLake Video - Nashville, TN
Nashville Area - Photography & Videography

Good morning,  Anne. I purposefully blocked out the children's names. This one is longer because it is one of the larger properties in the subdivision...

Feb 15, 2012 10:55 PM
Wayne Martin
Wayne M Martin - Chicago, IL
Real Estate Broker - Retired

What a home! What great music! What a great video! It might be a bit long but it is a big home with many freatures. Well done! Enjoy your day!

Feb 15, 2012 11:50 PM
Laura S. Baker
First Weber Inc - Lake Mills, WI
Realtor (920) 728-4118, First Weber Inc

Good Morning Michael.  That was a magnificant home you showcased here! 

Feb 16, 2012 12:03 AM
Michael S. Bolton
Michael S. Bolton,Inc. - Zimmerman, MN
MN Appraiser

Nice video and it flowed well. I would have concur that it seemed a little on the long side, but that's because I'm not interested in purchasing that house. If I was a buyer and interested in homes within that subdivision, then I would definitely be interested in watching the whole video.

I think for the intended purpose it's just right.

Have an AWESOME day!

Feb 16, 2012 12:28 AM
Richard Iarossi
Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage - Crofton, MD
Crofton MD Real Estate, Annapolis MD Real Estate


I suspect a lot of people are going to be like me and not sit around for a six minute commercial about a house. The video itself is spectacular but if I only watch the first two minutes...what am I missing.

Any studies to show what the best video length is for the internet?


Feb 16, 2012 01:25 AM
Hannah Williams
HomeStarr Realty - Philadelphia, PA
Expertise NE Philadelphia & Bucks 215-820-3376

Michael   I agree about slide show videos ..I do not concider them videos ..don't like them

I must admit I didn't watch the whole video it was too long for me.On the other hand if I was interested in this home and might want a home just like this - I may have watch ed the complete video

2 minute rule


Feb 16, 2012 03:32 AM
Chris Smith
Re/Max Chay Realty Inc., Brokerage - New Tecumseth, ON
South Simcoe, Caledon, King, Orangeville Real Esta

Michael, I am not a fan of the `slide show video either.  Makes a quality statement, doesn`t it

Feb 16, 2012 05:56 AM
Keith Gilkey
Re/Max Chesapeake - Elkton, MD
410-920-7214, Re/Max Chesapeake

Michael, Very nice presentation and I agree shows better than a slide show! Thanks for sharing!

Feb 16, 2012 06:09 AM
Michael Thornton
RadnorLake Video - Nashville, TN
Nashville Area - Photography & Videography

Good evening, Rich. Studies show that 4-5 minutes is about right for most properties. The purpose is to let folks get the "feel" of the property so they can make a better decision...

Feb 16, 2012 10:00 AM
Ed Silva, 203-206-0754
Mapleridge Realty, CT 203-206-0754 - Waterbury, CT
Central CT Real Estate Broker Serving all equally

Michael, that is one fine job, but the subject matter was equally as fine. The comments on length are appropriate, almost to maybe having 2 videos with the second one for the discriminating buyer

Feb 16, 2012 10:16 AM
Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, CRS
Fathom Realty Washington LLC - Tacoma, WA
South Puget Sound Washington Agent/Broker!

That is a very nice presentation Michael! It very much complements both the agent and the listing... 

Feb 16, 2012 10:50 AM
Kristine Ginsberg
Elite Staging and Redesign, LLC - Short Hills, NJ
NJ Home Stager

Hey Big Scorpio - it's good to see you! I agree wholeheartedly - there is a big difference between a slide show with just pictures and maybe some words than a video with someone drawing you in and keeping your attention while they explain the subject matter as in this excellent video! I'm actually working on my first staging video - it's not as easy as it looks, but definitely worth it!

Feb 16, 2012 11:39 PM
Anne M. Costello
Weidel Realtors - Yardley, PA

Michael: That makes sense. On the length I agree, the house is a very large home. You are a pioneer with respect to video. We are not seeing long videos in our market. I have to say, the homes I have marketed with videos (all about 5 minutes) have sold very quickly. 

Feb 18, 2012 11:21 PM
Dale Baker
Baker Energy Audits and Commercial Properties Inspections - Claremont, NH
New Hampshire Relocation Real Estate Information

Howdy and evening Michael

Michael my friend, that sure is a mighty fine video that you done of that home.

May the warm rays of Sunshine of happiness always find their way too and fall upon you and your family!

Have a good one
Dale in New Hampshire

Mar 09, 2012 03:58 PM