first time buyers Archive

Halloween and Home Sellers

Home sellers decide to move for many reasons. Using the 2014 Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers, we can discover these reasons as well as some surprising reasons for selling a home. While not the typical reason for selling,...

Sales to First-Time Buyers: 32 Percent of Sales in August 2015

First-time home buyers accounted for 32 percent of existing-home sales in August 2015 (28 percent in July 2015; 29 percent in August 2014): August 2015 REALTORS® Confidence Index Survey.12 Sustained net job creation, a low interest rate environment with...

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...