A few issues ago, we spoke about what is happening to the velocity of the real estate market in Mar Vista. In January 2014, real estate home prices increased fast and sold higher than previous quarters. The most important contribution to the increase, we believe, is the Internet.
The Internet accelerates a buyer’s home search. Twenty years ago, home shopping began with buyers visiting a Realtor’s office to find information about homes for sale or driving around on open house days looking for signs that property was for sale. Today, over 90% of home buyers start their home search with the internet.
Online marketing is essential to promote a new listing and extend awareness to more people now that real estate is moving toward a global reach. Real estate websites and apps centralize publicly available real estate data into one location and allow people to search for homes online, but the accuracy of the information being provided is highly variable.
In the end, local area knowledge is a prized element to online real estate searches. For example, there is a significant difference in the value of a home next to neighbors who maintain a nice exterior upkeep of their home compared to neighbors who don’t. Even a nice looking home in a known gang related area can change a home’s value.
With the intent to bring local expertise online, George Chung Realtors is launching its new website to provide a more informative and interactive experience for selling and buying a home in Mar Vista.
Here’s how it works:
“We listened to the requests of our community and redesigned our site to provide a better way to connect with Mar Vista real estate," said George Chung, Broker and Founder of George Chung Realtors. The result is a fresh, new look with streamlined navigation and informative content.
Georgechungrealtors.com is the first place you want to visit to know about Mar Vista real estate. .