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There’s No Place Like Home

Posted by on Aug 4, 2015 in Buying a Home, Real Estate Market, Selling a Home | 0 comments

Last week, we reported on the financial reasons purchasing a home in today’s market makes sense. The Joint Center for Housing Studies at Harvard University performs a study every year surveying participants for the reasons that American’s feel are most important in regards to homeownership. The top 4 reasons to own a home cited by respondents were not financial. 1. It means having a good place to raise children & provide them with a good education From the best neighborhoods to the best school districts, even those without children at the time of purchasing their home, may have this in the back of their mind as a major reason for choosing the location of the home that they purchase. 2. You have a physical structure where you & your family feel safe It is no surprise that having a place to call home with all that means...

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