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What Does the Typical Homebuyer Look Like?

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What Does the Typical Homebuyer Look Like?

February 14, 2020
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Did you know that the median age of single, female homebuyers was 54 and their median household income was $65,000?

The National Association of Realtors' annual survey of buyers and sellers breaks down the composition of buyers into married couples, unmarried couples, singles, gay, and more. 

Single, male buyers were typically 52 years old with a household income of $72,800. They typically purchased homes that were a median of 1,500 sq. ft., for $189,920.

Fifteen percent of all buyers were influenced to choose their neighborhood based on the convenience to a vet or outdoor space for their pet. 27% of unmarried couples chose their neighborhood based on the convenience to a vet or outdoor space for their pet.

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