Zooming Around The Room

Real Estate Agent with KB Home Bre # 01424127

Zooming Around The Room!


It looks like Zoom meetings are here to stay even as the restrictions are slowly easing, and FYI there so many uses for this tool.

1. Zoom Broker Previews

2. Zoom personalized virtual tours

3. Zoom Team Meetings


A few tips for zooming around the room.

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Patricia Peyton posted an informative article titled “Body Language Consultant shares how to relax and be confident on Zoom.”

She offers research that indicates 55% of communication comes from body language, 38% tone of voice and 7% word choice. Breathing with an open and expansive body posture reflects confidence. Eye contact, looking directly into the camera, builds  a warmer feeling of connection and trust. However smiling into the camera is more personable. (Personal tip remembering to smile at the beginning  and the conclusion - no awkward grimacing.)


High emotion words (despite the 7% estimate) are powerful tools when painting a picture, particularly if you’re assisting a buyer purchasing a new home. After a Google search to look up the definition of the term high emotion words, I discovered a list of words recognized as evoking specific emotions.

Creating urgency - life changing, magical.

Conveying happiness - thrilled, delighted, exhilarated

Inspirational - enthusiatic, bold, upbeat


Setting a clear agenda outlines the process, establishes expectations and normalizes the process. When zooming with buyers the expectation is set that we will tour the homes, visit the floorplans narrowing it down to one that best meets the buyers needs and a specific homesite. Then we will discuss the next steps in the home buying process.


Zoom team meetings can be great allowing participants to interact. A great ice breaker Zoom Around The Room. It’s a race to be the first to locate an item and return to the camera. This idea came from Kelly Clarkston’s virtual afternoon show.


Smiling, breathing, eye contact and a agenda will have you zooming like a pro.


Scheduling personalized virtual appointments you can enjoy from the comfort of your home. Let’s begin your home buying journey - it’s magical.



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Cause We Like Em' New!


Kristal Wilson                                           

cell: 951- 288-7079

Shoot for the moon & if you miss you'll be among the stars



Comments (9)

Michael Jacobs
Pasadena, CA
Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393

Hello Kristal - Zoom has definitely become a part of "now".  

May 18, 2020 05:00 PM
Realtyna Inc
Realtyna - Newark, DE
Realtyna- MLS RETS Integration software & services

Hi Kristal Wilson, these are good tips. Virtual meetings definitely require their own approach and preparation.

May 19, 2020 03:02 AM
Roy Kelley
Realty Group Referrals - Gaithersburg, MD

Zoom has become very popular.

Take care and be safe during these challenging times.

May 19, 2020 05:39 AM
Myrl Jeffcoat
Sacramento, CA
Greater Sacramento Realtor - Retired

Prior to this pandemic I hadn't even heard of Zoom.  Now it is everywhere.  I suspect it will remain as a fixture once this thing has passed!

May 19, 2020 02:11 PM
Joan Cox
House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373 - Denver, CO
Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time

It does definitely feels like Zoom is part of our lives now - each and every day! 

May 19, 2020 03:52 PM
Kristal Wilson
KB Home - Fontana, CA
Cause We Like 'Em New ~ New Home Specialist!

Micheal Jacobs ~ Our lives have changed and we’re all looking at a new new.
Realtyna Inc ~ It has been very interesting exploring this new territory.
Roy Kelley ~ Thank you and you also!
Myrl Jeffcoat ~ I was introduced to Zoom by a buyer, now it has become a part of my family’s life.
Joan Cox ~ My guess is that Zoom is here to stay.

May 20, 2020 07:20 AM
Grant Schneider
Performance Development Strategies - Armonk, NY
Your Coach Helping You Create Successful Outcomes

Good afternoon Kristal Wilson - communication remains the biggest issue and with the Zoom medium we must apply the principles we alreay have.

May 20, 2020 10:21 AM
Carol Williams
Although I'm retired, I love sharing my knowledge and learning from other real estate industry professionals. - Wenatchee, WA
Retired Agent / Broker / Property Manager

Hi Kristal,
Knowing how to be confident on camera is becoming a necessity, isn't it?  I attend 2 or 3 Zoom meetings per week.  I am enjoying being connected in spite of our separation.

May 21, 2020 10:45 AM
Kristal Wilson
KB Home - Fontana, CA
Cause We Like 'Em New ~ New Home Specialist!

Grant Schneider ~ even in a new environment, communication is the key.

Carol Williams ~ we’re movie stars in the making!

May 27, 2020 08:39 PM