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Delayed Marriage Equals Delayed Homeownership

by Mollie Carmichael

The share of 25–29 year-olds who are married is down by almost 48% for men and 43% for women from 1970. This single fact is one of the biggest game changers in the housing industry.

Source: U.S. Census Bureau: 1970 Decennial Census and 2013 American Community Survey; calculations by John Burns Real Estate Consulting, LLC

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Public Builders Gaining Ground

by David Guarino

As a result of historically low borrowing costs and relaxed regulations on smaller companies going public (thanks to the JOBS Act), publicly traded home builders have been gaining market share. Halfway through 2014, public builders have 35.5% market share, up 6.1% from 2013. This gain was made through:

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55+ Buyer Survey Results

by Mollie Carmichael

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