Items Tagged with 'Generation'

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  • Here’s what homebuilders think you want

    And it depends on when you were born
    Although there's been a lot of talk about the need for builders to provide more affordable homes, each generation has a different view of what makes up their dream home. A panel of three builders outlined what each generation wants. Did they get your generation right?
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  • From HW Magazine

    80 million millennials

    When it comes to what’s out there, we should learn more
    Lenders aren’t lending because they don’t understand millennials. They don’t get their needs, their wants. They’re not smart enough to get one step ahead of millennials in order to convince them to stop paying rents and start looking at homes.
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  • From HW Magazine

    The Baby Boomer housing sell-off

    When it will happen is still up for debate
    When Arthur Nelson, a professor at the University of Arizona, went shopping for a home in Tucson recently, he found plenty of senior citizens trying to sell their homes — but at prices far more than what they were worth. "I was amazed at the number of homes that were overpriced by about 25% where the owners were seniors," he said. These seniors would barely counteroffer, taking so little off the asking price that it wasn’t worth negotiating, Nelson said.
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  • Millennials to housing: not right now, thanks

    So much analysis has gone to the importance of the Millennial generation in driving future housing demand -- but the numbers so far aren't yet bearing out that the members of Gen Y care all that much about rushing into things like buying a car, or owning a home. At least, not right now.
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