Francine Viola, REALTOR®, In Tune with your Real Estate Needs (Coldwell Banker Evergreen Olympic Realty, Olympia WA)

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Michael Jacobs
Pasadena, CA
Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393

I have left this type of service to the professionals but Kathy Streib is the

app-iest ActiveRain member I know.  

Dec 17, 2019 03:59 PM
John Juarez
The Medford Real Estate Team - Fremont, CA

We use a professional photographer who provides a floor plan as part of his over-all product. Not cheap.

Dec 17, 2019 05:15 PM
Debe Maxwell, CRS | The Maxwell House Group | RE/MAX Executive | (704) 491-3310 - Charlotte, NC
The right Charlotte REALTOR!

I have heard of some using apps to measure but, I have a professional who does mine for me.

Dec 17, 2019 08:57 PM
Mel Ahrens, MBA, Kelly Right Real Estate
Kelly Right Real Estate - Hood River, OR
Customized Choices for your Real Estate Needs

I do not provide floor plans; it is a liabilty risk. For example, if my measurement is off (smaller sq ft) and the buyers furniture does not fit, I do not want to be liable. The MLS info has the standard disclaimer about buyer verification, but I don't want to rely on it. Having a 3rd party pro do it is the way to go, if the seller wants it included. None of my sellers have ever asked for it.

Dec 17, 2019 05:43 PM
Harry Norman, REALTORS® - Atlanta, GA
Associate Broker

I am not aware of one.  Parked and reading. Good to know. 

Dec 17, 2019 04:24 PM
Bob Crane
Woodland Management Service / Woodland Real Estate, KW Diversified - Stevens Point, WI
Forestland Experts! 715-204-9671

I have an online one that we use, ?

Dec 17, 2019 03:39 PM
Abby Stiller
REMAX Realty Group - Cape Coral, FL
Professional Bilingual Realtor (239) 284-8637

Reading answers, I want to know too :)

Dec 17, 2019 06:45 PM
Diana Dahlberg
1 Month Realty - Pleasant Prairie, WI
Real Estate in Kenosha, WI since 1994 262-308-3563

Parked and Reading ..... Looking for the answer because I have often wondered about this.

Dec 17, 2019 06:25 PM
Kathy Streib
Cypress, TX
Home Stager/Redesign

Thank you Michael Jacobs for tagging me.  Francine Viola i've used an app called Magicplan. Give it a try!

Dec 18, 2019 06:46 AM
Nina Hollander, Broker
Coldwell Banker Realty - Charlotte, NC
Your Greater Charlotte Realtor

Hi Francine... since I'm not an iPhone user, I'm not much help. Even if I were, I wouldn't be much help as I always hire a professional to measure and do me a floor plan.

Dec 18, 2019 05:00 AM
Wayne Martin
Wayne M Martin - Chicago, IL
Real Estate Broker - Retired

Clueless, but Bob Crane has a suggestion!

Dec 18, 2019 04:10 AM
Bob "RealMan" Timm
Ward County Notary Services - Minot, ND
Owner of Ward Co Notary Services retired RE Broker

Good question Francine Viola and it looks like Bob Crane has the answer.

Dec 17, 2019 07:11 PM
Eva B. Liland Century 21 Doug Anderson
Century 21 Doug Anderson - Lancaster, CA
Glad to be of Service 661-714-1643

Following, didn't even know such thing exsisted beacause I'm so far behind with technology it's not even funny...


Dec 17, 2019 05:38 PM
Jeff Dowler, CRS
eXp Realty of California, Inc. - Carlsbad, CA
The Southern California Relocation Dude

I'm interested as well - good question Francine!

Dec 17, 2019 04:37 PM
Doug Dawes
Keller Williams Realty Evolution - Topsfield, MA - Georgetown, MA
Your Personal Realtor®

Sorry Francine Viola I'm an Android user

Dec 18, 2019 05:18 AM
Peter Mohylsky
PMI. Destin - Miramar Beach, FL

I tried one free app and was not happy with the result.   Free and good might not necessarily mean the same

Dec 18, 2019 04:01 AM
Tom Bailey
Margaret Rudd & Associates Inc. - Oak Island, NC

I hire an appraiser for this

Dec 18, 2019 03:41 AM
Kris Collis, Associate Broker
Smart Way America Realty - East Stroudsburg, PA
Professional Results you Expect 570-801-5525

 MagicPlan was blogged about here a lot circa 2013-17

Dec 17, 2019 11:42 PM
Lyn Sims
Schaumburg, IL
Real Estate Agent Retired

I have tried many on Android & have given up. Inaccurate or just don't work right. Good luck with it!

Dec 18, 2019 05:54 AM
Kathleen Daniels, Probate & Trust Specialist
KD Realty - 408.972.1822 - San Jose, CA
Probate Real Estate

I do not.  I am not an iPhone or an Apple user. 

