Below, UrbanTurf pulls out some of the more interesting stats pertaining to U.S. home sellers in 2021:
- 45 — The average age of home sellers; if this seems like déjà vu, this was also the average age for homebuyers.
- 24% — The share of home sellers aged 60 or older.
- 31% — The share of home sellers who were millennials, the largest generation represented among sellers.
- 72% — The percentage of home sellers who were non-Hispanic white.
- 36% — The percentage of sellers who had household incomes below $50,000; 33% of sellers had household incomes above $100,000.
- 70% — The percentage of sellers who sold a detached house.
- 24% — The percentage of sellers who reported receiving four or more offers on their homes; it was 14% in 2020.
- 14 — The number of years the average seller had lived in their home before putting it on the market.
- 3 — The number of bedrooms in the home sold by the median seller. Sold homes also tended to be 1,536 square feet and had two bathrooms.
- 46% — The percentage of sellers who listed their home due to a change in household composition.
- 35% — The percentage of sellers who listed because they were working from home more.
Zillow surveyed over 2,000 sellers between March and August 2021.
This article originally published at https://dc.urbanturf.com/articles/blog/one-in-4-sellers-received-four-or-more-offers-us-home-sells-in-2021-by-the-/18787.
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