Generation Y - Articles

Upstate New York Seeing an Exodus

Mike Groll/The Associated Press By Michael Hill ALBANY, N.Y. -- Melissa Grothues and John Steele bailed from Buffalo last year. Dissatisfied with their bank jobs, the 25-year-old college graduates sold the house in suburban Amherst, posted ads for possessions on Craigslist and drove cross country to San Diego for a... Continue Reading »

Homebuying Tips for Generations X and Y

By Brendon DeSimone According to a recent survey, people who belong to the Generation X and Generation Y demographics haven't been deterred by the housing market downturn at all. A Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate poll found that 75 percent of Gen X and Gen Y respondents believe owning a home is a key indicator of... Continue Reading »

Generation Y Cities: 5 Metros Where Millennials Should Move

By Jerry Kronenberg BOSTON -- With mobile phones, mobile computing, Foursquare and GPS, Generation Y seems like it's always on the move -- but where should its 20- and 30-something members be moving to? Move Inc., parent company of Realtor.com and other relocation-oriented Web sites, recently assessed dozens of... Continue Reading »

Could Generation Y Lift the Housing Market?

A few years ago, the real estate community was gripped with Millennial Fever: the idea that the Millennials (or Generation Y), born between say 1983 and 2003 (according to NewGeography.com anyhow) and representing the largest demographic group in the United States after the Baby Boomer generation, would be the single most... Continue Reading »

Prediction: Boomers Stay Put, Gen Y Keeps Renting

Generation-Y may have years of paying rent ahead of them. Ready-for-retirement baby boomers may continue to work. And those in their prime earning years may have to ditch that lofty dream of a second home in Naples, Fla. Over the next decade, the housing landscape looks ominous compared to the boom of the early 2000s,... Continue Reading »

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