Millennial generation

Dallas Scores a B Minus For Millennial Homebuyers

By Heather Hunter / July 6, 2017 / 0 Comments

Another day, another article about what Millennials are — or are not — up to. With housing affordability looming as a constant concern, it comes as no surprise that Millennials find themselves profoundly affected. They’re feeling the pinch, even in Dallas where housing remains more within reach than in many areas of the country. A […]

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Millennial Homebuyers Present Challenges and Opportunities for DFW Housing Market

By Leah Shafer / November 2, 2016 / 0 Comments

Nationally, about half of American homebuyers are under 36, according to the latest study on consumer trends from Zillow, putting them squarely in the Millennial camp, born from the early 1980s to the early 2000s. Mail surveys from the National Association of Realtors indicate that first timers account for about 32 percent of all buyers, and Dallas Builders […]

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Here are the Top Five Things Millennials Look for in a Rental Property

By Leah Shafer / September 12, 2016 / 0 Comments

We’ve all heard the sad story of Millennials living with their parents, drowning in student debt, and working at Starbucks with liberal arts degrees. While part of that image is accurate for a percentage of the U.S. population—a recent Pew Research Study showed 32 percent of Millennials do live with the folks—a larger percentage of those 18 to 34 years old […]

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San Antonio and Houston May be Popular With Millennials, but NAR Says Austin and Dallas are Better Values

By Joanna England / July 25, 2014 / 0 Comments

Where are all the first-time homebuyers? In their cozy rentals, that’s where! With a market almost completely devoid of newby buyers, and the rental market being as competitive as it is (just ask my friend looking for a single-family home in East Dallas!), and prices going up across all segments, it’s just hard to find […]

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Hey Millennials! Not Sure if You Can Afford Your Dream Home? Realtor.com and Bankrate Now Have an App For That

By Joanna England / June 25, 2014 / 4 Comments

  I love using real estate apps on my phone. Every time I drive by a “For Sale” sign in a neighborhood, I pull out my phone and queue up one of my favorite listing apps (yes, I have more than one on my phone!) and check out the property and sometimes other ones nearby. […]

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