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Millionaire to Millennials: Buy a Home Now!

KCM Crew, October 10th, 2017 In a CNBC article, self-made millionaire David Bach explained that “the single biggest mistake millennials are making” is not purchasing a home because buying real estate is “an escalator to wealth.” Bach went on to explain: “If millennials don’t … Continue reading

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Millennial Women Hold Better Credit Scores than Men

But trail behind in homeownership rates August 4, 2017, Kelsey Ramírez, HousingWire.com A new study from LendingTree shows Millennial women are better than men at improving their credit score. Millennial women held an average credit score of 666, higher than men’s credit scores … Continue reading

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Millennial Homeownership Rate Increases

KCM Crew, August 3rd, 2017 Recent headlines exclaimed the homeownership rate, as reported by the Census Bureau, rose again in the second quarter of 2017. What didn’t get much attention in the reports is that the homeownership rate for American households under … Continue reading

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The Home Equity Problem for Generation X

DSNews.com, July 19th, 2017 There is a disparity with home equity between Gen Xers and millennials, according to a recent report released by Zillow—which says that millennials and Gen Xers have similar median loan to value ratios on their mortgage. And … Continue reading

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Millennials Far More Likely to Regret their Real Estate Choices

One in five Americans say real estate mistake now holding them back July 13, 2017;, Kelsey Ramírez, HOusingWire.com The housing market improved significantly since the recession including rising home prices and a drop in foreclosures, however many Americans are still scarred … Continue reading

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Homebuying Millennials Not Motivated by Starting Families

Survey results show a different kind of mortgage borrower July 12, 2017,  Kelsey Ramírez, HousingWire.com Millennials are entering the housing market, many for the first time, and fighting over the limited housing inventory available, according to May’s Millennial Tracker report … Continue reading

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They Don’t Spend Like They Used to

DSNews.com, July 5th, 2017 A recent report published by Bankrate suggests that younger millennials aged 18 to 26 spend more on daily, habitual expenses, such as eating out, coffee, and alcohol, than any other generation, which can limit their long-term ability to … Continue reading

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