It’s true that most first-time homebuyers are traditionally in the 20 to 30-year range.
But the housing bubble, the unemployment crisis, and the investment losses of the Wall Street bubble left a lot of people without the resources at that age.
Now it’s far more common for a first time home buyer to be 40 or older.
These are the people who would have been buying right as everything fell apart, and who have finally recovered and rebuilt enough to dive into home-ownership.
To get your feet wet, here are the 9 steps to buying a home.