Economists' Outlook

Housing stats and analysis from NAR's research experts.

Unmarried Couple Homebuyers

  • The median household income for unmarried couple homebuyers in 2009 was $69,700.
  • Three-quarters of unmarried couple buyers were first-time home buyers.
  • 79 percent of unmarried couples purchased their home through an agent.
  • 81 percent of unmarried couple buyers purchased a single-family home.
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