, and so you sign up for one of a slew of websites that aim to help yearning hearts like yours find a match. Neither buying your dream home nor finding true love comes without effort. To find out, we pulled together some data about both—the emotional highs and devastating lows that people experience on their journeys. Before you even begin to look for homes, you've probably heard all about rising home prices, bidding wars, stringent mortgage standards, and other rough-and-tumble tales (especially if you're a regular reader of realtor.com®! If you feel a little disheartened, you're not alone.
Selling is like dating
As soon as people sit down, they will be immediately judged on their smile (64%), whether they make eye contact (58%), and their tone of voice (25%).
Just like the sexy-hot European sports car you bought which turns out to get 4.5 miles per gallon and not even have room for a suitcase in its trunk, the house that you spend months buying may turn out to be a About 80% of home buyers have at least one major regret about their new home, says an survey.
Some top complaints include being too small, not having enough storage space, neighbors, and school system. Well, the person that you pledge to share your life with can also turn out to be Mr. A whopping 72% of married women have considered leaving their husband at some point, and more than half (57%) sometimes regret marrying him, according to a poll by Woman's Day and AOL Living.
Relax, that doesn't mean all of them are getting a divorce.
The first few minutes home buyers spend at an open house go a long way in influencing their decisions.
Three-quarters (77%) of home buyers say they'll know immediately when they've found their ideal house, says the BMO Harris Bank survey.I want to begin by acknowledging that I am not a salesperson.It is not my responsibility to generate leads or sign clients, and I don’t get paid on the basis of commission.Treating every sales interaction like a date can keep your focus where it matters: on the customer.Have you ever tried applying dating principles to your selling? With over 5,000 solutions in the marketing technology landscape, our mission is to help marketing executives, and their teams, stay on top of their martech game. Yet, do you ever think of applying dating tips to your selling method? Well, Noelle Ruiz thought to do this, and is here to share what she learned.