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Study: Children Influence Home-Buying Decisions
A new study from Coldwell Banker Real Estate finds that children may be the "Chief Purchasing Officers" of the family, particularly when it comes to purchasing a new home.

The survey, which was conducted among 2,000 adults across three generations, revealed that 79 percent of Millennial parents (parents age 18-34) and 70 percent of Generation X parents (parents age 35-49) said the needs of their children would be a priority when a decision is being made on whether to move to another residence.

(Source: Realty Today, by Rapti Gupta, 05/20/14) ...
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Condos Highlight Sales Report for Existing Homes
Sales of existing single-family homes were up just 0.5% in April, according to the National Association of Realtors, but sales of condominiums jumped more than 7%.

(Source: CNBC, by Diana Olick, 05/22/14)

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New Homes are Preferred by Buyers, But Prices Are a Turn-Off
A new study by Trulia reveals that 41% of prospective home buyers would prefer a new home over an existing one, but are not enamored of having to pay the premium costs that are associated with today's new structures.

For the same price, 2 in 5 of Americans would strongly or somewhat prefer to buy a newly built home instead of an existing home. Just 21% strongly or somewhat prefer an existing home, while the remaining 38% have no preference. However, Trulia calculates that new homes built in 2013 or 2014 are typically priced 20% higher than older homes of a similar size and location.

(Source: CNBC, by Diana Olick, 05/06/14) ...
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NAHB Study Reveals Key Differences in Home Preferences Based on Race or Ethnicity
According to a new survey by the National Association of Home Builders, there are some significant differences among home buyers when the ethnic backgrounds of these prospective homeowners are examined from an age and income standpoint.

(Source: National Association of Home Builders, 03/10/14) ...
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Number of Americans Planning to Move Predicted to Grow This Year
More Americans are planning to find a new home this year, with 16% expecting to move, compared to 10% a year ago, according to a study by American Express.

Among those planning to relocate, buying has become more popular than renting, says the American Express Spending & Saving Tracker, with more than 17 million Americans expected to purchase a home, condo or co-op (46% vs. 43% in 2013). Sixteen million consumers intend to rent their new residence (44%, down from 47% last year).

(Source: American Express, 03/18/14) ...
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