Generation Xers value family time above all else, and the home is the central hub of family activity, offering a place to unwind and connect outside of their busy work life.
When it comes to buying a home, Xers, Boomers, and Matures all plan to stay in their current home as long as possible, while Millennials plan to purchase their next or first home within the next 2-5 years.
Generation X may be the smallest generation, and sandwiched between two mammoth generations, but as this savvy and pragmatic cohort reaches their peak earning years, their long-awaited moment in the spotlight is approaching.
32 percent of the U.S. population is 50 years or older, and two-thirds of the primary home equity is owned by those over 55. The choices made by this demographic group will impact housing opportunities available to younger generations, especially
While the recession made further investment more challenging for Xers, the home remains a major asset and Xers spend their leisure time improving, organizing, and entertaining.