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National Association of Realtors / November 4, 2013
For most home buyers, the purchase of real estate is one of the largest financial transactions they will make. Buyers purchase a home not only for the desire to own a home of their own, but also because of changes in jobs, family situations, and the need for a smaller or larger living area. This annual survey conducted by the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® of recent home buyers and sellers provides insight into detailed information about their experiences with this important transaction. Here are highlights from the latest report.
- Sixty-six percent of recent home buyers were married couples—the
Richard Florida / Atlantic Cities / October 21, 2013
We all have our own judgments about the psychological makeup of Americans by region, politics, and myriad other factors. And to be sure, this kind of profiling is deeply woven in the segmented marketing philosophies of the more advanced thinkers in business. And now, researchers are beginning to unravel the personalities of the American public by region. And the results are both revealing and confirming.
“Divided We Stand: Three Psychological Regions of the United States and Their Political, Economic, Social and Health Correlates” is a collaboration among a team of leadingRead More