Beating the Numbers – Four Ways Millennials Can Own a Home Saving Only $4,000 per year

Every month a myriad of research and articles are published regarding millennial spending habits and home buying. Recently, comments from a wealthy developer made waves in the news blaming the low home-ownership rates among millennials to their frivolous spending habits – including things like $19 Avocado toasts and $4 coffees.

But we ask – is it frivolous spending habits that make young people less likely to buy a home? Or are young people today, burdened with greater amounts of student debt than previous generations, working with tighter budgets and unable to save enough to afford a down payment?

To answer this question, SP Group aggregated data specifically representative of the millennial age group to analyze their average income and average spending levels.

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