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February 17, 2017 Posted by: Brandi Snowden, Research Survey Analyst

In the spirit of President’s Day we can use data from the 2016 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 previously owned home, with 83% of buyers choosing a detached single-family home. Looking by first-time and […]

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January 6, 2017 Posted by: Amanda Riggs

The new year has already started off with a bang and NAR’s Research Team has many projects in the works for our members, the media, and the general public related to the housing market. We’ve compiled a little cheat sheet below to help you navigate our resources and keep you up to date with the […]

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Posted by: Amanda Riggs

The new year has already started off with a bang and NAR’s Research Team has many projects in the works for our members, the media, and the general public related to the housing market. We’ve compiled a little cheat sheet below to help you navigate our resources and keep you up to date with the […]

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December 22, 2016 Posted by: Brandi Snowden, Research Survey Analyst

When deciding on a home to purchase, recent buyers took into consideration a variety of different environmental features. The feature that was most important to buyers was heating and cooling costs. Eighty-four percent of recent buyers found heating and cooling costs to be at least somewhat important when deciding on a home to purchase. Thirty-three […]

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December 7, 2016 Posted by: Amanda Riggs

Home buyer demographics change slightly from year to year due to macroeconomic forces from the health of the economy to inflation to the global trade on oil prices. The National Association of REALTORS® recently released its 2016 Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers report and the trend of purchasing up in home size has continued […]

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December 6, 2016 Posted by: Amanda Riggs

Since 1997, the Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers has collected data on the sources of buyers’ downpayment for when they purchase a home. This year, 88 percent of all buyers financed their home and 98 percent of buyers ages 18 through 44 financed the home. All buyers financed a median of 90 percent of […]

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December 5, 2016 Posted by: Amanda Riggs

Either way you look at it, buyers know that commuting costs are high. Some buyers need to be closer to their job while others need to be closer to school districts. The National Association of REALTORS® released its 2016 Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers report to understand the trends of buyers and sellers. One […]

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December 2, 2016 Posted by: Amanda Riggs

We are in a digital age and home buyers use the internet at various stages in their home search process. NAR data from the 2016 Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers shows that the first step in the buying process is to look online for properties—44 percent of buyers started here (up from 42 in […]

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Posted by: Amanda Riggs

We are in a digital age and home buyers use the internet at various stages in their home search process. NAR data from the 2016 Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers shows that the first step in the buying process is to look online for properties—44 percent of buyers started here (up from 42 in […]

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November 29, 2016 Posted by: Amanda Riggs

The 2016 Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers survey is the second year we have collected data on the difficulty of saving for a down payment to buy a home and whether student loans were an impediment. In years past, the down payment had been cited as one of the most problematic steps in the […]

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