How old were you when you bought your first home or have you never bought one?MoneySaving Poll Results

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The government has announced a new Help to Buy ISA where itíll add 25% onto the deposit savings of first time buyers. So with this in mind, we wanted to see if the age people buy their first home has changed over the years.

Have you bought a home and if so how old were you the first time you did it?




Results

Iím in my teens (366 votes)
Iíve bought a home246 votes (67%)
I havenít bought a home120 votes (33%)
Iím in my 20s (6010 votes)
I bought my first home in my teens248 votes (4%)
I bought my first home in my 20s4419 votes (74%)
I havenít bought a home1343 votes (22%)
Iím in my 30s (8018 votes)
I bought my first home in my teens326 votes (4%)
I bought my first home in my 20s4480 votes (56%)
I bought my first home in my 30s1882 votes (23%)
I havenít bought a home1330 votes (17%)
Iím in my 40s (8000 votes)
I bought my first home in my teens690 votes (9%)
I bought my first home in my 20s5250 votes (66%)
I bought my first home in my 30s1157 votes (14%)
I bought my first home in my 40s336 votes (4%)
I havenít bought a home567 votes (7%)
Iím in my 50s (7386 votes)
I bought my first home in my teens698 votes (9%)
I bought my first home in my 20s5402 votes (73%)
I bought my first home in my 30s823 votes (11%)
I bought my first home in my 40s172 votes (2%)
I bought my first home in my 50s71 votes (1%)
I havenít bought a home220 votes (3%)
Iím in my 60s (6053 votes)
I bought my first home in my teens338 votes (6%)
I bought my first home in my 20s4530 votes (75%)
I bought my first home in my 30s830 votes (14%)
I bought my first home in my 40s178 votes (3%)
I bought my first home in my 50s54 votes (1%)
I bought my first home in my 60s29 votes (0%)
I havenít bought a home94 votes (2%)
Iím in my 70s (1733 votes)
I bought my first home in my teens41 votes (2%)
I bought my first home in my 20s1258 votes (73%)
I bought my first home in my 30s302 votes (17%)
I bought my first home in my 40s85 votes (5%)
I bought my first home in my 50s21 votes (1%)
I bought my first home in my 60s6 votes (0%)
I bought my first home in my 70s2 votes (0%)
I havenít bought a home18 votes (1%)
Iím 80 or older (315 votes)
I bought my first home in my teens6 votes (2%)
I bought my first home in my 20s142 votes (45%)
I bought my first home in my 30s68 votes (22%)
I bought my first home in my 40s16 votes (5%)
I bought my first home in my 50s7 votes (2%)
I bought my first home in my 60s1 votes (0%)
I bought my first home in my 70s1 votes (0%)
I bought my first home in my 80s7 votes (2%)
I havenít bought a home67 votes (21%)

                   37,881 votes received.

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