Your Online Home Search
An overwhelming majority of home buyers are using the Internet to help them find a home. More than 89% of buyers use the Internet during their home search to look at listings, find information about neighborhoods or learn more about the buying and mortgage process.
The Internet Gives Buyers More Options
On average, buyers who didn’t use the Internet searched for 10 weeks, and visited 10 homes before they found the one they purchased. Compare this to buyers who did use the internet: they searched an average of five weeks and visited five homes prior to finding their preferred home.
How to Use the Internet to Find a Home
Since buying a home is a process of elimination, the Internet can help you narrow down your list of homes so you can focus on the ones that fit your needs. You can get information about properties, take virtual tours, view interactive maps of the area to help you decide if the fit’s right.
The Internet Can Only Help So Much. Have An Experienced Pro in Your Corner!
Although the Internet is full of information, you need to have a seasoned real estate professional at your side to help navigate to often complex process.
The Top 5 Reasons You Need An Agent
To negotiate the best deal: a computer isn’t able to negotiate with the other party to get you the best deal on a home you love.
To find the right home: a home may look perfect on screen, but only an experienced professional will be able to pinpoint the potential problems or issues that separate a good deal from a “lemon.”
To guide you through the “hiccups:” While some transactions may be easier than others, almost none go perfectly smooth. We can let you know what’s normal, what isn’t and help you understand everything in between.
To get answers to questions you don’t know to ask: An experienced professional can help you avoid surprises and answer all of your questions.
To provide service long after the closing: When the contracts are signed, our partnership has just begun. Whatever you need, whether it’s the name of a trusted roofer or to learn more about how to boost your home’s curb appeal, give us a call!