Millennials held the highest share of homebuying activity in 2018 out of all other generations for the fifth consecutive year. They boast a strong desire for homeownership and remain committed to achieving their home-purchasing goals.
Most home buyers are following the advice of their realtors and seeking financing first in their home buying journey. Buyers also want greater speed, simplicity, and communication from their providers.
The quality of educational opportunities is very important to buyers on their search for choosing a home. Regardless of age or income, almost half of these consumers believe highly ranked schools are a top priority in their decision making.
Brainstorming a list of non-negotiable amenities is one of the best ways to narrow a broad home search and reign in overwhelming options. Defining the difference between a "must" and a "nice to have" provides focus and reflection in the home purchase. Below showcases the top five essential features most home shoppers require.