November 13, 2013
The #1 source of business for Realtors is referrals from past clients.
74% of clients will give you a referral if you stay in touch.
42% of all new buyers come from a referral.
70% of buyers and 75% of sellers found their Real Estate agent on the internet.
51% of agents on average use a CRM.
60% of buyers Googled their future agent.
74% of sellers used social media to find their agent.
Realtors earning over $100K/year are nearly 2 times more likely to use a CRM (60%) than those earning under $35K/year (34%)
90% of buyers look for a new house online. More than the number that go to an agent.
42% of buyers found their new house online.
More and more people look for houses online every year, while those that look using any other medium is holding steady or decreasing.
Multimedia is more important than ever. 84% of buyers find photos very helpful when looking for a house.
100% of buyers said that their agents response time was important.
93% of social media traffic comes from Facebook.
Mobile traffic now accounts for 30% of the total traffic to Real Estate sites.