U.S. News by Robert Dietz – A traditional gateway to the middle class, homeownership remains an important goal for most Americans. Public opinion polling consistently shows that most renters hope to become homeowners once they can muster the necessary financial resources to handle the responsibilities that come with owning a home.
These facts remain in place despite recent questioning of the role homeownership plays in American society. This reevaluation is somewhat understandable given the impacts associated with the Great Recession.
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