Home Sellers Archive

High-valued Homes in the U.S.

In 2009, across the US 2.2 percent of homes were valued at $1 million or more[1].  More than twice that share, 4.6 percent, were valued at $750,000 or more, and more than twice that share, 11.1 percent were valued...

Number Of Agents Contacted Before Selecting One To Assist with Sale Of Home

• 64 percent of buyers and 66 percent of sellers only contacted one agent before deciding on a real estate agent to use....

Equity Earned in Home, By Tenure

Home sellers reported that they typically sold the home they purchased for $33,000 more than they purchased it – about a 24 percent price gain. Generally, the longer a seller is in the home the greater the increase attributable...

Energy Efficiency by Age of Buyer

Interestingly older buyers (55 years and above) tended to have stronger preferences towards energy efficient features than younger buyers (18 to 34). Some of this may be explained by the fact that younger buyers are more often first-time home...