[Demographic-based grouping] Archive

Foot Traffic: Southern Maryland

Foot traffic and future home sales have a strong correlation.  SentriLock, LLC. provides NAR Research with monthly data on the number of showings. Foot traffic in the area covered by the Southern Maryland Association of REALTORS® gained, relative to...

Household Composition

The adult composition of home buying households has changed dramatically since 2001. In 2001, 68 percent of recent home buyers were married couples. In 2010, only 58 percent of home buyers were married couples. The share of single buyers,...

Why People Move: A Deeper Look at the Data

The share of people moving has declined in recent years. From 2001 to 2002 14.8 percent of the U.S. population moved. The share of the population that moved has steadily decreased over the decade to 12.5% in the period...

Energy Efficiency by Age of Buyer

Interestingly older buyers (55 years and above) tended to have stronger preferences towards energy efficient features than younger buyers (18 to 34). Some of this may be explained by the fact that younger buyers are more often first-time home...

International Sales – A Niche Market

Based on survey data from the last 12 months, international buyers account for approximately two percent of total U.S. home sales. Given that international purchasers tend to focus on the upper end of the home markets, the purchases account...