The Next Generation of Home Buying

0.6 min readPublished On: May 6, 2015

Results of an inaugural survey of recent new home buyers across Canada were released today illuminating the nationwide trends in current home buyer preferences. Conducted and produced by Avid Ratings Canada in partnership with the Canadian Home Builders’ Association (CHBA), the first-of-its-kind survey reveals new data in more than 50 in-depth areas of home design, building features, buying preferences and demographics.
The detailed report contains comparisons by seven customer segments, including single/couples without children, growing family with children, downsizing family, semi-retiree/retiree seeking a mixed-age community, semi-retiree/retiree seeking an age-restricted community, investors, and second/vacation home buyers. Over 12,000 home buyers were surveyed in the nationwide market research study. The Canadian Home Buyer Preference National Study is broken down into five main sections.

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