Facts about Millennials Tag
By: Simon Kafati
Assistant VP – Mortgage & Consumer Lending, FirstBank
It’s official! In November 2018, millennials claimed the lead in mortgage ownership, taking the largest share of new loans by dollar volume at 42 percent. That’s compared to a share of 40 percent for Generation X, and only 17 percent for baby boomers.
Now numbering at roughly 83 million in the U.S.,
NAR analyzed employment gains, population trends, income levels and housing conditions in the largest 100 metropolitan statistical areas across the country to identify the most popular areas for millennials. The top 10 metro areas were selected because of their high share of both present millennial residents and recent movers, as well as their favorable employment opportunities.
Denver has already a large number...
The housing market looks a lot different today than it did a couple generations ago.
Faced with financial challenges, it's little wonder that millennials are buying different types of homes and in different types of locations than their parents did. And they are buying under different circumstances, too, often waiting longer, buying before marriage, or living with their parents to save cash so...