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“Gen Zers and Young Millennials Took Out 40% of U.S. Mortgages in 2023”

Taliah Karim June 17, 2024
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Move over, Baby Boomers! A new generation of homebuyers is stepping into the spotlight. Data just released in May 2024 from Redfin reveals that Gen Zers and young millennials (those under 35) accounted for a whopping 40% of U.S. mortgages in 2023. This trend is reshaping the housing landscape nationwide, and the tri-state area is no exception. Let's dive into what this means for our local real estate scene.


The Rise of Young Homeowners: Why are younger generations making such a significant impact on the market? Several factors are at play!


  • Coming of Age: Many Gen Zers and millennials are reaching the stage in life where homeownership becomes a priority – starting families, establishing careers, and seeking financial stability.
  • Financial Accessibility: While affordability remains a challenge, programs like FHA loans and down payment assistance are helping younger buyers overcome financial hurdles.
  • Changing Priorities: This generation values experiences, and homeownership is seen as a long-term investment in their future.


What This Means for You

  • If You're a Seller: Understanding the preferences of younger buyers can help you position your home for a successful sale. Highlight features like open floor plans, updated kitchens, smart home technology, and outdoor living spaces


  • If You're a Buyer: You're not alone! There's a whole generation of homebuyers out there just like you. With the right guidance and support, you can find your dream home even in a competitive market. With the right guidance and support, you can find your dream home even in a competitive market. Don't hesitate to ask us for first-time homebuyer guides, mortgage calculators, or information on down payment assistance programs that may be available to you.


TK Real Estate Group: Your Partner for the Next Generation


We understand the unique needs and desires of younger buyers and sellers. Our team is equipped to help you navigate the market, negotiate the best deals, and find the perfect home that aligns with your lifestyle and goals. Are you a young buyer or seller looking to make a move ? Contact TK Real Estate Group today and let's make it happen!

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