demographics Archive

A Healthy Commercial Market With New Commercial Members

In the line with the influx of new NAR members working in residential real estate from the 2016 Member Profile, NAR also saw a surge of members into its commercial ranks. While commercial members are a smaller subset of...

Veteran Home Buyers: Moving Long Distances into Senior-Related Communities

Active military and veterans made up 21 percent of all home buyers in 2015. According to NAR’s 2016 Veterans & Active Military Home Buyers and Sellers Profile, the typical veteran home buyer is 61-years old, married without children under...

An Influx of Young Members to the REALTOR® Family

The 2016 Member Profile shows some interesting changes in the demographics of National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) members. There are several major trends that have emerged from the data; the foremost is that there were many younger, new members...

Asians in Real Estate

May is the Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month, so in a series of blogs, we look at some demographic and real estate data regarding the Asian population.[1] In the previous blogs, we looked at demographic and homeownership among Asians. In...

Homeownership Among Asians

May is the Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month, so in a series of blogs, we look at some demographic and real estate data regarding the Asian and Pacific Islander population.[1] In the first blog, we looked at the size and...