homeownership: The Most Appealing Aspects of Homeownership - 01/13/16 10:24 PM
The National Association of Realtors (NAR) just released their first issue of the Housing Opportunities & Market Experience Survey (HOME). In the report, NAR revealed what Americans believe to be the most appealing aspects of homeownership.
Here is a graph showing the results:
It is interesting to see that the two most appealing aspects had nothing to do with money, but instead, addressed the non-financial benefits of homeownership.
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homeownership: Homeownership Still Part of the American Dream - 01/06/16 02:22 AM

Homeownership Still Part of the American Dream  Wednesday January 6th, 2016  First Time Home Buyers, For Buyers   The National Association of Realtors (NAR) just released the first edition of their Housing Opportunities and Market Experience Survey (H.O.M.E.). NAR explained that the report covers:
 
“…core topics that will be tracked on a monthly basis such as views on housing as a good financial investment, whether homeownership is part of the American Dream…”
The current survey confirmed two long standing beliefs regarding homeownership:
1. Americans at every income level believe homeownership is part of the American Dream
2.)  Americans at every age believe that homeownership … (4 comments)

homeownership: Homeownership is Still a Huge Part of the “American Dream” - 11/02/15 10:47 PM
There have been some who have voiced doubt as to whether or not the younger generations still consider buying a home as being part of the “American Dream”. A study by Merrill Lynch puts that doubt to rest.
 
According to their research, every living generation still maintains that owning a home is in fact important. Here are the numbers:
This should not surprise us as many studies have revealed the benefits enjoyed by the families who own their own home. One such study was done by the Joint Center of Housing Studies at Harvard University that addressed a major financial benefit to owning your own home: forced savings. The report explains:
“Since many people have … (3 comments)

 
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