student loan debt is not a threat to home ownership

student loan debt is not a threat to home ownership

Over the course of the last thirty years, a shift has happened. An entire generation has been raised to believe that a college education (often accompanied with student loan debt) is their key to unlocking opportunities that were not available to their parent’s or grandparent’s generations.

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what to know in a shifting real estate market

what to know in a shifting real estate market

Whether you are thinking of selling your house or buying a home, today’s real estate headlines can be confusing – perhaps even concerning. What is actually happening with mortgage rates? Are home values dropping or are they just rising at a slower pace? What impact will the economy have on a shifting housing market?

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the net worth of a homeowner is 44x greater than a renter

the net worth of a homeowner is 44x greater than a renter

Every three years, the Federal Reserve conducts their Survey of Consumer Finances in which they collect data across all economic and social groups. Their latest survey data, covering 2013-2016 was recently released. It revealed that the median net worth of a homeowner was $231,400 – a 15% increase since 2013. At the same time, the median net worth of renters decreased by 5% ($5,200 today compared to $5,500 in 2013).

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