The primary reason buyers purchased a home in 2017 was for the sense of ownership. While some traded up or down, many purchased simply for the sake of owning their own home. In fact, 34 percent of those who bought in 2017 were first time homebuyers.
For men, the desire to own a home is related to a sense of pride. Whereas for women, the desire is directly linked to happiness. That being said, 8 percent of those who bought were unmarried couples, 7 percent were single males, 18 percent were single females, and 65 percent were married couples.
The average age of the 2017 buyer was 45, telling us that though many were first time homebuyers, we still aren't seeing a surge in Millennial buyers just yet.
18 percent of buyers were veterans and 3 percent were active service members.
Author:Kurt Galitski Phone: 714-957-6677 Dated: February 12th 2018 Views: 98 About Kurt: After 15 years of founding and running a successful boutique real estate office in Costa Mesa as a l...
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After 15 years of founding and running a successful boutique real estate office in Costa Mesa as a licensed broker, Kurt's passion has always been in real estate sales and it shows. Kurt and his group did 140 plus transactions while managing a successful office. His sales and marketing expertise offers sellers the ultimate in advertising exposure and proven marketing strategies to sell your property… fast. For Kurt and his group, the aim is clear—to help you achieve your slice of “the good life”.
Specializing in residential sales and investments, Kurt has been featured in Orange Coast Magazine for five consecutive years as a Five Star Agent. Client satisfaction is very important to him. Competitive in business and sports, Kurt works hard and plays harder. He enjoys a competitive round of golf, cycling, and a day on the slopes with his family. He’s the former Chairman of Parks and Recreation for the city of Costa Mesa and former board member of Costa Mesa United. Today, he enjoys volunteering his time with the Costa Mesa and Estancia High School Foundations.
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"Kurt Galitski is awesome. We needed our home sold as soon as possible. We sold our home in a month and a half. Kurt kept us advised about everything. We were advised by phone calls,texts, and emails through every step of the way. If in the future that I need to buy a home or anyone needing a realtor in the Orange County area I will refer Kurt Galitski"