The Millennials’ Slow March into Home Buying

About 75 million Americans born between 1981 and 1996 (the Millennials) are following the Boomer generation (1946 to 1964), albeit with somewhat different attitudes, slower wealth accumulation, and delayed home ownership. Millennials are reputed to be a generation that is highly educated, self-confident, technologically savvy and ambitious.  Others have reported a tendency to being entitled, […]

Will Millennials Opt for Home Ownership?

Speculation about the millennial generation’s aversion to home ownership is being replaced by a much clearer picture.  Millennials are those born between the early 1980s and the early 2000s and they number almost 90 million.  Relatively few own a home, yet. Many regard home ownership as a worthy goal, but perhaps short of being the […]

Millennials Are Playing the Hand They Were Dealt

The first members of the Millennial generation were born in 1980. The last were born in 2000, creating a cohort aged 16 through 36.  This young American generation has needs similar to those of earlier generations, but they missed some of the opportunities that helped the Boomers and Generation Xers.  Advantages that were unavailable to […]

Time Is On Millennials’ Side

The Millennials are the generation born between 1983 and 2004.  The youngest is 11 and the oldest is 30 years of age.  They have experienced different cultural, technological and economic conditions in their early formative years than did predecessor generations; Generation X (Gen Xers) born during 1965 to 1982 and the Boomer generation born 1946 […]