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Millennials Doubling Down To Save For Down Payment On Homes

Millennials Doubling Down To Save For Down Payment On Homes

According to the NerdWallet’s Home Buyer Report, 82% of millennials say buying a home is a priority—but saving for a down payment can be a challenge. According to a recent article from Redfin, the top concern among first-time millennial home buyers is saving for a down payment. Instead of delaying the process though, this younger generation is just doubling down on their saving efforts.

According to the same article, 36% of millennials have taken on second jobs in order to get the down payment they need faster, while others are delaying retirement savings (12%), selling stocks (13%), or, perhaps most interestingly, selling cryptocurrency investments (10%).

Millennials are leveraging several tactics to save for a down payment because they know it’s the right long-term investment for their future. According to the 2018 Home Buyer Report from NerdWallet, 64% of millennials say they want to buy a home because it’s a good investment, more than any other generation.

The Takeaway

If you’re a millennial (or really, anyone) thinking about buying a home, take a cue from the rest of the generation and double down on your saving efforts.

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DeDe Forwood

My name is DeDe Forwood, I am a Phoenix Real Estate Agent with HomeSmart. I traveled for 20 years in the entertainment industry as a Project Manager/ video engineer in major event operations.. After being on the road for so long, becoming a Phoenix Realtor® seemed like the perfect fit for my experience, attention to detail, love of helping people, and my passion for Phoenix! My background in project management and event operations is actually an amazing fit with Phoenix real estate. I'm someone who is both organized AND passionate about all things buying and selling homes in Phoenix.  My area of expertise is the Phoenix historic neighborhood districts, midtown, downtown and the central corridor. LISTING WITH ME, you get the passion of someone who is all about the digital age in real estate. With the tech-savvy experience of a digital marketer,  I offer my clients the cutting edge of technology that changes constantly, attention to detail, professionalism, fairness, honesty, integrity, and enthusiasm. BUYING WITH ME as your buyer's agent, you get every digital advantage to find listings quickly, the energy to go see them quickly. I've got the passion that only a customer service nerd can have, a love of all things real estate in Phoenix, the project management, and engineer's brain, and the tech-savvy-ness of a digital marketer.  Let's get you HOME!!

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