9 Real Estate Infographics for Home Buyers and Sellers
There is no shortage of data in the real estate industry. For real estate agents and brokers, this is generally a good thing as they use this information to advise clients on buying and selling homes. For the home buyer and seller however, sometimes the abundance of real estate information can be a little overwhelming.
The good news is that in the past few years, as the infographic has become a growing method of conveying data, a fair amount of real estate data and information has also been converted into easy to understand real estate infographics.
With that in mind, we set out to find a few of the better real estate infographics that have been recently created. Below are 7 real estate infographics for home buyers and sellers that we think do an excellent job of filtering the fire hose of real estate information. Enjoy!
1. Real Estate Crash of 2007 and Real Estate Today
Home owners are still feeling the affects of the Real Estate Crash of 2007. Just before the crash, home prices hit an all time high, by a mile, according to the Case-Shiller Home Value Index. In this real estate infographic, we take a look back to see what happened, where home values are today, and get an idea of where things are headed in the coming years.
2. Buying your first home
This real estate infographic simplifies the complex process of buying your first home. As any home buyer knows, buying your first home turned out to be a little more work than we anticipated. From the challenges of finding the right home to the challenges of finding and qualifying for the right mortgage, home buying can be very intimidating. This infographic does a great job of covering all the angles and keeping it simple at the same time.
3. The Anatomy of a Mortgage Payment
For many first time home buyers the acronym PITI doesn’t mean much but for mortgage professionals and people who currently own a home, it is a lot more familiar. This infographic breaks down the components of a mortgage payment to help people understand what the true monthly cost of owning a home will be.
4. Things to consider When Buying A Home
In addition to the monthly mortgage payment mentioned above, there are many other things that home buyers must take into consideration when purchasing a home. This real estate infographic highlights many of these things and also takes a good look at buying versus renting a home.
5. 10 Easy House Hunting Tips
On the surface, shopping for a home sounds easy enough, but once you get serious about it, things start to get a little more complex, especially if you are buying a home with someone else like your spouse.
This real estate infographic shares 10 tips to make home shopping easier and more efficient. There is nothing worse than spending months driving around trying to find a house with no luck.
6. First Time Home buyer versus Move-up Buyer
This home buyer infographic compares the different demographics of the first time home buyer versus the move-up home buyer. As one might expect, there are a number of differences including household income, size of down payment and more.
7. Local or National Real Estate Websites, Which Has The Most Accurate Data?
This real estate infographic looks at the quality of the homes for sale data from both national real estate websites and local real estate agent websites. According to the research presented here, the homes for sale data is much more accurate and current when using a local Realtor who provides free consumer access to the local MLS or Multiple Listing Service. Check it out and decide for yourself.
8. The Importance of Curb Appeal When Selling Your Home
As the saying goes; “You only get one chance to make a first impression” and in real estate that’s referred to as curb appeal. For all the time and money that goes into marketing a home for sale, it is critically important to make sure your home looks awesome as a prospective buyer is driving by or pulling up for a closer look.
This real estate infographic highlights some of the easy things home sellers can do to spruce up the curb appeal and make sure the potential buyers come in to see the rest of the home.
9. How To Sell a Home
While we highly recommend you work with an experienced local Realtor when selling your home, it’s also a good idea to have a solid understanding of the process. This infographic not only outlines a step by step road map for selling a home, but it also examines the decision of whether to sell your home or rent it out in a tough market.
Hopefully you found these real estate infographics useful and informative. Feel free to leave a comment or question below and we will do our best to provide an answer in a timely manner.