Queenslanders love job done
QUEENSLANDERS may boast of being handy home renovators but most house hunters prefer the job already done, according to realestate.com.au.
Internal data off the nation’s leading real estate website shows the term ‘renovated’ is the most common home improvement keyword search in the last year.
‘Renovated’ featured in 11.8 per cent of realestate.com.au property searches compared to the term ‘renovator’ which had been used just 1.72 per cent in that time or ‘renovate’ at 1.42 per cent.
Overall, the Sunshine State’s interest in home improvement is still on the rise with related online searches accounting for 16.6 per cent of keywords used.
In comparison, 2011 data from realestate.com.au shows home improvement terms were used in only 11.65 per cent of searches.
Roy Morgan research released in December 2015 showed 1.7 million people (44 per cent) who clicked on realestate.com.au were home improvers while 7365 million intended to fix up their home in the next 12 months.