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Infographic: Who Bought Homes in 2017?

The California Association of Realtors created this infographic and when it appeared in my inbox early yesterday, I knew I had to get it up on the blog for you! The San Diego real estate market has been interesting in recent years to say the least, and with inventory being at record lows, it has a lot of San Diegan’s asking…”Who is buying these homes?” Here is a birds-eye-view into who purchased real estate in 2017. Right click to save this free infographic!

inforgraphic from the california association of realtors


Their findings were interesting, but no surprise for a market like San Diego. 18% of home buyers were veterans, but as this is data for California, we estimate that number to be higher. The typical buyer is 45 years old, and 18% of buyers in 2017 were single females, compared to only 7% of single males. First time homebuyers made a staggering dent in 2017 home buying, coming in at 34% of all home buyers.

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