Items Tagged with 'First-time homebuyers'


  • Here's what you need to know about first-time homebuyers

    New York Fed pinpoints characteristics of this demographic
    Earlier this week, we established that first-time homebuyers are not, in fact, being shut out of the housing market as some had feared, thanks to a recent study by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. Now, a second part of that study aims to pinpoint characteristics of these first-time buyers and note how they have changed over time. Here's what they found.
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  • First-time homebuyers are not being shut out of the housing market

    New York Fed sets the record straight
    Several housing market analysts have expressed concern that a lack of affordability has shut first-time homebuyers out of the market. But the trouble is, there hasn’t been a great measure of how many first-time buyers are actually purchasing homes. Until now. A recent paper by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York set out to create a more accurate picture, and the results may surprise you.
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  • These are the best housing markets for first-time buyers

    Zillow ranked metros based on home value, appreciation and more
    Purchasing the perfect home can be difficult, especially for those navigating the housing market for the first time. Luckily, a new report by Zillow reveals the country's top housing markets for first-time buyers, measuring factors like home value, home appreciation, wealth and inventory. Find out which markets made the cut.
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  • These are the best markets for first-time homebuyers

    Pittsburgh is the No. 1 metro in the country for first-time buyers
    Several reports indicate that Millennials are predicted to dominate the housing market in 2019. As many of these young adults enter the market as first-time buyers, some will experience difficulty navigating affordability and inventory concerns. Luckily, LendingTree recently released a report that highlighted the best U.S. cities for first-time homebuyers. Find out which ones here.
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