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The Beginner's Guide to Editing Video with Windows Movie Maker

January 16 2013

film stripA recent joint studyjoint study from NAR and Google shows that consumers are turning to video more than ever before during their home search. What kind of video are they searching for? According to the study, everything from virtual tours, customer testimonials, community information, and to learn more about hiring a real estate agent.

So if you haven't been using video in your online marketing, there's no better time to start. No experience creating and editing video? Don't worry. You don't need fancy editing software. In fact, your Windows PC comes with everything a beginner needs. Windows Movie Maker is a basic, easy-to-understand video editing program that even the greenest rookie can use.

That's why we're happy to introduce My Computer Works latest video tutorial,"Create Movies Easily with Windows Movie Maker." In it, you'll learn everything you need to know to start editing your property videos in under five minutes.

If you're ready to integrate video into your marketing strategy, take a look at Leading Agent's Real Estate Video Idea of the Week series for inspiration. For advanced shooting and editing tips, check out Stephen Schweickart's collection of video tutorials. For everything else, see RE Technology's library of video and virtual tour articles.

Click through to the next page to learn how to edit video with Windows Movie Maker.

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