Here is an interesting statistic of the average American home buyer taken from a national survey conducted by the National Association of Realtors.
Average Age of the First Time Homebuyer = 30
Average Age of All Homebuyers = 35
Average Age of All Homesellers = 45
Average Age of All Real Estate Agents = 55
Average number of homes that buyers viewed before purchase = 12
Average length of home search = 12 months