Picture this, suggests Michele Lerner in the Washington Post: “It is a beautiful day in Florida, with gentle ripples on the surface of the swimming pool and shadows of palm fronds subtly shifting with the breeze. You open glass pocket doors to step onto a wide porch from the great room, where a linear gas fireplace has a bed of sparkling crystals underneath the flames.” And then? You take off your virtual reality headset. The number of builders experimenting with virtual reality (VR) is increasing exponentially, Lerner says, because it allows them to begin sales while a model is under construction or help potential buyers experience multiple floor plans. Would VR be a fit in your next community?

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