After searching for a home online, 76 percent of buyers’ next step is to drive by or view the home, according to the 2014 NAR Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers. The Internet can only show a potential buyer so much about a home, so it is crucial for buyers to walk through it, analyze the layout and structure, and scrutinize over the nitty-gritty details in hopes of imagining living there one day before purchasing.
Technology is changing the way we do real estate, with an increasing number of homebuyers beginning their search online. 10MinRealty created an infographic depicting homebuyers’ habits.
As real estate agents, our personal network of clients and incoming referrals is the lifeblood to sustaining our business. It does not matter if you are a brand new agent, a part-time agent or an agent who has been in the business for decades, generating new client leads is one of the hardest parts of the job.