home features Archive

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...

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...

Happy Earth Day: Information from the Profile of Buyers’ Home Feature Preferences

Happy Earth Day! From our Profile of Buyers’ Home Feature Preferences we know that… 17% of buyers consider buying a home on a wood lot that has many trees very important. In comparison, 12% of buyers considered a home...