Baby Boomers Desire an Urban, Walking Lifestyle


USA Today had an interesting article about housing trends for Baby Boomers. These homeowners are drawn to an urban lifestyle where they can walk to stores, restaurants and events. Read the article here.

Thinking of moving to a carefree lifestyle in an urban setting? Sibcy Cline is representing quite a few such condominiums and town home developments where you can walk:

Bradford Place in Madeira. There is only one unit left! You are minutes away from downtown Madeira and all its restaurants and shops!

Emery Park and Nolen Park in Mariemont. These two lifestyle condominiums are located in the heart of downtown Mariemont, so you can walk to everything.

Park Manor in Blue Ash. You can walk to the Blue Ash Square, library, or even head into downtown Montgomery if you like!

SouthShore in Newport.  Walk to Newport or downtown Cincinnati! Sporting events, festivals, museums and restaurants are just minutes away.

See all of Sibcy Cline’s Lifestyle Condominiums here.

Millennials Want To Buy Homes

PulteGroup Home Index Survey

PulteGroup Home Index Survey

The PulteGroup Home Index Survey conducted a national survey of renters aged 18-34 years old with an income that exceeded $50,000:

  • 65% of those surveyed indicated their intention to buy a home had significantly increased in the past year
  • 90% plan to buy a home someday
  • Desire to own and build equity was the primary reason to purchase a new home
  • 12% are tired of apartment living

What are millennials looking for in a home?

  • Value with efficient use of space
  • Floor plan layout is very important with 69% preferring an open space floor plan in the kitchen and family room
  • 84% are looking for good storage for daily items
  • 76% need space for the television
  • 64% are looking for outdoor living or a deck