As you have probably gathered by now I love to look at numbers, trends, statistics, results and measure everything by numerous ways. So in keeping with this, I just read the Triangle Area Residential Real Estate report from SMA Publications. They are considered our local real estate statistic experts and one of the many resources I use to gather information.
What is Going On Right Now?
You will see by his graph that our real estate market is not showing signs of recovery. Sales in the first three quarters of 2010 have been below 2009 and we had a big tax credit push to buy the first 4 months of the year.
What About Our Team?
However, I am very pleased to report that my Team’s hard work and extra advertising dollars invested in TV, radio, social media and Internet pay per click this year has our 2010 numbers improving in every category. Our marketing efforts are capturing more buyers than other real estate companies, we are making more sales, and we are seeing an increase in business right now when everyone else is reporting a decrease. It is still not as good as I want it to be but, I am grateful for what we have accomplished in this challenging market.
Linda Craft and Team, REALTORS numbers for the 3rd quarter of 2010:
Virtual Tours on our Raleigh Real Estate website taken in 2009 were 30,918. In 2010 we have had 65,897. Our marketing is driving more people to our houses this year than last. Pretty incredible when you figure there are few buyers in the market to drive. 95% of all buyers shop for homes on the Internet.
Audio Tours listened to in 2009 were 3,159 in 2010 we have had 3,595 when there are few buyers driving around neighborhoods we’ve captured more this year than last year. Exciting news!
Thank you for your business, friendship and referrals! We appreciate all that you do to support us here in the commmunity. If I can ever answer any questions or if you would like a confidential consultation regarding your home please feel free to call me at 919-235-0007.