Was the Housing Collapse just a Warning Shot?

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Tinus Swanepoel

By Tinus  Swanepoel, Real Blogging -It has been five years since the height of the market, and the housing industry is still trying to fight its way out of the downturn. The recession and unemployment have already placed severe pressure on homeownership rates and now the industry may actually be facing another major hurdle.

Here’s the problem. Baby boomers are getting older. Generation Y is now approaching the age in which Boomers bought their first home. Yet Generation Y doesn’t attach the same value as Baby Boomers do to owning a home. So what happens if they don’t buy – at least, not in the same numbers?   Read more: http://realblogging.com/tinus-swanepoel/was-the-housing-collapse-just-a-warning-shot/#ixzz132C52jhA

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About Jeff Sorg

Jeff Sorg holds vocational and post-secondary school instructor licenses in several states and has authored numerous real estate continuing education and pre-licensing courses. Sorg is awarded the International Distance Education Certification Center's CDEi Designation for distance education. Memberships include ARELLO (Association of Real Estate License Law Officials), REEA (Real Estate Educators Association) the National Association of REALTORS®, Oregon Association of REALTORS®, and Portland Metro Association of REALTORS®. Awards and service include REALTOR® Emeritus; Life Member award; 2020, 2021, 2022 Chairperson of the Oregon Real Estate Forms Committee; Oregon REALTORS State Director. More on request.