Manny in New York asks:
What Floor Plan creation software or app do you recommend? There are so many out there, it's hard to choose.
Another similar question from Julian in Ontario:
Any recommendations on floor plan drawing (hardware and software)? I am thinking of it for side work as real estate photographer.
Janice, a Realtor in Illinois asks another question:
Do you have information about software I can use to create floor plans myself?
The first thing you need to do is analyze your local market so you clearly understand what your clients are willing to pay for and what kind of floor plans you are willing to create. On the high-end, there are products like Matterport, which is in high demand in upper-end markets. On the lower end, you can use an app like EZBlueprint.com, where you scan rooms and make the floor plans yourself. But typically, clients want floor plans integrated with photos and video in a home tour. This tour integration is available in products like FloorPlanOnline.com and GOIGuide.com.
There is a huge number of floor plan apps. Most people who do floor plans use some kind of laser measuring device to quickly measure rooms. A while back, we did a poll on which floor plan creation software is the most popular. Note that the top 5 were:
In addition, here are products that readers have said they liked:
What is your favorite floor plan creation software?