Real estate video is definitely a big trend this year. Producing and directing a great real estate video is a subject best covered in a another post – but if you already have a video you want to show, the big question is where to host it?

I’ve suggested a few options in the past (see Video Hosting Alternatives to Youtube) but I thought, instead of writing about them, I’d show you instead.

WellcomeMatPros: High quality video, multiple players available for embedding
Cons: Slightly longer encoding process


Promo for FOREM

Pros: WYSIWYG HTML editor for descriptions, Creative Commons licenses for videos, integrated advertising with revenue share

BrightcoveMSN Soapbox
Video: Future of Real Estate Marketing

Pros: Integrated with Hotmail/MSN account – no new signup needed
Cons: Slow upload

JumpcutCons: Slow upload

Future Of Real Estate MarketingThe best home videos are here

Cons: Slightly laborious sign up process

VimeoPros: Fast, easy to signup
Cons: Slow conversion

Online Videos by


Pros: Video available quickly, can embed ads in video
Cons: Must use FLV (Flash) file, no encoding, no upload

Real Estate Video Shoot Out Also-rans


Cons: Didn’t work! Got hung up on upload. The King is dead! Long live the King!


Cons: Video needs to be approved before being published


Cons: Doesn’t support Firefox

The video clip used in these example was produced by Dave Herring of Florida DV – if you’re a Realtor in Florida and you’re looking for a great videographer to shoot your listings; give him a call at (727)686-3638, email him at gulfshooter [at] or visit him on the Web at

Show Comments Hide Comments
Sign up for Inman’s Morning Headlines
What you need to know to start your day with all the latest industry developments
Thank you for subscribing to Morning Headlines.
Back to top
We're here to help. Free 90-day trial for new subscribers.Click Here×