Has anyone else noticed list source leads drop significantly when you only include 2+ bedroom properties? My number went from 3,000 leads to 100. This would mean that there are more 1 bedroom properties in the neighborhood than 2 or 3 bedroom properties which doesn't make any sense. Any thoughts?
Account Closed I too have that same issue on LS. I do not use the number of bedrooms because of that. Also, a lot of times the number of bedrooms is not listed in the MLS/tax records which is where I am guessing they scrape their data from. Therefore I was worried that by adding that field it would eliminate what might be legit leads within my criteria.
Keep us posted if you find a work around or speak with someone from LS.
@Andrew Michael So you have tested this without adjusting number of bedrooms and bathrooms? Is it common to receive calls from people that own 1 bedroom properties? I suppose if you change square footage to 1,000 or more, you are more likely to exclude all 1 bedroom properties.
I spoke with a sales rep. from list source, and he told me the data is correct but he didn't sound too confident.
Account Closed I have purchased several lists from them but I do not mess with the actual home criteria. I usually pull my lists based on demographic data; age, equity, absentee owned, etc. I share your feelings in that every time I have tried to narrow down the home criteria it blows my results/ list up. I have cross referenced this with the MLS so I know the criteria I am searching for exists. Either some sort query error on their part or user error but the results are not accurate.
Still a great source but I would not solely rely on them.
Account Closed suggested, we usually skip that criteria when it drops dramatically like that too.
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