Dec 18, 2019 08:14 AM
Wanda Kubat-Nerdin - Wanda Can!
Red Rock Real Estate Brokered by Real - St. George, UT
St. George Utah Area Residential Sales Agent

Kathy Streib has the answer Francine!

Dec 18, 2019 07:49 AM
Sam Shueh
(408) 425-1601 - San Jose, CA
mba, cdpe, reopro, pe

Francine Viola 

I use MEASURE freebie.

Dec 18, 2019 07:21 AM
Annette Lawrence , Palm Harbor, FL 727-420-4041
ReMax Realtec Group - Palm Harbor, FL
Making FLORIDA Real Estate EZ

On your iPHone is an app called MEASURE.

The issue is they are very unreliable. Will not measure bigger rooms and can not adapt to changing lighting conditions.

And when you are done the iPhone battery indicator will be flashing RED.

AND you want to create a floor plan!  Can't help you with that.

Harbor Freight has the lowest cost Sonic/IR/Laser solution to getting an accurate measurement.

When you have confirmed this presents material value to buyers or sellers, by their own confession, consider finding a source that offers Matterport solutions.

Dec 18, 2019 06:00 AM
Brian England
Arizona Focus Realty - Gilbert, AZ
MBA, GRI, REALTOR® Real Estate in East Valley AZ

I don't have an iPhone, but I know that Kathy Streib would have the answer!

Dec 19, 2019 09:58 AM
Ron and Alexandra Seigel
Napa Consultants - Carpinteria, CA
Luxury Real Estate Branding, Marketing & Strategy

We have an app queen on AR and drum roll her name is Kathy Streib .  A

Dec 18, 2019 06:49 PM
Ryan Huggins - Thousand Oaks, CA - Thousand Oaks, CA
Residential Real Estate and Investment Properties

Sorry, I do not.  I know of a few computer programs that will do it, but you need to measure the rooms yourself.  I did this for one of my rentals when I was going over options for converting it to a duplex.  I would not do this for listings as that puts far too much liability on me.  I also don't find that they add anything to the sale and can often detract from people's interest.  Don't give someone a reason to dislike a house before they have a chance to fall in love with it.

Dec 18, 2019 01:34 PM
Barbara Todaro
RE/MAX Executive Realty - Happily Retired - Franklin, MA
Previously Affiliated with The Todaro Team

our photographer handles that for us.....

Dec 18, 2019 01:27 PM
Roy Kelley
Retired - Gaithersburg, MD

I do not know. Blog about the app that you find.

Dec 18, 2019 11:10 AM
Joe Gomez
T2M Real Estate - Helotes, TX
Real estate agent starting to serve San Marcu & NB

I use Measure that comes with iPhone iOS.

Dec 18, 2019 09:42 PM
Scott Godzyk
Godzyk Real Estate Services - Manchester, NH
One of the Manchester NH's area Leading Agents

For the new homes i sell it comes from the builder. For resales i do not provide them as the liability is too great. SOme sellers have them from when they bought new, 

Dec 18, 2019 03:18 PM
PeterMark SEO
PeterMarkSEO - Holiday, FL
Real Estate Technology, SEO Web Development

You can use magicplan with a tablet/smartphone or roomsketcher. Take it a notch further and make the floor plans interactive with   photos/360 images. Then upload to your site and make it and make it a virtual tour. The longer they interact on your property, the more likely they will remember you should they buy or sell a home. Makes a great listing presentation, as well as few agents, go this far. The sellers also sees you doing this and by the time you are done, you know your listing better than the homeowner. 

Dec 18, 2019 10:14 AM
Thomas J. Nelson, REALTOR ® e-Pro CRS RCS-D Vets
Big Block Realty 858.232.8722 - La Jolla, CA
& Host of Postcards From Success Podcast

I use an APP called measure for approx room dimensions or I simply use my laser tape measure. That said, I'd never take the liability on of providing floorplans unless provided by the seller/developer.

Dec 18, 2019 09:21 AM
Adam Feinberg
Elegran - Manhattan, NY
NYC Condo, Co-op, and Townhouse Advisor

My colleague uses Roomscan though I don't know the limits for the free side of the equation. The photography company I use adds floorplans as part of a bundle for a small premium (I think it adds about $25-30 to the total but it's not cheap if that is all you are ordering).

Jan 16, 2020 04:43 AM
Joan Cox
House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373 - Denver, CO
Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time

My photography company will do this, but is not free.

Dec 22, 2019 08:03 AM
Will Hamm
Hamm Homes - Aurora, CO
"Where There's a Will, There's a Way!"

Wow good question, will have to see what others have to say.


Dec 20, 2019 11:49 AM