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Category: Millennials

    More Young People Are Buying Homes

    By KCM Crew | August 19, 2021

    There’s a common misconception that younger generations aren’t interested in homeownership. Many people point to the fact that millennials put off purchasing their first home as a reason for this belief. Odeta Kushi, Deputy Chief Economist for First American, explains why millennials have put off certain milestones linked to homeownership. Those delays led to their […] Read More

    The Truths Young Homebuyers Need To Hear

    By KCM Crew | July 7, 2021

    For many young or first-time homebuyers, purchasing a home can feel intimidating. A recent survey shows some homebuyers ages 25 to 40 may be unsure about the homebuying process and what they can afford. It found: “1 in 4 underestimated their buying potential by $150k or more” “1 in 4 underestimated the increase in value […] Read More

    Multigenerational Housing Is Gaining Momentum [INFOGRAPHIC]

    By KCM Crew | April 9, 2021

    Some Highlights If your house is feeling a little cramped with the addition of adult children or aging parents, it might be time to consider a move-up into a multigenerational home that better suits your changing needs. With benefits that include a ... Read More

    Is Homeownership Still Considered Part of the American Dream?

    By KCM Crew | March 31, 2021

    Since the birth of our nation, homeownership has always been considered a major piece of the American Dream. As Frederick Peters reports in Forbes: “The idea of a place of one’s own drives the American story. We became a nation out of a desire to slip the bonds of Europe, which was still in many […] Read More

    Millennials: Is It Time to Buy a Bigger Home?

    By KCM Crew | February 16, 2021

    In today’s housing market, all eyes are on millennials. Not only are millennials the largest generation, but they’re also currently between 25 and 40 years old. These are often considered prime homebuying years when many people begin to form their own households and invest in real estate. If you’re like many millennials who are spending […] Read More

    Knowledge Is Power on the Path to Homeownership

    By KCM Crew | December 1, 2020

    Homeownership is on the goal list for many young adults, but sometimes it’s hard to know exactly how to get there. From understanding the homebuying process to pre-approval and down payment assistance options, uncertainty along the way can ultimately hold some buyers back. Today, there are over 75 million Millennials and 67 million Gen Z’ers […] Read More

    4 Reasons Why the Election Won’t Dampen the Housing Market

    By KCM Crew | November 2, 2020

    Tomorrow, Americans will decide our President for the next four years. That decision will have a major impact on many aspects of life in this country, but the residential real estate market will not be one of them. Analysts will try to measure the impact feasible changes in regulations might have on housing, the effect […] Read More

    Buyer Interest Is Growing among Younger Generations

    By KCM Crew | October 28, 2020

    The demand for homes this year is extraordinary as record-breaking numbers of hopeful buyers continue to shop for homes. In a normal year, the peak homebuying season comes to a close by early fall. However, 2020 is anything but a normal year, and the housing market is no exception. Lawrence Yun, Chief Economist for the […] Read More

    Do You Have Enough Money Saved for a Down Payment?

    By KCM Crew | October 13, 2020

    One of the biggest misconceptions for first-time homebuyers is how much you’ll need to save for a down payment. Contrary to popular belief, you don’t always have to put 20% down to buy a house. Here’s how it breaks down. A recent survey by Point2Homes mentions that 74% of millennials (ages 25-40) say they’re interested […] Read More

    Today’s Buyers Are Serious about Purchasing a Home

    By KCM Crew | August 4, 2020

    Today’s homebuyers are not just talking about their plans, they’re actively engaged in the buying process – and they’re serious about it. A recent report by the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) indicates: “…. Of American adults considering a future home purchase in the second quarter of 2020, about half (49%) are not simply... Read More