Economists' Outlook

Housing stats and analysis from NAR's research experts.

Profile of Single Male Home Buyers

  • The median household income for single male homebuyers was $54,900 in 2009.
  • 63 percent of single male buyers were first-time home buyers.
  • 82 percent of recent single male buyers purchased their home through an agent.
  • Two-fifths of single male buyers purchased a home because of their desire to own a home.
  • 64 percent of single male buyers purchased a single-family home.
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