32

the median age for a first-time homebuyer in 2018

Source: Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
Additional Information: This is the same age as in 2002.
Reference: For more information, read the 2020 Consumer Financial Protection Bureau analysis, "Market Snapshot: First-Time Homebuyers." "Market Snapshot: First-Time Homebuyers."

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