Why It’s Easy To Fall in Love with Homeownership

Why It’s Easy To Fall in Love with Homeownership

No matter how the housing market changes, there are some things about owning a home that never change—like the personal benefits it can provide. When you own your home, you likely feel a sense of attachment because of the comfort it gives and also because it’s a space that’s truly yours.

Over the last few years, we’ve fully embraced the meaning of our homes as we spent more time than ever in them. As a result, the emotional benefits our homes provide have become even more important to us.

As the most recent State of the American Homeowner from Unison puts it:

“. . . one thing has stayed the same: the home continues to be of the utmost importance and a place of security and comfort.

The same study from Unison notes:

  • 91% of homeowners say they feel secure, stable, or successful owning a home
  • 64% of American homeowners say living through a pandemic has made their home more important to them than ever

It’s no surprise this study also reveals that homeowners now love their homes even more as our attachments to them have grown:

The National Association of Realtors (NAR) also explains:

“In addition to tangible financial benefits, homeownership brings substantial social benefits for [households], communities, and the country as a whole.

In other words, not only does owning a home build your net worth over time, but it also gives you and your loved ones a place to thrive. And by living near people with shared experiences, homeownership helps you connect with your community and contribute meaningfully.

Bottom Line

Whether you’re thinking of buying your first home, moving up to your dream home, or downsizing to something that better fits your changing lifestyle, let me be the key to unlocking a home you can truly fall in love with.


Recent Blog Posts

How to Succeed in a Bidding War

In today's competitive real estate market, facing multiple offers has become increasingly common, especially in sought-after neighborhoods. As a homebuyer, navigating … Read more

Are More Homeowners Selling as Mortgage Rates Come Down?

If you’re looking to buy a home, the recent downward trend in mortgage rates is good news because it helps with affordability. But there’s another way this benefits yo… Read more

Key Questions to Ask About Schools and School Districts

When searching for a new home, many factors come into play, and one of the most crucial considerations for families is the quality of local schools and the school dist… Read more

Avoid These Common Pitfalls After Applying for a Mortgage

hile securing a mortgage is a significant achievement, it's important to remember that the journey doesn't end there

Why Consider the Not-So-Perfect House

I often witness the magic that happens when homebuyers choose a house that may not be perfect at first glance but has the potential to become the home they've always … Read more

Celebrating Diversity: Embracing the Vibrant Tapestry of December Festivities in Maplewood, South Orange, and Montclair

As the air fills with the festive spirit, the towns of Maplewood, South Orange, and Montclair come alive with a colorful array of cultural celebrations in the month of… Read more

All I Want for Christmas is a New Home: A Hilarious Guide to Gifting Yourself the Perfect Property

Tired of wrapping socks and scarves every year? Why not treat yourself to the ultimate holiday gift—a shiny new home!

Enchanting Holiday Magic!

Essex County, New Jersey, comes alive during the December holidays, offering an array of enchanting activities and events that capture the spirit of the season.

401(k) for Your Dream Home? Examining the Risks and Alternatives

Some individuals contemplate dipping into their 401(k) retirement savings as a means to secure a down payment. While this approach offers immediate financial relief, i… Read more

Hey, before you go!

Want to stay one step ahead of the market? Sign up to be on Dyanna's VIP mailing list to receive exclusive listings, real estate news and a lot more.