Gen Y Home Ownership

Youth Have Unrealistic Expectations: Study

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.09.2014 | Canada Business

TORONTO - Take off the rose-coloured glasses, Generation X and Generation Y.That's the message from the Bank of Montreal Wealth Institute, which says ...

5 Tips to Help Transform Gen Y Renters Into Homebuyers

Michael Ferreira | Posted 07.23.2013 | Canada British Columbia
Michael Ferreira

Today's twentysomethings are feeling pinched, trying to earn meaningful pay cheques to put toward a mortgage, but the Canadian government has made it even tougher by tightening lending rules to keep a leash on the housing market. Combine this with a decade-long rise in house prices across Canada, it's no surprise Gen Y is feeling down about buying their first home.

Youth Fear They're Locked Out Of Home Ownership: Poll

CP | Posted 03.20.2013 | Canada Business

A large majority of Canadians in the so-called Y generation are worried that affordability will hamper their desire to own a home in their lifetime, a...

How I Bought a House at 25

Alexis Sciuk | Posted 01.21.2013 | Canada Living
Alexis Sciuk

2012-11-19-slavkoaskingybanner.jpgHomeownership has always been important to me, even at a young age. I spent my teens thinking about my future home and I spent my early 20s working towards it. I rationalized that I had to live somewhere. Why not pay myself rather than pay a landlord?