• Veteran Ownership Outpaces Non-Veterans

    Historically, the homeownership rate for veterans of the United States military has outpaced that of non-veterans. At the peak of the market in 2006, the ownership rate for veterans was 79.5 percent[1], 12.3 percentage points higher than that of non-veterans. Like non-veterans, the ownership rate for veterans fell sharply in the subsequent years and stood […]
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  • Student Loan Debt Hampering Home Buying: A Regional Perspective

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    In the 2015 Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers survey, we asked additional questions this year regarding the adversity to saving for a down payment to buy a home and whether student loans were an impediment. In years past, the down payment had been cited as one of the most problematic steps in the home […]
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