Home Buyers Archive

REALTORS® Report First-Time Home Buyers Have Declined In Recent Months

According to the latest REALTORS® Confidence Index survey, first-time buyers have declined in terms of numbers and percentages in recent months. Normally, first-time buyers are approximately 40 percent of the Existing Home Sales market; they have recently declined to...

July Regional Vice-Presidential Reports: Region 10 And Region 13 Highlights

Local data is critical to understanding local markets, but real time information is best. Each Survey of REALTOR® Sentiment/ Regional Vice-Presidential Report (RVPR) is a collection of results from NAR’s most recent REALTOR® Confidence Index along with commentary from...

July Regional Vice-Presidential Reports: Region 3 And Region 4 Highlights

Local data is critical to understanding local markets, but real time information is best. Each Survey of REALTOR® Sentiment/ Regional Vice-Presidential Report (RVPR) is a collection of results from NAR’s most recent REALTOR® Confidence Index along with commentary from...

Not Everyone Gets A Turn

This is a special guest blog post from the Vice-Chair of the 2011 NAR Research Committee, Robert E Taylor, Jr. GRI ABR CRS EPRO For almost fifty years, the term “Months’ Supply” has been a common one in my life. Having...
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August 9, 2011

Demographics: Primary Home Buyers Vs. Vacation And Investment Buyers

Buyers who purchased a home in 2010 to use as their primary home were typically the youngest buyers compared to vacation home buyers and investment home buyers. Vacation home buyers typically had the highest median household income at $99,500,...