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Young Adults' Mobility at Its Lowest in 50 Years

Mark Humphrey/The Associated Press By Hope Yen WASHINGTON -- U.S. mobility for young adults has fallen to the lowest level in more than 50 years as cash-strapped 20-somethings shun homebuying and refrain from major moves in a weak job market. The new 2013 figures from the Census Bureau, which reversed earlier signs of... Continue Reading »

New Urban Centers Sub for the Suburbs in the American Dream

The makeup of the American household is changing. The birthrate is falling, people are getting married later, baby boomers and senior citizens are aging America. Millennials don't want the neighborhood their parents had, but they might move back in with their parents until they can afford to live in the one they want.... Continue Reading »

Millennials Forge Fresh Trends in Homebuying

By Barbara Mannino The housing bubble might have been one catalyst that contributed to the financial system imploding in 2008 which led to more than a million people losing their homes, but the American dream of homeownership is alive and well among Millennials, experts say. With interest rates and home prices sitting at... Continue Reading »

What I Wish I Had Known When I Bought a House at 21

By Sophia Bera I've been told my whole life that I'm so young. I skipped third grade, and I'm an only child, so I'm used to doing things before my time. When I bought a house at the age of 21, everyone was shocked –- but I'd been planning it for a few years. Even from a young age, I've tried to be thoughtful about... Continue Reading »

Should Young People Buy Homes? Weighing the Pros and Cons

By If there's anything we've learned in the past few years about real estate, it's that property doesn't always go up in value. And because it doesn't, you shouldn't just buy property and assume that you're going to earn equity and wealth from that ownership. Instead, buying a home should be a personal... Continue Reading »

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