Don’t blame baby boomers for surging home prices: Trulia

Baby boomers have no sway on the affordability of housing in major markets like San Francisco and New York City, according to a new study.

Seniors are on the ‘precipice’ of a huge sell-off wave. Here’s why that’s bad

Real estate professionals have been waiting patiently for baby boomers to put their houses up for sale and stop the inventory crisis. But if this happens, it could actually throw the market into a tailspin, according to new research from Fannie Mae.

What baby boomers, Gen X, millennials and Gen Z have in common

Baby boomers, Gen Xers, millennials and Gen Zers all have a lot to learn from each other, panelists from each generation agreed at Inman Connect San Francisco on Thursday.

Infographic: Baby Boomers Are Market Movers

Baby boomers are the biggest generation of homebuyers behind millennials, at 32 percent, according to the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) 2018 Profile of Home Buyer and Seller Generational Trends. For more information, please visit www.nar.realtor. For the latest real estate news and trends, bookmark RISMedia.com.

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The top 8 winners and losers of Trump’s tax plan

To clear up much confusion over the new Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017’s impact on homeowners, buyers and investors, here’s a recap of eight top real estate winners and losers.

At Home in Retirement: Boomers Facing a Hard Truth

Baby boomers are on the cusp of retirement, but the ability to afford their desired lifestyle is at odds with their preferences, according to a recent report by The NHP Foundation (NHPF), an affordable housing nonprofit. Of the boomers surveyed for the report, 85 percent want to be in the home they have now in […]

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Why millennials don’t have to define the success of your real estate business

Before taking my current position, I spent my nights and weekends teaching pre-licensing class to aspiring real estate agents. It always struck me as noteworthy how many in my classes were not fresh out of high school or even college …

Immigration policy concerns swayed 15% of homebuyers, sellers in 2017

“I’ve seen buyers finally get offers accepted, only to cancel the contracts. We’re having conversations with professionals working at large companies who are eager to sell or not buying because their visas are expiring or close to it and might not be extended.” …

Homeownership goals remain strong despite volatile market

NerdWallet today released the results of its 2018 Home Buyer Report, which revealed that despite low inventory, rising home prices and higher costs of living, 75 percent of Americans still say buying a home “is a priority,” and 35 percent of Americans …

Millennials and the Silent Gen Agree: Walkability Wins

Millennials are not the only generation preferring proximity to restaurants and retail. Americans born between the mid-1920s up until 1945—the “Silent Generation”—are also on the lookout for walkability. Fifty-five percent of members of the Silent Generation recently surveyed by the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) favor neighborhoods close for commuting and/or walkability—not far off from […]

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