Student Loan Debt a Homeownership Barrier for Women and Millennials

Rising interest rates, a seller’s market and increasing home values…these are just a few of today’s market challenges for buyers. While 92 percent of adults say homeownership is an important part of the American Dream, student loan debt is the predominant obstacle, according to the sixth annual NeighborWorks America at Home survey. This is especially […]

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Women’s Homeownership: A Sanctuary

For real estate agents to be better prepared to serve women homebuyers, they must recognize women’s power as a buying pool and understand the meaning of homeownership to women—the fastest-growing and most exciting market in the housing ecosystem. Delaying marriage, higher educational attainment and presence in higher-paying jobs have made women a budding home-buying market: […]

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2017: The Year of Women and Minorities

The housing ecosystem is evolving, and we’re witnessing circumstances to be more favorable for underrepresented groups than previously. Will 2017 continue this progression? Market While low mortgage rates are undermined by high home prices, buying in southern metros is at times more than 50 percent cheaper than renting, according to Trulia. Buyers in the West, […]

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