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What Does the Next Generation of Homebuyers Want?


At a roundtable, industry experts discussed how lenders can better understand and address the evolving needs of the next generation of homebuyers. See what they had to say.


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Young Buyers Are Skipping the Starter Home


Millennia ls who delayed homeownership following the Great Recession are now finally entering the market in bigger numbers. They comprised 36 percent of home buyers last year, up from 32 percent in 2013, according to the National Association of REALTORS┬«. But they're trying to make up for lost time by skipping over the starter, entry-level home and heading right into buying larger, pricier homes that they plan to stay in longer,  USA Today  reports.
 
Single women account for more real estate purchases than single men



It's the gender gap you don't hear so much about: Single women are buying homes and condos at what may be more than twice the rate of single males, and the trend appears to be accelerating.



Buying A New House? Here's Why You Might Need A Home  Warranty

B uying a home can be a wonderful experience, but it can also be pretty stressful. From researching and viewing houses to figuring out if you can even afford the one you want, there seem to be a million things to think about.  
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Little Opinions Matter in Big Homebuying Decisions


A recent survey suggests that young family members are important decision-makers when it comes to buying a home. Children today have more of a say than ever in home buying decisions according to a survey by SunTrust Mortgage released on Monday.



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WHAT WE HAVE BEEN UP TO ...................

Our quarterly blood drive happened this month with oneblood.org.   Thank you to those staff members who donated!  
We, also, celebrated our staff with a pizza/bowling party! A great time was had by all.

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