If you’re thinking about moving, selling your house this fall might be the way to go. Here are four highlights in the housing market that may make your decision to sell this fall an easy one.1.
Percentage of Buyers who Looked Online First
All Buyers: 44%
Younger Boomers: 46%
Older Boomers: 44%
Where Boomers Found the Home They Purchased
The two major ways buyers found the home they purchased:
All buyers: 50% on the internet, 28% through a real estate agent
Younger Boomers: 46% on the internet, 33% through a real estate agent
Older Boomers: 36% on the internet, 35% through a real estate agent
Distance Seller Moved
The distance between the home they purchased and the home they recently sold was much greater for boomers than the average seller.
All sellers: 20 miles
Younger Boomers: 27 miles
Older Boomers: 50 miles
Tenure in Previous Home of Seller
The percentage of older boomers who lived in their previous home for more than 20 years was almost twice the amount of the average seller.
All sellers: 16%
Younger Boomers: 20%
Older Boomers: 31%
Primary Reason to Sell their Previous Home
Want to move closer to friends or family
Home too large
View of Homeownership as a Financial Investment
83% of Younger Boomers see homeownership as a good investment
82% of Older Boomers see homeownership as a good investment
If you are a boomer and thinking about selling, now might be the time to contact me to help determine your options.