New generation of homebuyers have new ideas about “home” : SFGATE

Here’s an interesting look at the future  ‘Gen Y’ buyers of America.   Read on to see how it affects our market in San Francisco.

The nation’s real estate professionals know that 76 million baby-boomers have strong influence on the market. But stronger than they? Their kids. According to S. Mitra Kalita and Robbie Whelan of, “An estimated 80 million people comprise the category known as ‘Gen Y,’ youth born roughly between 1980 and the early 2000s.” And these young buyers don’t want their parents’ houses.

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