How Old Are America's Homes?

Posted by Pearl Realty on Friday, July 18th, 2014 at 8:01am.

America's 132 Million Homes

How Old Are They Now? The median age of a home built in the United States is 40. In 1974, when those houses were built, interest rates on 30 year fixed mortgages averaged 9.1%, but the median existing home price was only $32,000!


Source: The U.S. Census Bureau's 2011 Housing Profile, published July 2013, which examines owner-occupied housing and homes in the single family, multifamily, and manufactured/mobile categories.

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