Young adults underestimate cost of Ownership

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Young adults underestimate cost of homeownership


Source: Lombardo Homes
Young adults may be missing some key information to move forward in the housing market. For example, two out of three young adults recently surveyed say they are waiting for lower mortgage rates to start the homebuying process, according to a survey of 1,000 non-owner Millennials (between the ages of 25 to 40) conducted by Lombardo Homes. 

Also, many young adults are underestimating how much they need for homeownership, the survey finds. Millennials underestimated how much home they can afford right now, how much interest they would pay over a 30-year mortgage, and how much home values appreciate, on average, over 10 years.