Home buying process in the United States

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Statista Dossier about the U.S. home buying process

This dossier presents a range of statistics and facts on the process of buying a home in the United States.

Table of contents

  • 1. Overview
    • Share of home inventory in the U.S. 2016-2019, by type

    • Median income of home buyers in the U.S. 2005-2017

    • Share of income needed for starter home in U.S. metros 2018

    • Share of first-time home buyers among all home buyers in the U.S. 2003-2019

    • Share of buyers who made an offer on a home sight-unseen U.S. 2018

    • Confidence in home buying knowledge in the U.S. 2019, by gender

    • Share of residential properties sold to iBuyers in the U.S. 2016-2018

  • 2. Research behavior
    • Use of real estate agent during home search in the U.S. 2018

    • Use of mobile device to find home in the U.S. 2018, by generation

    • Popular features of property websites in the U.S. 2018

    • Use of online website for home searching in the U.S. 2018

    • Use of online video site use for home searching in the U.S. 2018

    • Share of home buyers who researched their agent in the U.S. 2018, by generation

    • Use of mobile device to find a real estate agent in the U.S. 2018, by generation

    • Ways of finding real estate agent by home buyers in the U.S. 2018, by kids presence

  • 3. Real estate professionals
    • U.S. National Association of Realtors: number of members 2008-2018

    • Average commission rate for realtors in the U.S. 1992-2018

    • Share of real estate team members with licenses in the U.S. 2018

    • Share of real estate team members in the U.S. 2018, by function

    • Real estate brokerages with agent safety procedures in the U.S. 2019

    • Real estate brokerages with data protection procedures in the U.S. 2019

    • Preferred skills and qualities of real estate agents in the U.S. 2018

  • 4. Priorities of home buyers
    • Types of homes purchased in the U.S. 2018

    • Types of homes purchased in the U.S. 2018, by age group

    • Home buyers interested in rental potential of home in the U.S. 2019, by generation

    • Home buyers interested in smart homes in the U.S. 2019, by generation

    • Home buyers interested in assigned parking in the U.S. 2019, by generation

    • Importance of selected features among home buyers in the U.S. 2018, by child status

    • Likelihood of home buyers sacrificing selected features for better schools U.S. 2018

  • 5. Funding sources
    • Years needed to save for 20 percent down payment in selected U.S. markets 2018

    • Years needed to save for 10 percent down payment in selected U.S. markets 2018

    • Perception of own mortgage affordability according to U.S. adults 2019, by generation

    • View of own mortgage affordability according to U.S. adults in 2019, by HH income

    • Perception of own mortgage affordability according to U.S. adults in 2019, by region

    • Down payment sources of Millennial homebuyers in the U.S. 2019

    • Changes potential first-time buyers made to afford mortgage in the U.S. 2019

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