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Fordham Conversations: Tracking the Trends of Young Homeowners

by Chris Williams
For sale sign

circulating, Flickr

This week, Fordham Conversations is about housing and how people from different generations go about buying a house. It turns out Baby Boomers have different attitudes towards home ownership than Millennials (the generation born between 1980 and 2000), and they’re buying different types of houses. Jessica Lautz, director of member and consumer research at the National Association of Realtors, talks about a buyer and seller generational trends.

Princeton University Giving Away Homes

by Associated Press, Katie Zezima
Princeton University

Stu Spivak/flickr

Want a free house? Princeton University will let you choose from seven.

But only if you can haul them away.

Princeton is giving away houses it needs to clear away in order to start a new development project. The homes boast details including Victorian scroll moulding and fireplaces.

The catch is that most are in bad shape, with insulation peeking out from the foundation and broken shutters or railings.

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