Homebuyers don't always do what they say they will

Studies reveal buyers adjust their dreams to better fit their budget or lifestyle

Get smarter. Grow your referral network at Inman Connect San Francisco
Limited seating still available, July 17-20

Today — perhaps for the first time ever — here is a quantified sample of what home shoppers say they are going to do, and what they actually did to become a homebuyer.

What follows is a small sample based on two major studies comparing what 984 home shoppers said they were going to do to what 8,501 homebuyers actually did.