Category Archives: Millennials

The Power of Millennial Money: Balancing opportunity with cost of living

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By Walter Bialas, August 16, 2018

We’ve all been enjoying a robust economy over the last several years – especially in some of the larger markets around the US. In almost all areas, unemployment is extremely low.  The last time we saw national unemployment at its current level of 4.2% was in 2000. Job growth is high and working millennials (those aged 25 to 34 years old), who are now shaping our workforce,… Read More

The Power of Millennial Money

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By: JLL Dallas Research

Recently, a map had been circulating online that noted the average salaries of millennials in each state.  Because the state-to-state differences were pretty minor, we decided to investigate further and look into what this really meant to working millennials in major metro areas.

To start, we pulled incomes for working millennials (ages 25-34 years) in the major metro areas in the US.  The initial results showed the obvious –… Read More

Dispelling the Millennial Home Buying Myth

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By: JLL Dallas

The popular press continually advances the generational divide between Millennials and everyone else.  Portrayed at the scale of a geological shift, making cracks into canyons, the press enjoys illustrating that Millennials’ priorities get further from the standards of prior generations.

One topic that is often discussed is that Millennials are not home buyers.  Rather, they prefer to rent in the urban core so they can be close to work, friends,… Read More

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