The survey also indicated that 58 percent of millennials increased their interest in purchasing a home in the past year as the positive attributes of homeownership resonate with this generation. They associate owning a home with happiness (62 percent), independence (61 percent) and achievement (59 percent). Further, millennials view a home as a financial investment (33 percent) and like the thought of calling themselves a homeowner (35 percent).About the PulteGroup Home Index (PGHI) SurveyThe PulteGroup Home Index (PGHI) survey polled 1,004 U.S. adults ages 25 - 65 to better understand their sentiment about the U.S. economy and how current housing conditions are impacting future homebuyers. The survey was conducted online by Russell Research from February 18 – 25, 2014. Findings for the total sample are projectable to the universe of online adults. At a 95 percent confidence level, a margin of sample error of +/- 6.5 percent applies to the sample.
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