Items Tagged with 'Gen Xers'

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  • Older Americans think stocks are better investment than real estate

    Those aged between 35 and 44 would rather invest in the stock market
    Despite recent stock market volatility, new data from Redfin suggests that less than 50% of older Millennials and young Gen-Xers believe investing in real estate is a good idea. Redfin Chief Economist Daryl Fairweather said the oldest Millennials and youngest Gen-Xers entered their late twenties or early thirties during the housing crash, which explains why they are more skeptical about investing in real estate.
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  • Mortgage delinquency keeps falling, drops for 19th straight quarter

    But one generation shows higher delinquency levels than the rest
    The mortgage market performed well in the first quarter of 2018, seeing the 19th consecutive decrease in annual mortgage delinquencies. And while mortgage delinquencies dropped for all generational groups, one generation stands above the rest as having a higher serious delinquency rate.
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  • Freddie Mac: Boomers, Gen Xers less interested in buying a home

    Affordability concerns push more toward renting
    As affordability continues to be a growing concern, more segments of the population, especially Baby Boomers and Gen Xers, are showing less interest in buying a home. What’s more, about 50% of Baby Boomers who are currently renting do not think they will ever buy a home in the future.
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  • Millennials lead all other generations in buying homes

    Most likely generation to use Realtors
    Millennials held the highest share of home buying activity out of all other generations for the fifth consecutive year. Just over one-third of all home purchases were made by Millennials, however, low levels of housing inventory and higher home prices continue to hold back many potential buyers.
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