AHURI More young adults staying home, for longer

Examining trends in first home purchasing

One third of young adults not living independently

Traditionally early adulthood, for Australians aged between 25 and 34, was the time when people formed long-term relationships and bought their first home. In 1995–96 the average age of first home buyers purchasing a new home was 33 years, whereas 22 years later in 2017–18 the average age of first home buyers was 36 years.

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