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Vacation & Investment All-Cash Purchases

The market share of vacation- and investment-home sales held steady in 2010, although the sales volume declined with the overall market according to the 2011 Investment and Vacation Home Buyers Survey. All-cash purchases have become prevalent in the second-home...

Homebuyers in the South Atlantic Region

The median household income for South Atlantic homebuyers in 2009 was $74,100. 46 percent of buyers in South Atlantic were first-time home buyers. 82 percent of buyers in South Atlantic purchased their home through an agent. Eight in ten...

Profile of Home Buyers in the Mountain Region

The median household income for homebuyers in the Mountain Region was $65,200. 46 percent of buyers were first-time home buyers. 83 percent of buyers in the region purchased their home through an agent. 85 percent of recent buyers in...

Profile of Home Buyers in the New England Region

The median household income for New England homebuyers in 2009 was $78,900. 54 percent of buyers in New England were first-time home buyers. 90 percent of buyers in New England purchased their home through an agent. 94 percent of...

Profile of Home Buyers in the Pacific Region

The median household income for Pacific homebuyers in 2009 was $78,400. 57 percent of buyers in Pacific were first-time home buyers. 82 percent of buyers in Pacific purchased their home through an agent. 86 percent of recent buyers in...