2018 Profile of Home Buyers & Sellers Released By RRAR & NAR

Published Friday, January 18, 2019

The 2018 Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers Raleigh, NC report conducted by National Association of REALTORS® helps REALTORS® gain insight into trends and characteristics of home buyers and sellers in the Raleigh area. The Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers data is collected from a nationally representative sample of recent home buyers who purchased a primary residence in the 12-month period between July 2017 and June 2018. This report has been the leading industry source of trusted insight into consumer behavior for nearly four decades. It has grown and evolved to keep up with changing home buying trends and the need for more information.

Highlights & Notable Findings:

New Construction is Booming in Raleigh
  • In Raleigh, 1 out of every 4 homes that were purchased in 2018 were new construction.

People in Raleigh Are Moving Sooner
  • On average, Raleigh home buyers expect to live in their houses 5 years shorter than the national average.

More Veterans Are Buying Homes in Raleigh
  • In Raleigh, veterans purchase homes in a higher percentage than the nationwide average.

Buyers Are Happy With Their Agents
  • Nationally, 9 out of 10 buyers would recommend their agent to others.

Raleigh is continuing to grow, attracting individuals and families from across the globe. This report helps provide real estate professionals an upper hand with insights into the needs and expectations of their clients. For more information on how you can serve and cater to your clients needs, read the full findings of the 2018 Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers Raleigh, NC report.

2018 profile of home buyers & sellers


Media Contact: Casey R. Angel, APR, CIPS
Director of Communications
(919) 654-5400 • CaseyA@RRAR.com

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