home ownership


Millennials Want Flexibility but Opt for Stability, While Seeking their American Dream, According to Bank of the West Study

TweetSAN FRANCISCO  — According to the Bank of the West 2017 Millennial Study released today, Millennials imagine themselves untethered and without boundaries, yet their actions tell a very different story of stability. Like previous generations, Millennials want to achieve the classic American Dream of owning a home, paying off debt, and someday retiring from a fulfilling career, but they also have a desire to travel, to live abroad, and to pursue their passions. This study explores the contrasts between how Millennials think of themselves and how they’re actually living, andRead More

Hillary and Trump Supporters Actually Agree on These 3 Things, Survey Finds

TweetLOS ANGELES — In light of arguably the most controversial election in history reaching its climax, GOBankingRates surveyed over 1,000 Americans to find that a majority of voters from both parties feel unconfident that the financial state of America will improve during the next president’s term. The survey probed Americans on their confidence levels of how the wealth gap, homeownership affordability, wages and unemployment will improve in the next four years. Surprisingly, Trump and Hillary Supporters Align on 3 Financial Issues: 83% of Clinton supporters and 84% of Trump supporters aren’tRead More

Renters value homeownership but face affordability challenges when it comes to buying a home, C.A.R. survey finds

Tweet LOS ANGELES — Current renters value homeownership and want to buy a home but many are encountering affordability and financial obstacles that prevent them from buying, according to the CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS®‘ (C.A.R.) “2016 Renter Survey.” Nearly half of renters (48 percent) plan to buy a home in the future, with 10 percent saying that they plan to buy within a year. For those not planning to buy, an improvement in finances, lower housing prices, and saving enough for a downpayment would motivate them to buy now. OfRead More