Where do most buyers find their home?

Real Estate

It would be hard to overlook the little search engines we carry with us everywhere we go.  The internet is where MOST buyers found the home they purchased:

Internet: 51%
Real estate agent: 34%
Yard sign/open house sign: 8%
Friend, relative or neighbor: 4%
Home builder or their agent: 2%
Directly from sellers/Knew the sellers: 1%
Print newspaper advertisement: 1%

88% of buyers purchased their home through a real estate agent or broker—a share that has steadily increased from 69 percent in 2001.

These statistics are sourced from the 2016 National Association of REALTORS® Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers