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Characteristics of Home Buyers

The characteristics of home buyers has changed, likely due to tightened credit conditions. There is a higher share of married couples and a suppressed level of single buyers. There is also a lower than historical share of first-time buyers,...

2013 Profile of Home Buyer and Sellers: Technology Trends

The 2013 NAR Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers was released on November 4, and as it does each year the report examined the demographics, preferences, motivations, plans, and experiences of recent buyers and sellers. One recent trend discussed...
November 5, 2013

Sacrifices Made to Purchase Home

Despite low interest rates and affordability of homes today, buyers are still making sacrifices to purchase a home. First-time buyers are most likely to make sacifices. The most common sacrifices are cutting spending on luxury items or non-essential items,...
September 7, 2013

Home Buyer Compromises

Recent home buyers are often willing to make sacrifices when purchasing a home. The most common sacrifices are compromising on the price, size and condition of the home they purchased. Those who have children under 18 in their home...

2013 REALTOR® Nationwide Open House: Information from the Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers

The 2013 REALTOR® Nationwide Open House, the largest-ever international open house campaign, will be held on April 20 and 21. Below is some open house information from our annual profile of home buyers and sellers: Repeat buyers are more likely...