While millennials have long been thought of as the hesitant generation when it comes to purchasing homes, the tide has shifted, and those aged 36 and under now comprise the largest percentage of first-time homebuyers.1 But recent home buying activity is not exclusive to only millennials. Many other generations are buying for various reasons as well. And while additional rumors have circulated about the millennial generation being one that doesn’t utilize outside assistance, most use professionals to purchase their homes. This shows that while new technology has been introduced to the home buying process, professionals are still a crucial piece. Here are some other home buying trends.