Vermont buyers and sellers more savvy, thanks to the ’net

An article in this month’s Business People Vermont talks to three Vermont real estate experts who discuss the current and past Vermont real estate market. What has changed most dramatically? The buyers and sellers, who now have infinite resources at hand via the internet.

“‘The Internet is the biggest trend, says [Kathleen] Sweeten, and her organization’s educational programs are aimed at helping members get up to speed. Eighty percent of homebuyers begin their searches on the Internet, she says…”

“‘Today’s market is very different from where it was 10 years ago,” says Sweeten, “when clients came to brokers for the information because they couldn’t get it anywhere else. Now, clients come to brokers as educated, savvy, aggressive buyers or sellers, and they know a lot more than they did 10 years ago.'”

Read the full article.

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