Most home buyers are following the advice of their realtors and seeking financing first in their home buying journey. Buyers also want greater speed, simplicity, and communication from their providers.
The quality of educational opportunities is very important to buyers on their search for choosing a home. Regardless of age or income, almost half of these consumers believe highly ranked schools are a top priority in their decision making.
Brainstorming a list of non-negotiable amenities is one of the best ways to narrow a broad home search and reign in overwhelming options. Defining the difference between a "must" and a "nice to have" provides focus and reflection in the home purchase. Below showcases the top five essential features most home shoppers require.
Home buyers were recently asked what features they took under consideration when choosing the right area for their purchase. The following chart ranks the elements that most impacted their final decision.