Is Owning a Home Still Part of American Dream?

Is Owning a Home Still Part of American Dream?

Is owning a home still part of the idea that success is possible through hard work? CNN recently reported that the homeownership aspect of the typical American Dream is becoming more fleeting, according to the results of a study from the Pew Research Center. Current data from the Census Bureau shows that more households in the United States "are headed by[...]

Disconnect Between Washington and Voters on the Value of Housing

Homeownership is still a cornerstone of the American dream, and apparently this is something that voters agree on regardless of party membership. Nation's Building News shares that nearly three quarters of American voters believe that the federal government should provide tax incentives to promote homeownership. A  recent poll conducted on behalf of NAHB by Lake Research Partners and Public Opinion[...]

Fewer Americans Dreaming of Homeownership! Bad News for Atlanta Real Estate

The Equifax Personal Finance Blog reports another casualty of the housing crisis: the American Dream. After all, hasn’t owning a home always been a part of living the American Dream? Now, the number of Americans who believe owning a home is a safe investment has fallen, which could impact the demand during a recovery. The statistics are in a post called,[...]