Redfin says 45% of home offers this year made ‘sight-unseen’

Buyers feel more comfortable shopping for homes online thanks to innovations such as virtual tours, and growing numbers are even making an offer on a home without seeing it in person. Redfin said last week that the trend of “sight unseen” offers is reaching record highs, with 45% of buyers who purchased a home in

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The rise of buying homes “sight-unseen”

While most home buyers will still want to see a property in person before they buy, a growing number are increasingly turning to video call tours for an initial viewing in order to save time and money.

Home buyers growing increasingly desperate as inventory whittles away

A growing number of home shoppers are becoming so frustrated with today’s seller’s market that they’re making more aggressive moves in order to find a property that meets their requirements.

More than a third of U.S. buyers last year made an offer without seeing the home first

according to a new survey of 1,500 home buyers from Redfin, which found that more than a third of Americans who bought a home in November and December of last year did so sight unseen.

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