First-time homebuyers are changing

When were you a first-time homebuyer?

The profile of first-time homebuyers in the U.S. is changing, according to researchers at the Joint Center for Housing Studies at Harvard University. In a paper titled “The Shifting Profile of First-Time Homebuyers: 1997-2017,” researchers found that in the past 20 years, there has been a significant shift from married households to never-married households among first-time homebuyers. To examine trends in this group of homebuyers, researchers used the 1997-2017 American Housing Surveys.  The 2017 AHS suggests that first-time homebuyers purchased approximately 1.8 million housing units . . .

https://www.housingwire.com/articles/49938-harvard-first-time-homebuyers-are-changing

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