Fiber Internet : A Real Value Add!

Track: Business

Session Number: 115
Date: Mon, Jun 3rd, 2019
Time: 1:15 PM - 2:00 PM

Description:

Question: Does having fiber Gigabit Internet add value to a home? How can home buyers, sellers and real estate agents translate a home's access to fiber Internet into an increased monetary value of a home?

Answer: Fiber can increase the value of a home by up to 3.1%. Homes with fiber Internet have a special place in the real estate market. Local real estate agents should be equipped and educated in positioning homes with fiber Internet.

In partnership with the Fiber Broadband Association, the "Got Fiber?" Infographic was created as a tool to be used to help educate buyers and sellers about fiber Internet-ready homes. From online toolkits to lunch and learn sessions, find innovative ideas for fiber broadband companies and brokerage firms to collaborate and further promote the benefits of fiber-to-the-home.
Session Type: Breakout Session

Learning Objective #1: 1) Attendees will understand the increased value fiber Internet adds to a home and how this data can be used to assist home buyers and home sellers.
2) Attendees will learn why symmetrical speeds are increasingly more important to home owners. Incre
Learning Objective #2: Attendees will be introduced to various tactics that can be used to educate home buyers, sellers and real estate agents.
- Lunch and Learns
- Online Tool Kits
- Marketing Tools
Intended Audience Level: Intermediate
Stage of fiber deployment: Performing
Session Type: Breakout Session

Learning Objective #1: 1) Attendees will understand the increased value fiber Internet adds to a home and how this data can be used to assist home buyers and home sellers.
2) Attendees will learn why symmetrical speeds are increasingly more important to home owners. Incre
Learning Objective #2: Attendees will be introduced to various tactics that can be used to educate home buyers, sellers and real estate agents.
- Lunch and Learns
- Online Tool Kits
- Marketing Tools
Intended Audience Level: Intermediate
Stage of fiber deployment: Performing

Speakers

Primary Presenter
Kara L. Chandeysson
City Manager
Ting Internet