Many have been wondering when the much anticipated move by Millennials’ into homeownership would actually take place. We know the belief in owning a home is there.
According to a recent Merrill Lynchstudy, eighty one percent of Millennials believe“homeownership is an important part of the American Dream”. This compares favorably to previous generations.
The obstacle seemed to be employment. It appears that is about to change.
The most recent jobs report disappointed many economists. However, the silver lining in that cloud of doubt was Millennials. Jonathan Smoke,realtor.comChief Economist,reported:
“About 33% of civilian jobs created over the last 12 months have been for the young adults who are most likely to buy their first home. This should help support continued growth in the share of homes purchased by first time buyers, as economic success has been influencing older Millennials to jump into the housing market this year.”
Always ahead of the highly competitive RGV real estate market, Marilyn Cortez is a Spanish speaking native of the Rio Grande Valley. Born and raised in Mission, Marilyn is committed to her clients, and is recognized as a Top Agent in the Greater McAllen Real Estate area, and within Keller Williams Realty. Since the start of her Real Estate career in 2007, she has sold over 40 million dollars of real estate. Known by her fellow real estate agents to be hardworking, honest, dedicated and motivated, Marilyn is knowledgeable in all areas of Real Estate and has built her business on results, with more than 70% of her clients being repeat clients.
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"Marilyn was great! She was very personable and always available to discuss my needs and concerns. I was a first time home buyer and she made me comfortable throughout the whole process. If I had to do it all over again, I'd definitely pick Marilyn and I recommend her to everyone I know!"