Millennials are delaying marriage longer than any previous generation. Understanding millennials' attitudes, preferences, and behaviors is critical because they have significant implications for many aspects of U.S. social and economic life.
For many renters, the prospect of purchasing a home might seem daunting - if not altogether impossible. 46% of consumers rent because they cannot afford to buy. 62% of renters have debt that would make purchasing a home difficult.
The bar has been raised in the minds of consumers for what constitutes "convenience". Consumers want holistic time-and-energy saving solutions that fit their lifestyles. Regarding major and minor purchases, they want exactly what they want, when they want it.
More real estate investors are turning to niche properties and away from single-family and multi-family properties than in recent years, leading to shifts in the marketplace.
The American middle class is losing ground due to widening gaps in wealth. But a home is often the single most important asset of lower and middle income families, and homeownership is a tool for wealth creation. The broad middle class of consumers in the U.S. is undergoing a rapid transition as economic insecurity lingers and consumers redefine how to live within their means.
Energy Efficiency is important to home buyers. According to research by the National Home Builders of America, these are the terms you should use to describe your energy efficient home to buyers.
Gen X saw the most substantial decrease in their net worth of any generation during the recession, making it difficult to invest further in their homes today.
The homeownership rate among veterans far outpaces that of civilians, according to Veterans United Home Loans. However, active duty military personnel often face challenges, due in large part to deployments. But there is good news for the nation's heros.
Buyers and sellers often have to hire a contractor to do work on a home. But who do you hire and where do you look? Here are some tips that can help you avoid problems down the line.
Home prices are up, but many homeowners who have considered selling are deciding not to because they are caught in an affordability squeeze that is compounded by a lack of inventory.