cash purchases Archive

63% of International Buyers Pay Cash

International clients frequently pay all cash compared to domestic buyers: About 63 percent of reported transactions were all cash, as reported in the recently released 2013 Profile of International Home Buying Activity, which captures transactions of respondents in the...

Buyer and Seller Characteristics: Cash Sales

Based on information from the July REALTORS® Confidence Index survey (PDF), cash sales were 29 percent of Residential Sales in July.  Investors and International buyers are most likely to pay cash, while First-Time Buyers are most dependent on mortgages....

Cash Sales: 32 Percent of Residential Sales

Approximately 32 percent of REALTORS® reporting on their last sale in April had a cash sale (30 percent in March). Investors and international buyers typically pay cash. About 10 percent of REALTORS® reporting a sale to a first-time homebuyer...

Cash Sales: 30 Percent of Residential Sales

Approximately 30 percent of REALTORS® reporting on their last sale had a cash sale (32 percent in February). Investors and international buyers typically pay cash. About 9 percent of REALTORS® reporting a sale to a first-time homebuyer also reported...

Cash Sales: 28 Percent of Residential Sales

Approximately 28 percent of REALTORS® reported making cash sales in September, relatively unchanged since August (27 percent) and almost at par with the same period of last year of 30 percent, based on information from the REALTORS® Confidence Index...