Medical and student debt handicapping Americans’ housing hopes



Aspiring home buyers with medical debt are more likely than others to be denied a mortgage, while those with student loan debt more often put off buying. That’s according to the 4th annual Zillow Group Report on Consumer Housing Trends, released today. Personal debt – particularly credit card, student loan and medical – tremendously impacts […]

College graduates housing aspirations are ‘unrealistic’



Most college graduates aged under 30 have painted an optimistic picture of their future, insisting they’ll be just as well off than their parents when it comes to housing, according to a new survey by the NHP Foundation. The nonprofit, which works to provide affordable housing for young people, said that even those graduates who’re […]

Childcare costs undermines middle-class housing aspirations



Upper-middle-class families are more likely than low or upper-class families to rely on their extended family for childcare, according to the Zillow Housing Aspirations Report