single-family Archive

Younger Millennials: Purchasing Habits Like Their Grandparents

New in this year’s report, the 2019 Home Buyer and Seller Generational Trends, is the segmentation of Millennials into two cohorts. Younger Millennials, buyers aged 21 to 28 years, made up 11 percent of all home buyers in 2018,...

February 2018 Existing-Home Sales

NAR released a summary of existing-home sales data showing that housing market activity this February bounced back 3.0 percent from last month and rose 1.1 percent from last year. February’s Existing-Home sales reached 5.54 million seasonally adjusted annual rate....

Raw Count of Home Sales (January 2018)

Existing-home sales declined 2.3 percent in January from one month prior while new home sales dropped 7.8 percent. These headline figures are seasonally adjusted figures and are reported in the news.  However, for everyday practitioners, simple raw counts of...

President’s Day 2018: How Does the White House Compare to the Average Home?

In the spirit of President’s Day we can use data from the 2017 Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers to see how the typical home differs from the White House. Typical Home Purchased in the U.S. 85% of buyers purchased a...

REALTORS® Confidence Index Survey: December 2017 Highlights

The REALTORS® Confidence Index (RCI) survey gathers monthly information from REALTORS® about local real estate market conditions, characteristics of buyers and sellers, and issues affecting homeownership and real estate transactions.[1] This report presents key results about market transactions from...