loop.photographyServing the Photography and Virtual Tour Needs of the Twin Cities ...
Question: What areas do you service?
Answer: We work inside the Twin Cities metro area. Extra drive fees will apply if your property is more than 30 miles from zip code 55422. Drive fees are calculated at $1.00 per mile for the distance over 30 miles from zip code 55422. We use Google Maps to calculate distances, call before ordering if your property is located more than 30 miles from zip code 55422.
Question: How quickly will my tours be online?
Answer: Virtual Tours are typically processed within 48 hours of being photographed. There may be a delay if your tour is shot over a weekend.
Question: Are your tours MLS compliant?
Answer: Yes. We offer multiple viewing formats for each virtual tour. The different formats are viewable by clicking on unique links that we can provide. Each type of tour has a varying degree of feature restriction so as to allow you to use the tour with the most features while still while meeting the requirements of your MLS.
Question: When will my virtual tours expire?
Answer: Your virtual tours will each expire after a 24 months period of time. Each virtual tour can be renewed on an annual basis.
Question: How many scenes can be included in each tour?
Answer: The tour window supports unlimited scenes in any combination of full 360, partial 360 or still images. If you have renderings instead of photos, we can add them as well or in addition to actual photos. Please see the order section of this website for tour packages and pricing.
Question: Can I change the skin and text colors of my tour windows?
Answer: Yes. You can choose any color you wish for the skin and text colors of your tour windows.
Question: If I change my company or contact information, do I have to recreate my tours?
Answer: No. If you change your contact information, you simply need to let us know and we will update the changes in your online profile. All of your tours will automatically update and the existing links to the tours will remain the same.
Question: Is there an additional charge for the setup of real estate tour templates/skins by your logo staff?
Answer: There is no additional charge for the setup of real estate tour templates or skins.
Question: How much does an audio narrative clip cost?
Answer: Free streaming audio clips are available. Please contact us to discuss pricing for audio narration on a virtual tour.
Question: Can I place a link to school reports on my tours?
Answer: Yes. We will place a link to school reports on each of your tours.
Question: Can I place a link to a map of the property location on my tours?
Answer: Yes. A link to a map of the property is automatically generated.
Question: Where do you link the tours out to?
Answer: We will supply you with the links to your virtual tours so that you can place them onto your website and Realtor websites. If the virtual tour is a real estate tour, it is automatically sent to Homes.com, Homeseekers.com at no additional charge as long as the MLS sends their listings to those sites. PicturePath is available for an additional fee which pushes the virtual tour to Realtor.com, Homestore.com, Aol.com, and MSN.com.
Question: What is the charge to post tours to Realtor.com using PicturePath™?
Answer: Loop Photography is an approved PicturePath™ member of Homestore, Inc the operator of Realtor.com. This means that we are authorized to send virtual tours from our servers to the following websites: www.realtor.com, www.homestore.com, www.msn.com. Homestore, Inc applies a charge for each tour sent to the sites listed above. We pass on this charge to you. The cost is $25.00 each time we send a virtual tour through the PicturePath gateway. All companies that post virtual tours to the Homestore network of sites are charged to do so. Companies that are not an approved PicturePath™ member are unauthorized to send virtual tours to the Homestore network of sites. We can also send your tours to www.homeseekers.com and www.homes.com at no charge to you. Realtor.com PicturePath/Showcase members will not be charged for posting to Realtor.com
Question: Do I need to be present when you shoot the tour?
Answer: No, our photographers carry SUPRA electronic keys, as long as there is a lock box on the home it is unnecessary for anyone else to be there.