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What You Want To Know If You’re Pursuing Your Dream of Homeownership

By |2022-12-01T04:00:59-07:00December 1st, 2022|Categories: Buying Myths, First Time Home Buyers, For Buyers, Gen Z, Housing Market Updates, Millennials, Move-Up Buyers, Real Estate|

If you’re a young adult, you may be thinking about your goals and priorities for the months and years ahead. And if homeownership ranks high on your goal sheet, you’re in good company. Many of your peers are also pursuing their dream of owning a home. The 2022 Millennial & Gen Z Borrower Sentiment Report [...]

Your House Could Be the #1 Item on a Homebuyer’s Wish List During the Holidays

By |2022-11-28T04:00:23-07:00November 28th, 2022|Categories: For Sellers, Housing Market Updates, Millennials, Real Estate|

Each year, homeowners planning to make a move are faced with a decision: sell their house during the holidays or wait. And others who have already listed their homes may think about removing their listings and waiting until the new year to go back on the market. The truth is many buyers want to purchase [...]

More People Are Finding the Benefits of Multigenerational Households Today

By |2022-11-17T04:00:24-07:00November 17th, 2022|Categories: Baby Boomers, Demographics, For Buyers, Gen Z, Generation X, Millennials, Real Estate|

If you’re thinking of buying a home and living with siblings, parents, or grandparents, then multigenerational living may be for you. The Pew Research Center defines a multigenerational household as a home with two or more adult generations. And the number of individuals choosing multigenerational living has increased over the past 50 years. As you [...]

Do You Believe Homeownership Is Out of Reach? Maybe It Doesn’t Have To Be.

By |2022-11-03T03:00:44-07:00November 3rd, 2022|Categories: Demographics, First Time Home Buyers, For Buyers, Gen Z, Millennials, Move-Up Buyers, Real Estate|

It turns out, millennials aren’t the renter generation after all. The 2022 Consumer Insights Report from Mynd says there’s a portion of millennial and Gen Z buyers who are pursuing homeownership as a way to build their wealth, but it may not be exactly the way previous generations have done it. The study explains how [...]

Millennials Are Still a Driving Force of Today’s Buyer Demand

By |2022-10-27T03:00:42-07:00October 27th, 2022|Categories: Demographics, For Sellers, Housing Market Updates, Millennials, Real Estate|

If you’re thinking about selling your house but wondering if buyers are still out there, know that there are still people who are searching for a home to buy today. And your house may be exactly what they’re looking for. While the millennial generation has been dubbed the renter generation, that namesake may not be [...]

What Is Multigenerational Housing? [INFOGRAPHIC]

By |2022-04-15T03:00:19-07:00April 15th, 2022|Categories: Baby Boomers, Buying Myths, Demographics, First Time Home Buyers, For Buyers, Gen Z, Generation X, Infographics, Millennials, Move-Up Buyers, Real Estate, Senior Market|

Some Highlights If you have additional loved ones coming to live with you but don’t have enough space, it may be time to consider a larger, multigenerational home. Some key benefits of multigenerational living include a combined homebuying budget, shared caregiving duties, enhanced relationships, and more. These benefits might be why more people are choosing [...]

Millennials: Do You Need a Home with More Space?

By |2022-02-28T04:00:09-07:00February 28th, 2022|Categories: Demographics, Down Payments, For Buyers, For Sellers, Millennials, Move-Up Buyers, Real Estate|

If you’re a millennial, homebuying might be top of mind for you. Your generation is the largest group of homebuyers in the market today and has been since 2014, according to the National Association of Realtors (NAR). And while other millennials are looking to buy for the first time, you may be one of the [...]

Advice for First-Generation Homebuyers

By |2021-12-14T04:00:30-07:00December 14th, 2021|Categories: Demographics, First Time Home Buyers, For Buyers, Gen Z, Millennials, Real Estate|

The sense of pride you’ll feel when you purchase a home can’t be overstated. For first-generation homebuyers, that feeling of accomplishment is even greater. That’s because the pride of homeownership for first-generation buyers extends far beyond the homebuyer. AJ Barkley, Head of Neighborhood and Community Lending for Bank of America, says: “Achieving this goal can [...]

What’s Causing Today’s Competitive Real Estate Market? [INFOGRAPHIC]

By |2021-10-08T03:00:31-07:00October 8th, 2021|Categories: For Sellers, Housing Market Updates, Infographics, Interest Rates, Millennials, New Construction, Real Estate|

Some Highlights Today’s strong sellers’ market is the direct result of high demand and low supply. Low mortgage rates and generational trends have created an increased demand for homes. Meanwhile, the slower pace of new home construction and homeowners staying in their homes longer have both led to today’s low supply. If you’re thinking of [...]

Is a 20% Down Payment Really Necessary To Purchase a Home?

By |2021-09-22T03:00:13-07:00September 22nd, 2021|Categories: Buying Myths, Demographics, Down Payments, First Time Home Buyers, For Buyers, Gen Z, Millennials, Real Estate|

There’s a common misconception that, as a homebuyer, you need to come up with 20% of the total sale price for your down payment. In fact, a recent survey by Lending Tree asks what is keeping consumers from purchasing a home. For over half of those surveyed, the ability to afford a down payment is [...]