Buyers Willing Sacrifce Square Footage For A Shorter Commute

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When shopping for property, most buyers have a list of must-haves—features they want and need in their new home. And at the top of that list for many buyers? A manageable commute to work.

According to a recent article in Realtor Magazine, 85 percent of buyers surveyed said that they would trade a variety of home amenities (including lot size, square footage, and home style) for a shorter and more manageable commute to work. In fact, 40 percent of the buyers surveyed said they were looking for a home that would shorten their commute time by 45 minutes.

The Takeaway:

If you’re in the market for a new property, talk to your real estate agent about your list of must-haves, including how long you’re willing to commute to work. With the right support, you can find a home that checks off most (if not all) of those must-haves—including a short commute time.

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