Top 6 Home Buyer Concerns For 2015

Dated: August 25 2015

Views: 295

Rising home prices tops the list of home buyer concerns this year. A huge shift from last year when nearly half of the buyers said their most concern was the limited number of homes for sale. According to a new survey more than 3,500 buyers released by the real estate brokerage Redfin.  In this survey, nearly 27% of respondents cited high or rising home prices as their top concern. Another 17% claimed they were most concerned about competition from other buyers. First time home buyers in particular worried about the rising home prices. From the survey there were 31% of first time home buyers said that higher home prices were their top concern. Below I have listed the following six home buyer concerns this year:


1. Affordability: "Prices are rising to high"-27%

2. "There's too much competition from other buyers"-17%

3. "There arent enough homes to choose from"- 14%

4. "I need to sell a home first"- 8%

5. "I might not have enough for a down payment"- 6%

6. "Mortgage rates will go up before I can buy"- 5%

Blog author image

Terry Ivie

Texas Real Estate Consumer Protection Notice

Want to Advertise on this Site?

Latest Blog Posts

How To Know If Its Time To Buy A Home

Owning your own home has long been part of the American dream. It's a goal most of us rightfully aspire to, and one that can often help build wealth. Indeed, 64% of Americans own a home today. If'

Read More

Health Benefits Of Strawberries

Did you know that strawberries have been around since ancient Roman times; and were used for medicinal purposes such as: alleviating inflammation, fever, kidney stones, bad breath, gout and more!

Read More

Distorted SelfImage

Have you ever been to an amusement park that had those crazy mirrors that make you look funny? There are mirrors that make us look really tall and thin. Others that make us look short and wide.

Read More

The Telltale Signs Its Time To Refinance

Have you been giving some thought to how you might be able to save money if you refinanced your mortgage? How do you decide if it’s really worth it? Here are four signs that show you might

Read More