According to the National Association of Realtors (NAR) latest Buyer survey, 87% of Buyers used the Internet when buying their home.
Other interesting items:
– Only 1 percent of consumers found their agent through the newspaper, Yellow Pages, direct mail, or specialty advertising such as calendars and magnets.
– The number of people finding their homes through a newspaper, a home book or magazine, or directly through the sellers declined by 50 percent.
– The percent of buyers using the Internet frequently increased from 42 percent in 2003 to 69 percent in 2008
The real estate industry is changing!