Morning Minute: Taking a closer look at the Gen X homebuyer

Home purchases are picking up among Generation X consumers as more have built up equity and are ready for move up properties, according to the National Association of REALTORS®’ Home Buyer and Seller Generational Trends study. As home prices have risen and the job market has strengthened, the Gen X share of the home buying market has climbed to 28 percent compared to 26 percent in 2016. Read more.

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About Stephanie Sievers

Stephanie Sievers is Senior Editor for the Illinois Association of REALTORS®. She serves as Senior Editor for IAR publications including the Illinois REALTOR® magazine and all other IAR publications. She is responsible for developing content for the Illinois REALTOR® Weekly Connection e-newsletter, coordinates the IAR Twitter account content at ILREALTOR and plans and develops content for videos. She assists in developing and writing content for the IAR blog. She also is involved in researching and drafting news releases and coordinates the news media distribution database and newsclips reports for the Association. She also assists in IAR spokesperson training seminars and is involved in development of association briefing materials on issues. She assists with the housing statistics program and reports.

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