By: Barbra Murray
Source: Miami Agent
In a new report, Real Estate in a Digital Age, the National Association of Realtors offers insight into homebuyers’ technology usage habits. It’s a rare consumer who doesn’t incorporate technology into his or her homebuying pursuits – 95 percent of them search online – but there are distinctions between precisely what they do with the technology, how they do it and when.
There are a number of ways homebuyers, from Millennials to the Silent Generation, use technology in their homebuying process:
1. Ninety-five percent of homebuyers utilized websites to find homes for sale, with 99 percent of Millennials incorporating the method into their shopping activity.
2. In an effort to get the bigger picture of a home, so to speak, 36 percent of homebuyers included online video sites in their search.