During the worst of the real estate crisis in 2009, 45% of all homes sold nationally were foreclosures or short sales. But in the last quarter, sales of bank-owned properties reached their lowest level since early 2008. What’s more, thousands of home sellers are now outside the three-
If you aren’t already aware of this NAR statistic, prepare yourself: 87% of consumers begin their home search online. Yep, 87%, well over two-thirds of Home buyers start their search online. This is great news for agents and brokers marketing their properties online. But here’s the cl
Mortgage tools are hugely popular with home buyers, because they are useful and interactive. Mortgage tools enable buyers to quickly estimate their total payment and see if a property is within their budget.
Creating a dedicated, one-stop Internet destination for those buyers is one of the best ways to grab their attention and make them truly explore a property. Many homebuyers are simply typing a home’s address into their browser’s URL field or into the search engine’s search box. When a