first time buyers Archive

Sales to First-Time Buyers: 28 Percent of Sales in July 2015

First-time home buyers accounted for 28 percent of existing home sales in July 2015 (30 percent in June 2015; 29 percent in July 2014), according to the July 2015 REALTORS® Confidence Index Survey report.12 REALTORS® reported that homes are increasingly...

REALTORS® Confidence Index Survey: June 2015 Survey Highlights

The information provided by REALTORS® based on their client interactions indicates that the real estate market remained broadly “strong” in many local markets in June 2015, according to the June 2015 REALTORS® Confidence Index Survey Report. The REALTORS® Confidence...

REALTORS® Confidence Index Survey: April 2015 Survey Highlights

A monthly survey of  REALTORS®  about their transactions in April 2015 indicated a pickup in market activity and more widespread confidence compared to the situation in March  2015 and a year ago.  The April 2015 report is based on the...

First Time Homebuyers: 30 Percent of Existing Home Sales in March 2015

First-time homebuyers made up 30 percent of existing home sales in March 2015, at par with past months’ levels (29 percent in February 2015; 30 percent in March 2014) according to the March 2015 REALTORS® Confidence Index Survey. [1]...

REALTORS® Are Increasingly Optimistic About the Outlook in the Next 6 Months

REALTORS®  were increasingly more confident about the outlook for all property types in the next six months, according to the March 2015 REALTORS® Confidence Index Survey. For the second month in a row, the index rose above 50 for...