There are many reasons why stepping into home ownership is a struggle for many first-time buyers. Young buyers have to deal with housing inventory and affordability issues, high student-loan debt, rising rents in many cities popular with young people, and jobs that don’t allow them to save up enough money to move out of their parents’ homes. There’s another underreported reason why first-time buyers are struggling to buy homes: Competition from investors.
First-Time Home Buyers Face Competition from Investors
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