Moms may have a big place in real estate decisions.
The average American lives only 18 miles away from their mother, according to the 2008 Health and Retirement Study. What’s more, the trend is likely to continue as baby boomers age and require more care from their adult children and two-income families require more help with child care, suggests a new report by New York Times staffers Quoctrung Bui and Claire Cain Miller.
“Over the last few decades, Americans have become less mobile, and most adults – especially those with less education or lower incomes – do not venture far from their hometowns,” according to The New York Times article.
America is filled with close-knit families, the data shows. Only 20 percent of Americans live more than a couple of hours from their parents.Families live closest in the Northeast and the South, and the farthest apart on the West Coast and in the Mountain States, the study found. Also, married people tend to live farther from their parents than singles. And, women are slightly more likely than men to leave their hometowns, the study finds.
Author:Bart Austin Phone: 702-362-1653 Dated: January 5th 2016 Views: 238 About Bart: "There is no substitute for experience!" Growing up on Long Island, N.Y., Bart learned many things f...
View our latest blog posts in your RSS reader. Click here to access.
Trust eXp Realty and our team of real estate agents to help you find homes for sale or to sell your current home. We recognize the level of service that the mobile consumer demands. You have information. You have dreams. We possess experience, integrity, and innovation. Together we create leverage to make your dreams a reality.
You go camping, hiking, kayaking and boating to get AWAY from your cel
"Working with eXp Realty was a pleasure. When we started, we had no idea what we wanted, but our buyer agent helps us figure out the pros and cons of all our options. Our agent went the extra mile willing to put in the extra effort to answer our questions, to make sure we were happy with our decisions, and educated about the market and local area."