Searching? Selling? Our Expert Team is Here Live to Help
Join us on Friday 14th August at 3.30pm when we will be live streaming celebrity chef Tony Singh’s fantastic Edinburgh home via Periscope.
Download Periscope to have a look through the keyhole! Click Here
New social media mobile platform Periscope is a bit like YouTube meets Twitter, basically online, interactive, live video. This platform is taking the online world by storm and we, at McEwan Fraser Legal, are embracing all the opportunities this new technology offers our clients to promote and market their property!
Scotland’s First Estate Agent to market property with this new technology- it makes video tours look very dated!
As Scotland’s most innovative and award-winning solicitors and estate agents we are continually looking at the next big thing to enhance the property market and when we investigated the Periscope platform, we knew we wanted to be first to get involved.
We pride ourselves in being forward thinking and providing you with as much information as possible and Periscope allows you to ask us, virtually face to face, questions about any part of the sales or buying process, and it’s all live.
Our expert team at McEwan Fraser Legal are going to be live on Periscope every weekday to help you get the information you need to make informed decisions on the best property buying or selling process in Scotland!
Whether you are looking to buy, sell or invest, our friendly and experienced team can give you the most up-to-date information and expertise you need (NO STRINGS ATTACHED) to move to the next step, at this stage we just want to educate and inform you in hope that it takes any stress out of the buying and selling process.
We have properties for sale all over Scotland and specialise in residential properties so intend to cover a selection of locations and relevant topics, but do share with us any topic suggestions you would like us to cover.
Topics we intend to cover include:
- Live and interactive tours of local stunning properties
- Celebrity house viewings
- How to successfully sell your property in Scotland
- Top tips for buying the best houses for your budget
- What goes into a property valuation
- What is a Home Report and why do you need one?
- How to conduct a property viewings
- Best areas for property investments
- Why low fee estate agents can end up costings you a great deal more
- Case studies where sellers have changed agents to MFL
- Dirty tricks to watch out for in the Estate Agency market
How to Get Started on Periscope
To join a live tour or have a live chat at 3pm daily @McEwanFraserLgl, first you have to:
1) Download the app on your smart phone – either an iOS / Apple Device in the Apple Store or your Android device. in the Playstore. There are already imitation apps with similar names, so make sure you download Periscope, owned by Twitter, that it is free. Follow the very simple steps on your screen to get going. As with any new app, there’s a bit of a learning curve when using Periscope for the first time.
2) Secondly, create an account. If you have a Twitter account, you can simply create an account with your Twitter account information. All of your profile information from Twitter will automatically transfer over, but you do have the option to edit this later if you want. If you don’t have Twitter, that’s okay. The app now has an option for you to just sign up with your phone number.
3) Start following people. If you sign up with your Twitter account, those folks you follow on Twitter will automatically be listed as people to follow on Periscope. This is a great place to start because hopefully you already like the content they provide. Don’t forget to follow @McEwanFraserLgl and #ScotProperty to get notifications of when we next broadcast. If you miss the notification, you can always tune in live at 3pm each day to find us.
4) Check your data plan. Notice this tip comes before actually watching a broadcast. Why? Because as you can imagine, if you think watching YouTube videos can eat up your data, wait until you watch live videos. Unless you have unlimited data, we suggest only watching broadcasts when you have access to wifi.
5) Watch your first broadcast – also known as ‘scope.’ When you open the Periscope app, you can see which broadcasts are live, and which ones recently ended. On Periscope, viewers influence the broadcaster by sending messages, and expressing their love by tapping the screen to send hearts. You can share the broadcast with others so they can watch it as well (slide to the right for Apple users and slide up for Android users). A replay of live broadcasts are available for 24 hours after they end.
6) Interact! Type your comments and questions during the scope and click send. Don’t hold back. If you want a closer view of the view from the bedroom window, type your comments in and our expert will follow your instructions. And if our property expert presenter is doing a really great job, tap the screen several times to give them some ‘hearts.’ It lets them know you appreciate their endeavours.
TIP: If you find some random people that are disrespectful, you may want to block them. With Periscope, it couldn’t be easier. Tap their comment and select the ‘block user’ button.