According to the 2019 Home Buyers and Sellers Generational Trends Report by the National Associations of Realtors, in 2018 Gen Xers made up the second largest share of home buyers by generation at 24%.
The report also provided some highlights about their purchase:
Greatest share that purchased a multi-generational home (16%).
Largest share that purchased a detached single-family home (88%).
Highest median household income ($111,100).
Bought the most expensive homes of all the generations.
Job-related relocation was identified as the primary reason to buy.
But this generation is not only buying- they are selling too!
Largest share of home sellers (25%).
Highest median household income among sellers ($123,600).
Tenure in the previous home was a median of 9 years.
House too small was indicated as the primary reason to sell.
91% sold the home using a real estate professional.