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U.S. Homebuyers Have Become More Diversified


*+-Millennials or generation Y (age 35 and under), which is the demographic many analysts have said will be critical for the future health of the housing market, comprised 32 percent of all buyers – the largest share of homebuyers for any age group.

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Analyst Discusses Challenges Of Millennials Choosing Renting Over Homeownership


*+-Rood, whose two decades of mortgage industry experience include serving as of Senior Director and Principal of Fannie Mae’s eBusiness Division, told radio host Jim Bohannon that the recent surge in apartment construction was largely due to developers taking advantage of millennials who have aspirations of homeownership, but cannot afford it but want to get out of their parents' houses.

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Study Shows Traditional Credit Scores May Not Be Accurate When Assessing Risk Millennials Pose


*+-Millennials were found to have to have lower credit scores in 80 percent of the categories that make up traditional credit scores such as mortgage loans, auto loans, credit cards, and other installment loan payment histories because many young adults simply do not have any credit history with these financial products, with the exception of student loans.

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Analyst Says Buying a Home Now Is a Solid Investment


*+-Due to current low interest rates and anticipated appreciation rates for the next few years, homeownership is "one of the last legitimate wealth creation opportunities," according to Tim Rood, chairman of Washington, D.C.-based business advisory firm The Collingwood Group in an interview with Westwood One radio host Dirk Van last week.

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