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Recent Posts by Odeta Kushi

Millennials Continued To Drive Homeownership Demand In 2021

By Odeta Kushi on July 6, 2022

In 2022, National Homeownership Month arrived in June as the housing market adjusts to ... Read More›

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Single Women Skip The Spouse To Buy A House

By Odeta Kushi on March 8, 2022

As we celebrate International Women’s Day and Women’s History Month, growing numbers of women, specifically single women, have ... Read More›

Housing Homeownership

What’s The Outlook For The Housing Market In 2022?

By Odeta Kushi on December 20, 2021

At first glance, the outlook for the 2022 housing market is a familiar one – strong millennial demand for homes constrained by an ongoing, historic housing supply shortage. This supply-demand imbalance generated the record house price appreciation seen... Read More›

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Where Can Residential Real Estate Investors Find The Most Potential Roi?

By Odeta Kushi on December 15, 2021

Over the past year, increasing investor activity in residential real estate, particularly in single-family homes, has drawn a lot of attention. News of large institutional investors Read More›

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Does Greater Educational Achievement Increase The Likelihood Of Homeownership?

By Odeta Kushi on October 14, 2021

We’re often told that education is the key to a more secure financial future. Most people spend at least 12 years of their lives as students and even more if they pursue higher education. But does more education equate to increased earning potential? A... Read More›

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Will Housing Market Seasonality Return To Normal?

By Odeta Kushi on September 17, 2021

September is commonly associated with the beginning of the school year, but it also signals the end of the peak home buying season. The tapering of the housing market in September is part of its normal annual cycle, which follows the same general patte... Read More›

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