Increase in Online Home Sales - Erika Kurre
Updated: Sunday, February 23 2014, 05:02 PM CST
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NOLENSVILLE, TN - It's still February but for many in the midstate, it's already moving day.
Home sales have a head-start this spring and it could have something to do with the rough winter weather.
This Nolensville home sold for asking price.
It's a trend midstate realtor Flint Adam is seeing more of with a boost in online home searches.
Brent Barrett and his wife are the ones moving in after a winter of home hunting.
They're among buyers across the country who contributed to a 25-percent increase in web traffic to real estate sites from December to January.
Adam says eight out of ten buyers see a house online before ever seeing it in person.
He's shifted his business with the trend incorporating narrated videos and social media of each listing using his own photography to give the buyer a sense of actually being there.
NOLENSVILLE, TN - It's a win-win for the realtor and buyer becoming a more efficient way to shop for homes.
Barrett says after months of searching, that's why he and his wife made the offer that night.
Adam says the most accurate and up-to-date website available to middle Tennesseans is RealTracs.
Its content comes directly from realtors and other home sellers.