The New Age of Homebuying
Today’s DIY Consumer
With the rise of digital and technology and the ‘always-on’ mentality, home buying trends are shifting. Chase’s Insights Survey, From the Mind of the Modern Homebuyer shows that a majority of homebuyers don’t plan to stay in their homes long-term. Digital is also changing the way Americans search for homes with more and more people taking a do-it-yourself (DIY) approach.
‘Fear of missing out’ is changing homebuyers’ outlook
72% of homebuyers don’t plan to stay in their home for the long-term
What does owning a home mean to Americans?
- A place to raise my family
- An investment
- Reaching a life milestone
Technology is transforming the search
63% start the home search on their own
53% turn to digital devices to conduct their search
...But Some Things are Better Left to the Experts
73% want to meet with a mortgage professional to discuss their financing options
77% think a real estate agent is an essential part of the process
HomeOwners Are Optimistic About Value
66% think the value of their home will increase over the next 5 years with nearly 40% planning to use a Home Equity Line of Credit (HELOC)
58% said they’d use the HELOC for home improvements
The Top 4 things Americans are saving for:
- Buying a home
- Emergency fund
81% think the right age to start saving for a home is in your 20s
Ready to start your homebuying journey?
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