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Do 46 Million Millennials Know They Are Mortgage Ready?

The good news is that more and more millennials are realizing that they can afford a home now!
Posted by Cindy Dunnican on March 21, 2019 in  Home Ownership  Millennials  Mortgage  Mortgage Knowledge
Do 46 Million Millennials Know They Are Mortgage Ready? Many have written about the millennial generation and whether or not they, as a whole, believe in homeownership as part of attaining the American Dream. Millennials have taken longer to obtain traditional milestones than the generations before them, such as getting married, having kids, and buying a home. However, that does not mean that they do not still aspire to achieve those things. History shows that people tend to buy their first home around age 30. Ne... read more
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Homeownership is a Cornerstone of the American Dream

In the United States, the concept of homeownership as part of the American Dream is very much alive and well.
Posted by Cindy Dunnican on March 15, 2019 in  American Dream  Building Wealth  Buying A Home  Home Ownership  Rent vs. Buy
Homeownership is a Cornerstone of the American Dream “The rumors of my death are greatly exaggerated.” The famous quote attributed to Mark Twain can apply to homeownership in the United States today. During the housing bubble of the last decade, the homeownership rate soared to over sixty-nine percent. After the crash, that percentage continued to fall for the next ten years. That led to speculation that homeownership was no longer seen as a major component of the American Dream. That beli... read more
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What are the Benefits of Becoming a Homeowner?

Homeownership is not just a roof over your head! It represents shelter, stability, wealth, and pride!
Posted by Cindy Dunnican on February 26, 2019 in  Building Wealth  Buying A Home  First Time Home Buyer  Home Ownership
What are the Benefits of Becoming a Homeowner? Every family has a list of important dates. We celebrate birthdays, anniversaries, pet adoptions…and the list goes on. For 64.4 percent of households in the United States, this list includes the day they became a homeowner for the first time! Why is this date important? Homeownership is not just a roof over your head! It represents shelter, stability, wealth, and pride! For decades, homeownership has been an important part of the American Dream! Howe... read more
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Millionaire To Millennials: Don’t Get Stuck Renting A Home… Buy One!

If you want to build real financial security, real wealth for your lifetime, then you need to buy a home.
Posted by Cindy Dunnican on February 18, 2019 in  Building Wealth  Buying A Home  Financial Investment  Home Ownership  Rent vs. Buy
Millionaire To Millennials: Don’t Get Stuck Renting A Home… Buy One! In a CNBC article, self-made millionaire David Bach explained that: “The biggest mistake millennials are making is not buying their first home.” He goes on to say that, “If you want to build real financial security, real wealth for your lifetime, then you need to buy a home.” Bach went on to explain: “Homeowners are worth 40 times more than renters. Now, that first home doesn’... read more
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Why Homeownership Matters Now More Than Ever

The vast majority believe that homeownership is an important part of their American Dream.
Posted by Cindy Dunnican on February 14, 2019 in  American Dream  Buying A Home  Home Ownership  Rent vs. Buy
Why Homeownership Matters Now More Than Ever Study after study shows that no matter what generation Americans belong to, the vast majority believe that homeownership is an important part of their American Dream. The benefits of homeownership can be broken into two main categories: financial and non-financial (often referred to as emotional or social reasons.) For Americans approaching retirement age, one of the greatest benefits to homeownership is the added net worth they have been able to achieve simply by payi... read more
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