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As Gen Z enters the housing market, here's what agents need to know
As Gen Z enters the housing market, here's what agents need to know

There are already approximately 100,000 Gen Z homeowners and that number will only continue to increase. While they share some concerns with earlier generations about affordability, 83 percent of Gen Z see themselves entering the real estate market within the...

Want to know where home prices will be rising? Look for a new Starbucks
Want to know where home prices will be rising? Look for a new Starbucks

Neighborhood amenities can make a difference on how much buyers want a specific home, and there is one amenity that seems to have a larger impact on home values than any other – Starbucks locations. A recent study by the...

Homeownership rate among minorities rising
Homeownership rate among minorities rising

The homeownership rate among minorities continues to increase, but there is still some progress to be made, according to the National Association of Home Builders. The homeownership rate among all minority groups in the second quarter of the year is...

The reasons why millennials don’t own a home
The reasons why millennials don’t own a home

Millennials have turned out to be the largest generation in history, but surprisingly, they make up the smallest percentage of U.S. homeowners among all generations. Although most millennials, those ages 18 to 34, have reached their peak homebuying years, a...

Homebuying trends among baby boomers
Homebuying trends among baby boomers

In recent years, baby boomers are accounting for a smaller portion of the homeowning population, currently just 25 percent, and a new report finds that they typically prefer not to take advantage of the technology available to streamlines the homebuying...

Why the homeownership rate remains low
Why the homeownership rate remains low

At just over 64 percent, the national homeownership rate among U.S. adults remains stubbornly low. For young adults between the ages of 25 and 34, the rate is even lower than it was less than a generation ago, but precisely...

Millennial homebuyers worked overtime, sold cryptocurrency for down payment savings
Millennial homebuyers worked overtime, sold cryptocurrency for down payment savings

To make ends meet while saving up for a down payment, cash-strapped millennials are getting creative. A Redfin survey of 2,000 millennial homebuyers (age 24 to 38) found nearly four in 10 took on a second job to accrue enough...

Emerging trend in real estate: Making your vacation home your permanent home
Emerging trend in real estate: Making your vacation home your permanent home

Vacation homes often provide people with the best of both worlds: live where they work and have the option to visit their dream destination whenever they please. Many are finding a way to do both. Turning a vacation home into...

Which summer features make a home worth more?
Which summer features make a home worth more?

Homes listed with summer features can be sold for nearly 10 percent more than homes without the summer features. To figure out which features were the priciest and most sought-after, realtor.com conducted a study by looking at homes on their...

Today’s homebuying trends among Gen X
Today’s homebuying trends among Gen X

As millennials begin to take over the homeowning population, Generation X buyers are making up a smaller portion of the housing market, accounting for just 30 percent of it. MetroStudy partnered with Zillow to discover and analyze trends in the...

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