Economists are concerned as millennials delay homeownership



Economists are reportedly worried that millennials are not buying homes on the same timeline as previous generations, the Urban Institute says.

Here’s how much Americans value homeownership



Homeownership is so desirable among Americans that they’re willing to make extreme sacrifices, even if it means giving up some of their basic rights, if it means getting a chance to buy a home, according to a new survey.

Limited English proficiency linked to lower homeownership rates



People living in areas with lower levels of proficiency in English have significantly lower rates of homeownership, according to a new study.

2017 Home Ownership Rate Bounces Upward



News from the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) has revealed that the share of Americans who own homes is steadily climbing. Home ownership has increased in the second quarter, seemingly reversing a sharp downward trend that began back in 2008.

Habitat For Humanity: Too many Americans lack safe, secure, and affordable housing



Most Americans and Canadians believe their governments aren’t doing enough to provide affordable housing for their populations, according to a new survey by Habitat for Humanity.

5 reasons why homeownership rates in the U.S. remain so low



Although local job markets are improving and borrowers can enjoy historically low mortgage rates, the U.S. homeownership rate remains stuck near a 50-year low because of a perverse mix of affordability challenges, student loan debt, tight credit conditions and housing supply shortages. Those are the findings of a new white paper titled, “Hurdles to Homeownership: […]

3 million young people were shut out of the housing market in the last 10 years



A new study from Genworth Mortgage Insurance has revealed that around three million potential first time home buyers were shut out of the real estate markets in the last decade.

Delaying homeownership puts millennials’ finances in jeopardy, experts warn



Many millennials are said to be delaying their entrance into the housing market, and that decision could impact their finances for years to come, real estate experts warn.

Minorities and young people being left behind in housing, Pew Research Center says



The rate of homeownership among young people and minorities has fallen sharply in the last ten years or so. More worryingly, these demographic groups have missed out

NAR experts discuss ways to increase home ownership rates in the U.S.



The homeownership rate in America continues to hover around a 50-year low, but experts gathered for an event in the Washington, D.C. offices of the National Association of Realtors last week said that there are real-world opportunities to turn that trend around.

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