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Average age of first-time buyer rises from 30 to 34

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  • 10/02/2003
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Figures from the Office for National Statistics have revealed the age of first-time buyers in the U...

Figures from the Office for National Statistics have revealed the age of first-time buyers in the UK today is 34 ‘ up from 30 in 1974. This has further increased to 36 in the South East and East Anglia. The average first-time buyer paid £85,000 in 2001 compared with £141,300 in London and £53,100 in the North East. Some 40% of buyers were first-time buyers in 2001, compared with 54% in 1994.


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