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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Why millennials are finally starting to settle down and buy homes

By Gail MarksJarvis •
Chicago Tribune

Millennials are finally starting to show interest in homeownership. Weighed down by massive student debt and job struggles, the generation brutalized by the Great Recession has lacked both the money and the desire to buy homes. They’ve been a generation of renters. But as millennials have entered their 30s, established themselves financially and started having

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Buying and selling a home when you’re in the military

Kimberly Lankford, Contributing Editor, and <i>Kiplinger's Personal Finance</i> •
Kiplinger

Military families tend to move often, sometimes with little notice, which can make it tough to decide whether to buy a home or rent. But you also have access to some special perks that can help homebuyers. Members of the military receive a tax-free Basic Allowance for Housing (BAH) to cover all or part of

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