Share of Distressed Sales (All Buyers) Q. Was the home you bought a regular market sale, an REO/ bank-owned property, a short sale, or other?
Became Aware of Home Purchased Through Agent Q. Did you become aware of the home you purchased through a real estate agent?
Home Buyers Who Looked at Newspaper/Magazine Ads to Search for a Home Q. Did you look at newspaper/magazine ads to search for a home?
More Buyers Expected Home Prices to Appreciate 2009 vs 2010 Q. Do you think home prices in your neighborhood will go up, down, or stay flat in 1 year? 5 years? 10 years? All Buyers
Mean = 56.6 months; Median = 60 months Time Planned to Stay at Current Home Before Selling It (All Buyers) Q. How many months do you plan to stay at your current home before selling it?
Down Payment As a Percent of Home Price (2010) First-Time Buyers Mean =23.1% Repeat Buyers Mean = 37.3% Q. How much did you put down as your down payment for the home purchased (in percent of the home value)?
Buyers Who Know the Terms of Their Loan Q. Do you know the term of your loan?
2009: Mean = 8.1 Median = 9 2010: Mean = 8.5, Median = 9 Scale: “1” = very easy, “10” = very difficult Level of Difficulty to Obtain Financing (All Buyers) Q. Please rate how easy of difficult it was to obtain financing on a scale of 1 to 10, with 1 being very easy and 10 being very difficult.
Reasons for Satisfaction with the Real Estate Agent You Used Q. Why do you have that level of satisfaction with your agent?
Advice for Real Estate Agents Q. What advice would you give to real estate agents to improve the process or the level of service?
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