With housing in a national slump the real estate market has become something of a spectator sport, according to a new poll.
Almost half the people who go to open houses aren’t in the market for a home at all, but instead are rummaging in their neighbors’ closets, looking for free food and picking up decorating tips, according to a new survey, the findings of which are reported in today’s New York Post.
Here are a few findings:
41% of people visiting an open house weren’t looking to buy a home.
11% were only there to get ideas for their owm home.
5% were checking out what their neighbors have done to their homes.
40% admitted that they come to see if they get some free food.