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There are many reasons people fall in love with Wisconsin lakes. Spectacular sunrises and sunsets, good fishing, a tour of the water in a favorite boat, a beautiful backdrop to enjoy scenery and explore nature, a place to reflect or just get away from it all. With more than 15,000 Wisconsin lakes, there are many types and sizes of lakes all with their own unique character and natural assets.

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Friday, February 13, 2015

RE/MAX REALTY Center makes exciting annoucement...

RE/MAX REALTY Center makes exciting annoucement...

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Friday, January 30, 2015

How are first-time homebuyers becoming more diverse?

How are first-time homebuyers becoming more diverse?


How are first-time homebuyers becoming more diverse?

  • Using data from NAR’s 2006-2014 Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers, we
    can examine how the demographics of first-time homebuyers have changed
    over the last 9 years. What do these numbers show us about the diversity
    of buyers, and what insight can they provide for the future?
  • The demographic characteristics of first-time buyers overall has
    remained consistent over the last 9 years with slight increases and
Household Composition of First-Time Buyers:

  • Since 2006 the distribution of first-time buyers’ household
    composition has remained predominantly married couples, making up an
    average of 52% of first-time buyers.
  • On average 22% of first-time buyers were single females and 12% were single males or unmarried couples.
Household ChartHousehold Graph

Median Age of First-Time Buyers:

  • The median age of first-time buyers has remained within a 3 year age gap between 30-32 years old.
  • The average median age of first-time buyers since 2006 was 31 years old.
Med Age Chart

Med Age graph

Racial and Ethnic Distribution of First-Time Buyers:

  • The racial and ethnic distribution of first-time buyers has remained
    predominately White/Caucasian, making up an average of 77% of
    first-time buyers since 2006.
  • The averages of other races and ethnicities are:
    • Black/African American: 8%
    • Hispanic/Latino: 8%
    • Asian/Pacific Islander: 7%
    • Other: 3%
Race ChartRace Graph

Country of Birth of First-Time Buyers:

  • Since 2006 the number of first-time buyers who were born in the U.S.
    has increased and then decreased settling back to 86% in 2014, the same
    as in 2006.
  • On average 87% of first-time buyers were born in the U.S. and 13% were born outside of the U.S.
COB Chart

COB Graph

Primary Language Spoken by First-Time Buyers:

  • Over the last 9 years, English has remained the primary language of first-time buyers.
  • On average 7% of first-time buyers spoke other languages, while 93% spoke primarily English.
PL ChartPL Graph

The Future of First-Time Buyers:

  • While the demographics of first-time buyers over the last 9 years
    have not necessarily seen great changes, there is still the outlook for
    the future.
  • William Frey, of the Brookings Institution, recently published the
    book “Diversity Explosion” which looks at the demographic future of
  • Frey expounds that America is becoming a country with no racial
    majority, with a dramatic growth of young minority populations expected.
  • Frey predicts that sometime after 2040 there will be no racial
    majority; this would ultimately change the demographics of the
    first-time homebuyers moving towards greater diversity. 
Population Projection

For more information on this research, check out the:

2014 Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers and William Frey’s book Diversity Explosion

Monday, November 17, 2014