Today's Homebuyers: By the Numbers

Posted by:  Service First
2015-11-23 11:23:30

Ever wonder how you compare to the average homebuyer?

The National Association of Realtors recently shared statistics regarding everything from how much the average homebuyer pays for a home to how long they stay in the home. Check out the statistics below!


Percentage of Americans who own their home

32 years old

The median age of the first-time homebuyer

10 homes

The average number of homes that buyers see before making an offer


The median dollar amount buyers pay for a home


Percentage of homebuyers who had to scrimp and save to make a down payment on their home


The average down payment nationwide


Average rate on a 30-year mortgage as of October 2015


The average square footage of a new home

13 years

The average number of years homeowners stay in their homes before moving


Percentage of homebuyers that used a real estate agent


Percentage of homeowners who rate their homes a “10” on a scale of 1 to 10.

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