home features Archive

President’s Day 2019: How Does the White House Compare to the Average Home?

In the spirit of President’s Day we can use data from the 2018 Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers to see how the typical home differs from the White House. Typical Home Purchased in the U.S. 86% of buyers purchased a...

Home Improvements After the Home Purchase

Fifty-three percent of buyers undertook a home improvement project within three months of their home purchase. Buyers who purchased older, previously-owned homes were the most likely to undertake a home improvement project. Seventy-three percent of those who purchased a...
March 18, 2014

How many children per bedroom in the typical American home?

A friend of mine recently remarked that my neighbors, who have two young children in a 2 bedroom apartment, would surely not be around for long since they would need more space on account of the children. Children need...

RECAP: NAR Research’s Summer Webinar Series

This summer, NAR Research premiered a series of free webinars that took an in-depth look at several of our most popular surveys and profiles. Manager of Member and Consumer Survey Research Jessica Lautz led the webinars and discussed the...

Happy Mother’s Day: Info from the Home Buyers and Sellers/Home Features Reports

Among recent home buyers, 41 percent had children under 18 in the home. Eighteen percent of buyer households had one child, 16 percent had two children, and 7 percent had three or more children. Buyers who had children in...