One-third of first-time homebuyers in Texas expect to be in their homes for the long haul—at least 16 years—according to the latest Profile of Texas Homebuyers and Sellers. Nearly half of repeat buyers also think they will stay put for 16 years or more. Not all buyers believe they will remain in their current homes that long, though. Twenty-seven percent of first-time buyers and 14% of repeat buyers predict they will move in five years or less. Access the full report at