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3 steps everyone should take if they want to own real estate by age 30

Aspiring real-estate owners should establish a property goal, quantify the down payment, and become knowledgeable about real estate.
Homeownership is declining across America, largely because of millennials.

Homeownership across America is on the decline for the first time since 2017, and millennials are partially to blame

For the first time since 2017, the US homeownership rate has fallen, reported The Wall Street Journal — and millennials are one of the driving forces.
Attaining homeownership may be easier for Gen Zers than generations before them.

Gen Z is ambitious about homeownership, and it’s becoming clear that even high costs and student loans won’t stop them

More than half of Gen Zers are saving to buy a house within the next five years, according to a Bank of America report.
A house in Westchester County, New York.

50 Cent was reportedly spending $70,000 a month on his 52-room Connecticut home. We asked 3 real-estate agents to break down the ‘invisible̵...

There are many "invisible" costs of owning a mansion. Utility bills, security systems, and smart-home technology can add up to thousands of dollars per month.
Millennials aren't saving much cash for a down payment on a home.

Millennials might say they want to buy a house, but too many aren’t doing anything about it

About 31% of millennials who expect to own a home aren't currently saving for one. Millennial homebuyers are increasingly relying on larger mortgages.
Are millennials wiping out the starter home?

Millennials are making 3 key decisions that are wiping out the starter home — and it’s changing what homeownership in America looks like

Are millennials wiping out the concept of the starter home? Millennials of all income levels aren't buying starter homes because of pricier real estate.
Millennials don't want the same types of homes baby boomers do.

Millennials don’t want to buy baby boomers’ sprawling, multi-bedroom homes, and it’s creating a major problem in the real-estate mar...

Millennials aren't buying large, elaborate houses built by baby boomers, leaving the homes to sit on the market and eventually sell at huge discounts.

My husband and I bought our home, but if I had to do it all over again I’d choose to rent instead

There are plenty of reasons to buy instead of rent, but if I had to do it over, I would just continue renting.

Here’s the least expensive town for homeowners in every US state

Using data from the Census Bureau, we found the town in each state with the lowest median monthly costs for homeowners.
Millennials are desperate to be homeowners, just like their parents before them.

Millennials are taking on bigger mortgages than ever before, and it shows we’ve been wrong about them for years

Millennials are taking over the mortgage market in the US. The generation now holds the largest share of new mortgages by dollar volume.