Home Buying Process When Married Couples Decide to Buy a Home

When Married Couples Decide to Buy a Home


First Time Homebuyer Statistics

Tying The Knot With A Home

Buying a home is a huge step in a person’s life. Most, ninety three percent, of couples say they will cross that bridge post marriage. Buying a house is something that ties couples together almost us much as marriage in people’s eyes. That could be why people are in such a rush to tie the knot.


Out of two thousand people that were asked to be in the survey, ninety two percent of them said it meant a lot to them because they were making memories with their spouse. And eighty eight percent of them said it made their relationship and love stronger because their spouse was willing to make such a huge commitment with them, almost like another reminder that they are in it for the long haul. Eighty percent said purchasing a house was almost putting a price on their marriage which made it an even stronger of a bond between them. When these couples look back thirty five percent of them say they almost wish they would have made that step sooner then what they did.

New Home Buying Trends

Things today are starting to change. Couples used to wait longer then they do today. Seventeen percent of couples purchase their home before they were married and twenty four percent of those couples were between the age of eighteen to twenty four years old. Thirty eight percent of couples buy their home within the first four years of their marriage. Fifteen percent of couples wait until five to eight years into their marriage. Eight percent wait nine to twenty year in and five percent wait twenty plus years.

Tips For Taking the Plunge

Purchasing a home can be very stressful and trying on a marriage but there are a few things you can do to help with that process. Dr. Robi has a few tips for couples to follow while purchasing a home. Couples must be honest with themselves and open about things like finances. If you can only afford a certain house then make sure you both understand the price range and only shop within that range. Figure out what you want in a home and what you need in a home and what you are willing to compromise on. Also figure out your priorities ahead of time. Your future plans are more things to consider like are kids in the future and how many. If you are planning on 3 kids, a one or two bedroom home will just not do. Last but not least be patient while searching for the perfect home. Searching for a home can be very stressful with a lot of let downs. There are many reasons why things may not work out with one house or another but just keep in mind the perfect home will come. What is meant to be will be.

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