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Report forecasts strong demand for housing as millennials look to move out of parents’ homes

Patrick Barnard •
Mortgage Orb
Millennial woman packing boxes.

The millions of millennials who are living at home with their parents or shacking up with roommates will soon want to get married, have children, and buy homes, boosting household formation and creating even stronger demand for scarce housing, a report from Freddie Mac predicts. According to the company’s most recent Insight Report, millennials are

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Debating whether to remodel or sell your house? Ask these seven questions first

By Danielle Braff •
Chicago Tribune
Man vacuums with long shop vac hose in renovation room addition with brick wall.

Sandy Tremain and her husband, Jeff, bought her 1960s Deerfield home in 2008. Back then the four-bedroom home with original pink bathrooms, galley kitchen and vintage appliances worked just fine. Six years later, though, the Tremains felt the time was ripe to move on. In that period, their household had grown to include three children,

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