Category Archive for: ‘Generation X’

Millennials Are Now The Most Active Home Remodelers

Millennials Are Now the Most Active Home Remodelers

Millennials have completed more home-improvement projects over the past 12 months than any other generation. Despite increased home-renovation activity by...
Most Americans Believe They Are Adept At Home Repairs Particularly Millennials

Most Americans Believe They Are Adept at Home Repairs — Particularly Millennials

Millennials are more likely than other generations to consider themselves handy around the house. Millennials are also more likely to undertake repairs...
Both Younger And Older Americans Prefer Walkable Neighborhoods

Both Younger and Older Americans Prefer Walkable Neighborhoods

About 60 percent of both millennials and Americans aged 73 and older prefer living in communities in which they can walk to amenities. More than half of...
Homeownership Is Still Key To Realizing The American Dream

Homeownership Is Still Key to Realizing the American Dream

Seven in 10 Americans believe that homeownership is an important part of fulfilling their dreams. Just 4 percent of those surveyed say that building...
Home Remodeling Spend Surges As Baby Boomers Lead The Way

Home-Remodeling Spend Surges, as Baby Boomers Lead the Way

Happy National Home Improvement Month: Increasing home equity and confidence in the U.S. housing market helped lift remodeling spend significantly over the...
Wage Growth Helps Boost First Time Homebuyer Activity

Wage Growth Helps Boost First-Time Homebuyer Activity

Student loans and high housing costs are posing challenges for both millennials and Gen Xers, but income gains and a thriving economy helped more of them...
What Are Homebuyers Biggest Regrets

What Are Homebuyers’ Biggest Regrets?

Half of all U.S. homeowners would do something differently if they could repeat the purchase process, with saving a larger down payment at the top of the...
What Trends Are Ahead For The U S And Bay Area Housing Markets

What Trends Are Ahead for the U.S. and Bay Area Housing Markets?

Executive Summary: Millennials are increasingly active buyers and now represent about 50 percent of first-time buyers in the U.S. California’s...
First Time Buyers Want Homes That They Can Grow Into

First-Time Buyers Want Homes That They Can Grow Into

The majority of today’s first-time buyers would prefer to forgo starter homes for properties that will meet their future needs, and almost all of them...
Public Transit A Major Value Add For Homebuyers Survey Finds

Public Transit a Major Value-Add for Homebuyers, Survey Finds

A recent poll backs up what we here in the Bay Area have long known to be true: Access to public transportation is quite important to today’s...
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