We are now living in a world where technology has transformed every aspect of our existence. Digital imprints are everywhere, be it the mundane tasks of grocery shopping to exciting things such as planning an exotic vacation or to complex jobs as filing paperwork for tax submissions.
Automation, standardization, digitalization, the whole plethora of ‘ation-based’ services has made our lives simpler and better. So, do you think, one of the most coveted dreams of all, of buying a home, will be left untouched by this digital wave? Well, the answer is a big and obvious NO.
As Godfrey Reggio, the American Director, aptly says, ‘It’s not that we use Technology, we live Technology!’.
The infographic below, depicting analytics from the Real Estate in a Digital Age 2017 Report by the National Association of Realtors, supports the affirmation.
Conclusively, home buyers today are tech savvy, well-informed and know precisely what they want. So, what is the mantra to ensure the industry delivers what the customers seek?
Well, it is to be responsive, to understand the expectations better, and at the same time, embrace the ever-evolving technological changes.
But why is that so? Because, after all, buyers worked with an agent 88% of the time to find their homes, so trust in Realtor is still the king!
In this people’s business, what is it that realtors can achieve through technology? Here’s a list of a few things:
Technology is, thus, reshaping the industry. It’s for the realtor to jump onto the bandwagon and make the most of it. And, as is envisioned by some industry experts, who knows, tomorrow bots might become a tool to respond to buyer requests! So, get ready!
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