According to the CAR 2014 Home Buyer Survey http://www.car.org/marketdata/surveys/buyer/
- 75% spent 4-5 months investigating homes and neighborhoods before contacting an agent.
- 51% of buyers “Googled” their real estate agent.
- 92% of buyers are receptive to receiving information about home buying via social media.
- 91% of all real estate inquiries begin online.
- 68% of buyers found their agent online.