The Benefits of Homeownership Go Beyond the Financial

The Benefits of Homeownership Go Beyond the Financial | Simplifying The Market

Homeownership is a major part of the American Dream. As evidence of that, 91% of Americans believe that owning a home is either essential (43%) or important (48%) to achieving that “dream.” In a market where some people may be unsure about the benefits and possibilities of buying a home, it is important that we remember this.

Homeownership is NOT just about the money. In fact, some of the major benefits are non-financial. Here are a few of those benefits as per the National Association of Realtors:

  • Consistent findings show that homeownership does make a significant positive impact on educational achievement.
  • Several researchers have found that homeowners tend to be more involved in their communities than renters.
  • Early studies of homeownership and health outcomes found that homeowners and children of homeowners are generally happier and healthier than non-owners, even after controlling for factors such as income and education levels that are also associated with positive health outcomes and positively correlated with homeownership.

Bottom Line

Homeownership means something more to people and their families than just the financial considerations.

Source: Keep Current Matters Feed

Celebrating Success

A few highlights from our Celebrating Success event at Tony C’s

Look who’s #1 in Jamaica Plain

We are so very excited to announce that we came in as the #1 real estate office in JP for 2016 in both sales volume and number of sides.  A major accomplishment for having opened the office in October of 2013, just three years ago. Congratulations to all.

The news is timely. We are just getting started in building out an adjacent office space where we are adding an additional conference room, team room and additional work areas for associates and team members to use. We’ll keep you posted on plans for our upcoming expansion party.