Real Estate Agents

Are Real Estate Agents Going The Way Of The Dinosaur?

Yesterday, JD Power released their 2018 Home Buyer/Seller Satisfaction Study, and there were some real eye-openers for home inspectors. Did you by chance see this study? For many years I have been sharing with The Savvy Inspector’s coaching clients that with the advent of technology more and more home buyers and sellers will choose not to use a real estate agent as part of the transaction. This was confirmed again in the JD Power 2018 Study. Check out this key finding… “More experienced home buyers and sellers foregoing agents: A significant majority (88%) of home buyers are beginning their search for a new home before selecting an agent. Also, 19% of repeat buyers, 14% of repeat sellers, 13% of first-time buyers and 9% of first-time sellers did not use an agent to buy/sell the...Read More