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Fewer Renters Planning to Buy a Home

Amid heightened concern for housing affordability and overall rental satisfaction, renting has become increasingly favored among some segments of the population in the United States. Among renters, 67 percent say they believe renting is currently more affordable than owning a ...

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Millennials Spend Nearly $100,000 on Rent by Age 30

Forty-five percent. That’s the percentage of an average millennial’s income that they’ll spend on rent between the ages of 22 and 30, according to a new study by RENTCafé. That definitely sounds like a lot—as does the $92,600 total amount ...

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The Home Equity Problem for Generation X

There is a disparity with home equity between Gen X and millennials, according to a recent report. Did millennials catch up, or did Gen X fall behind?

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Debt Level Among Top Disagreements for Couple Homebuyers

Recent data shows that millennial and Generation X homebuyers who are purchasing with a significant other disagree much more if they’ve been together less than five years. The survey found that gender and location also effected the choice of millennial and Gen-X buyers. The level of debt to take on came in first of disagreements among couple homebuyers.

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Gen X Anxious and Fearful for Financial Future

Generation X, aged 28-52, have a worse financial outlook than any other group. Having lost nearly half their wealth after the housing market collapse, over a third of Gen-Xers believe we are headed for an inevitable financial crisis in the near future. “For this reason, many are paying down their mortgages to reduce payments and guard against possible foreclosure in a downturn,” said one industry expert.

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