|19th November 2013||No Comments|
With 2013 coming to a close in just a few months, it is clear that we occupy a time in history in the city of Hinesville like no other before. Our wrist watches are becoming more like gadgets out of a Sci-Fi movie. Our cars are able to drive themselves, and home buyers are using their mobile smart phones to shop for homes online, while they are on the go. So much so that a realtor must make sure that the properties that they represent and the website that those properties are on are top-notch, and certainly mobile responsive.
So, what does the newer tech-savvy consumer look for in regards to buying a home when using their smart phone?
What do home buyers want to see on their mobile device?
Research shows that home buyers want to see pictures, and they want to see a lot of them. There’s just something about scrolling through a list of pictures on your smart phone that is enjoyable. Consumers also want very detailed info on the homes that they are looking at, in order to help them made an educated decision as to whether or not they should contact a home owner or Hinesville realtor.
What do home buyers not want to see on their mobile device?
Without a doubt, home buyers do not want to see a website that lacks mobile responsiveness on their mobile device. It can become extremely frustrating to try and browse through listings, view pictures or contact an agent if a website is not able to display properly on an Android or iPhone.
How are smart phones being used for home searches online?
According to researchers, a whopping 89% of potential home buyers use their mobile device to search for homes. That’s a pretty large amount of people. Typically people read information about a property, get directions to a property to visit in person, compare the features of two or more homes, and compare the prices of homes. Smart phone users also utilize their phones to get contact information to the agency that is selling a home.
Re/max on Your Mobile Device
If you have own a smart phone, we would love for you to take a look at our website and see how user-friendly it is. Now you can search for Hinesville real estate wherever there is an Internet connection, all from the convenience of your phone.
As technology continues to advance, it is becoming clear that home buyers are finding new ways to search for the home of their dreams in Hinesville, Ga. Exciting times are ahead, and we can’t wait to see how it all plays out.