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Here are 5 Reasons for Low Homeownership Rate

Keeping homeownership near 50-year low June 9, 2017, Kelsey Ramírez, HousingWire.com The job market continues to show improvement, and interest rates remain historically low, yet the homeownership rate in the U.S. remains near a 50-year low. The National Association of Realtors … Continue reading

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Here’s How STudent Loan Debt Plays a Role in the Future of Housing

How does it impact housing starts? October 12, 2016, Brena Swanson. HousingWire.com Student loan debt is playing its biggest role in the mortgage process yet, and it doesn’t look like it’s changing anytime soon. After all, many Millennials have yet to … Continue reading

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Millennials Finally Starting to Buy Homes

Homeownership increasing at significantly higher rate August 11, 2016, Kelsey Ramírez, HousingWire.com As Millennials get older, they are increasing homeownership rates faster than in previous years, according to research from Fannie Mae. Fewer Millennials are buying homes than previous generations, true.  However … Continue reading

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Yes, College Grads More Likely to Buy a Home …. But

Fannie Mae finds student debt delays it July 28, 2016, Kelsey Ramírez, HousingWire.com Graduating from college is one of the most satisfying feelings there is, and upon finishing, one’s earning potential increases tremendously, but it comes at a price. Total student … Continue reading

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What Millennials Really Want out of the Home Buying Experience

And what we don’t want June 13, 2016, Kelsey Ramírez, housingWire.com Millennials are growing older, and, while not ready to buy homes yet, they are still slowly starting to enter the market. Lenders will need to prepare for this new generation … Continue reading

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NAR Survey Shows How College, Student Debt Affect Homeownership

Many Millennials delaying homeownership June 13, 2016, Kelsey Ramírez, HousingWire.com Out of non-homeowners paying their student debt on time, 71% said their debt is hindering them from purchasing a home, and over 50% said they expect to be delayed more than … Continue reading

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How to Buy When You’re in Debt

DAILY REAL ESTATE NEWS | FRIDAY, APRIL 08, 2016 With mortgage rates remaining near historic lows, many financial experts are making the case that student-loan debt doesn’t have to hold back millennials from buying a home. But the message isn’t … Continue reading

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