Millennial Homeowners

It’s a Sellers’ Market—but Not for Millennials: Report

September 30th, 2018
Even as homeowners, millennials are drawing the short straw. According to the 2018 Zillow Group Report on Consumer Housing Trends, newly released, millennial sellers—even with the proverbial “upper hand”—are having to change their closing date or cut their list price....

Why Inventory Is the Lowest It’s Been in 20 Years

August 10th, 2017
Housing demand continues to outstrip supply, with shortages now at their worst in 20 years. Why? The answer is simple: Homeowners are happy where they are, according to a new survey by realtor.com®. Sixty-three percent of homeowners surveyed say their...

College Debt Is Postponing Homeownership—but by How Long?

September 19th, 2017
College debt is having a compounding effect on how millennials perceive and plan for homeownership. Eighty-three percent of millennials in a recently released report by the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) say they are delaying their home-buying plans by a...

Gen X Falls Behind in Equity Gain

July 19th, 2017
Homeowners have made inroads in building equity back up since the crash, with mortgages more evenly leveraged as values recover. One group, however, is struggling more than others to claw its way back. Gen X homeowners—those aged 35 to 50—wound...

Forum: Addressing Growing Gaps in Homeownership Opportunities

January 4th, 2017
Demographic shifts along generational, racial and socioeconomic lines are impacting the housing market, emphasizing growing gaps in homeownership opportunities. These shifts, to be addressed at Zillow®’s economic forum this month in Washington, D.C., include the higher denial rates of black...

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