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Do You Fit the Description of the Typical First Time Homebuyer?




Do You Fit the Description of the Typical First Time Homebuyer? | Keeping Current Matters

There are many people sitting on the sidelines trying to decide if they should purchase a home or sign a rental lease. Some might wonder if it makes sense to purchase a house before they are married and have a family. Others may think they are too young. And still others might think their current income would never enable them to qualify for a mortgage.

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Two Great Reasons to Buy not Rent




Two Great Reasons to Buy not Rent | Keeping Current Matters

There are many young people debating whether they should renew the lease on their apartment or sign a contract to purchase their first home.

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2015: The Return of the Millennial Home Buyer




2015: The Return of the Millennial Home Buyer | Keeping Current Matters

Earlier this month, Zillow predicted that millennial buyers (under the age of 35) will become the largest group of buyers, overtaking Gen X (35-50 years old) by the end of 2015.

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New York Times: Homeownership is Best Way To Build Wealth




New York Times: Homeownership is Best Way To Build Wealth | Keeping Current Matters

The New York Times recently published an editorial entitled, Homeownership and Wealth Creation.” The housing market has made a strong recovery, not only in sales and prices, but also in the confidence of consumers and experts as an investment.

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Confusing Real Estate News? An Agent Can Help




Confusing Real Estate News? An Agent Can Help | Keeping Current Matters

Below are the headlines from three separate news releases issued over a one month period:

11/3/2014 – Millions of Potential New Households Waiting Out the Recovery

11/11/2014 – Experts: First-Time Homebuyers’ Weak Finances Holding Back Housing Market

And then, the contrarian view:

12/2/2014 – In 2015, Millennials Will Be Biggest Home Buying Group

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