More Jobs Does Not Mean More Homeowners

February 12, 2015

Researchers at Freddie Mac looked at homeownership rates by profession, and found that the increase of employment is not in fields with workers that usually become homeowners, CNBC reports.

The Bureau of Labor Statistics report that over the next decade, most of the job openings are in retail sales, food preparation, and cashiers. According to Freddie Mac, workers in these professions have homeownership rates below the national average.

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