It’s one of the most consequential financial decisions of our lives, yet many of us begin our home-buying journey unprepared. Do you know more about celebrity love lives and football than you do about real estate? If so, you’re not alone. In a recent Zillow survey, participants were quizzed on their knowledge of the housing market versus pop culture trivia. The result? Nearly 51% percent of those surveyed knew more about kickoffs and breakups than appraisals and pre-approvals
If you’re considering homeownership, going in with knowledge of the industry could help lessen the stress of buying. Take the following quiz to see how your real estate know-how compares to your knowledge of pop culture topics.
No matter your results, Zillow can help you find and win a home. Here are some helpful links to get you started:
Home-buyer checklist — Home search — Find an agent — Find a lender
Five tips to help home buyers win in this hot seller’s market
6 common first-time home-buyer mistakes and how to avoid them