In the 2015 Home Buyer and Seller Trends Report produced by The National Association of Realtors®, Millennials were the largest population segment involved in purchasing homes in 2014 at 32%, followed closely by Generation X at 27%. Below is the complete breakdown for both buying and selling by age segment.

 

Birth Years

Ages

Buyers

Sellers

Millennials:

1980-1995

34 an younger

32%

15%

Generation X:

1965-1979

35 to 49

27%

27%

Younger Boomers:

1955-1964

50 to 59

16%

20%

Older Boomers:

1946-1954

60 to 68

15%

23%

Silent Generation:

1925-1945

69 to 89

10%

16%