first time home buyers

First-Ever Report to Track the Entire First-Time Homebuyer Market

Home sales to first-time homebuyers up 11% during First Quarter 2017 By Jeff Sorg, OnlineEd Blog (June 12, 2017) RICHMOND, VA., June 8, 2017 – Over the past 10 years, three million first-time homebuyers have been kept out of the home purchase market, according to Genworth Mortgage Insurance, an operating segment of Genworth Financial, Inc.

First-Time Homebuyers Older, More Often Single

The average first-time homebuyer is about 33, at the front end of the millennial generation By Jeff Sorg, OnlineEd Blog OnlineEd (August 17, 2015) – According to a report just released by  Zillow® analysts, today’s first-time homebuyer is older and more likely to be single than first-time homebuyers in the 1970s and 1980s. The study also found that