Atkinson fits the profile of individual Canadian women homeowners who are single, financially savvy and most likely to purchase a condominium, according to a new national poll released Thursday.Do not let these empty assertions from the financial industry influence you. Try to separate information from catch-phrases and then do the math yourself.
"I never wanted to rent because I figured it was a waste of money.
Seven in 10 Canadian women homeowners bought their properties as a "good investment," with 29 being their average age when they made their first purchase.
Michelle Atkinson, 26, who entered the real estate market 21/2 years ago, is part of an emerging demographic of women who are single, financially savvy and opting for condominiums.
"With more and more Canadian women marrying later in life or remaining single, we're seeing the emergence of the young, financially savvy woman who's taking on the commitments, joys and responsibilities of owning a home," said Joan Dal Bianco, vice-president of real estate secured lending for TD Canada Trust.
"Right across the country, they are investing in themselves and in their futures by becoming homeowners, and in doing so are strongly reinforcing their financial and personal freedom," she said.
Saturday, February 2, 2008
What the MSM is serving.
The article Women lead revolution in home ownership serves up the 'conventional wisdom' of home ownership with little analysis.