Joint Center For Housing Studies

Harvard Study Highlights Post-Recession Housing Progress But Work To Be Done

By Jon Anderson / June 19, 2018 / 0 Comments

The only hope many younger generations have to accumulate wealth is to stay cozy with grandma. Since 1995 (over a decade before the Recession), the median wealth of 25-34 year olds declined 39 percent, while 35-44 year olds declined 27 percent, and 45-54 year olds’ wealth declined 15 percent. There have been potent gains reported […]

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Girl Power: More Women Are Buying Real Estate Before They Put a Ring On It To The Tune of $72 Billion

By Joanna England / April 2, 2013 / 0 Comments

Sure, it’s easier to buy a home when you have a spouse. Dual income households tend to be a no-brainer to some mortgage lenders. But that hasn’t kept all the single ladies from becoming independent women with homes of their own and, of course, bills, bills, bills. In fact, this segment of real estate consumers […]

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