A Millennial’s Guide to Homeownership
The Millennial Generation is the largest generation in United States history. According to the US Census Bureau:
“[Millennials] born between 1982-2000, now number 83.1 million and represent more than one-quarter of the nation’s population. Their size exceeds that of the 75.4 million baby boomers.”
If you’re one of the millions of Millennials who’s seen their peers begin to buy homes recently and are wondering what it would take for you to do the same… you’ve found the right eGuide!
There are so many stereotypes and myths about the Millennial Generation as a whole…AND about what it takes to buy a home in today’s market.
Myths have prevented many Millennials from considering homeownership as an option for them and their families.
Our goal with this eGuide is to provide you with the information you’ll need to make the best decision for you and your family in regards to homeownership. We’ll break down the myths and stereotypes that have long been believed to be true, as well as shed light on the opportunity you have to build wealth using your monthly housing cost.
According to Black Knight Financial Service’s Mortgage Monitor Report, 1.5 million Americans have purchased a home with down payments under than 10% over the last 12 months.
The results of countless studies have shown that potential home buyers. Even current homeowners, have an inflated view of what is really required to qualify for a mortgage in today’s market.
One of the main reasons why For Sale By Owners (FSBOs) don’t use a real estate agent is because they believe they will save the commission an agent charges for getting their house on the market and selling it.
When a homeowner decides to sell their house, they obviously want the best possible price for it with the least amount of hassles along the way. However, for the vast majority of sellers, the most important result is actually getting their homes sold.
Buyer demand is increasing as the inventory of homes available for sale remains low. If you are thinking about listing your home for sale this year, let’s meet up so I can help you take advantage of current market conditions!
Every three years, the Federal Reserve conducts their Survey of Consumer Finances in which they collect data across all economic and social groups
The majority of states in the Midwest and South offer a lower cost of living compared to Northeast and Western states.
Millennials are not the ‘renter’ generation. Millennials purchased a larger percentage (34%) of homes in the U.S.
Spring is traditionally the busiest season for real estate. Buyers, experiencing cabin fever all winter, emerge like flowers through the snow in search of their dream home.
The outlook for 2017 remains positive as well, as an additional 600 thousand properties will regain equity if home prices rise another 5% this year.
Selling your home is a matter of competition in today’s real estate. You’re competing with other like minded sellers all fighting for the right offer at the right from an eager buyer.
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California Prop 60 and Prop 90 Property Tax Transfer Rates
Home Buyer Demand Continues To Outpace Homes For Sale. The price of any item is determined by the supply of that item, as well as the market demand.
Inventory Drops Again, Sales Slow. Inventory of existing homes for sale dropped to a 4.3-month supply, marking the 25th month in a row of declines.
Americans who have money to set aside for the next 10 years would rather invest in real estate than any other type of investment.
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