Millennials & real estate

Millennials Will Break The Bank On Homes To Appear More Successful

By April Towery / August 8, 2019 / 0 Comments

Forget keeping up with the Joneses; kids these days just want to blow the Joneses out of the water. Many consumers have spent too much on a luxury handbag, or signed on for a car payment that might require a regular phone call to Mom and Dad. But the price tag of appearing successful, wealthy, […]

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Millennials Don’t Want Your Big Houses, Unless They Do

By Bethany Erickson / July 8, 2019 / 0 Comments
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It started as a drumbeat last March, as Candace Taylor of the Wall Street Journal wrote that Baby Boomers who built million-dollar, large homes, suddenly were finding it difficult to unload them because Millennial buyers (the next market of age to buy a home after Gen Xers) were disinterested in (or couldn’t afford) the homes. […]

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Turtle Creek Gardens: Living Well And Wisely While Saving For Down Payment

By Jon Anderson / November 7, 2018 / 2 Comments

Homeownership is the most consistent way to build up the nest egg you’ll need in retirement. People who downsize their homes are cashing out equity built up over a lifetime (and telling the kids they’re on their own). Sure, there are many reports that claim folks who rent in some areas make out better. But […]

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Could IRS Ruling Quicken Pace Of Homeownership For Student Loan Holders?

By Jon Anderson / September 11, 2018 / 1 Comment

In Texas, the average debt is $26,292 and 56 percent of residents hold student loan debt. But one company found a way to make it go away faster. In 1995, about a quarter of adults aged 20-29 had student loan debt. In 2016, it had increased to 47 percent. The percentage who had less than […]

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Strong Economy Fueling Millennial Home Demand

By Joshua Baethge / February 13, 2018 / 0 Comments

Plenty of data has shown that Millennials have been eschewing homeownership more than previous generations. That trend may now be reversing according to data from HomeLight, a company that utilizes complex data analysis to better understand real estate markets across the country. “Millennial is a broad term, but when we look at our data, we […]

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Nearly One-Third of Dallas-Fort Worth Millennials Still Live at Home

By Heather Hunter / March 29, 2017 / 4 Comments

We already know that, due to factors like job availability and housing affordability, Millennials enter the housing market later than any other previous generation. But a surprising number of 18 to 34 year olds aren’t just not buying their first homes, they’re still living at home. Millennials represent the most diverse, best-educated segment of our […]

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