Multi-generational living

Real estate market update 11/10/23… benefits of buying a multi-generational home

Showing activity took a significant drop the beginning of this week, (last data we have is from Monday of this week) when showings dropped down to last year’s level after...
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Weekly real estate market update 3/10/23… does a multigenerational home make sense for you?

New listings climbed to the highest level since the beginning of November last year… price reductions slowly increased. It follows that multiple offers are also increasing… pending sales are holding...
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How homebuyers are changing… 2022 homebuyer shifts

The combination of historically low inventory, persistently high home prices and rapidly escalating interest rates drove some interesting changes in homebuyer characteristics this year. Year-over-year changes from last year reached...
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The many benefits of multigenerational living… why it has quadruped in the last decade

According to a Generations United study in 2011, 7 percent of Americans lived in a multigenerational household of at least three generations. Fast forward to 2021 and that number nearly...
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Weekly real estate update 4/9/21… multigenerational living is growing

Showings took their expected dip over the holiday weekend. Data above is through Wednesday, expect it to jump up again next week. Pending sales took a corresponding dip this week,...
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DIY Scandi inspired guest house and office for $275k… an ADU?

Dwell recently released their 2020 Design Awards for the most inspiring projects of 2020 and they are amazing. But what really got me was The Lofthouse workspace and Airbnb that...
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Coronavirus inspires increase in multigenerational living and gardening

Lots of time at home in isolation because of the coronavirus pandemic has led many to re-examine their concept of home, family and safety… inspiring an increase in multigenerational living,...
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Why more people are considering multi-generational living

Did you know that 1 in 6 Americans currently lives in a multi-generational household? In recent years there has been a steady rise in the number of multi-generational homes in...
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