"Homeownership used to be the bedrock of the American dream, but the turbulent economy and its lasting effects have fundamentally changed how Americans – irrespective of their stage of life – view their home. Many potential home buyers are now hesitating, looking more closely at their options. Many of those who already own homes are readjusting their expectations. And, even though it’s a buyer’s market, a growing number of people are deciding to rent." (USA Today)

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