Is virtual a reality for the future of housing?

July 5th, 2016 in Mark Henderson, Home Group CEO, blog

Child wearing VR headset

Virtual reality (VR) is gaining in popularity in gaming, lifestyle and even healthcare, but I’m interested in the role it will continue to have in the future of housing.

Currently, VR has huge potential to be an immersive part of a house purchase. Imagine a world where you don’t even have to visit traditional show homes but can put on a headset and walk through your potential home while you’re in a shopping centre, an estate agents office or in the comfort of your current home. Sounds like something from a film right? Pardon the pun but it’s becoming a reality.

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