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Forget everything you’ve heard about first-time homebuyers. They’re doing all right.

Andrea Riquier
Forget everything you’ve heard about first-time homebuyers. They’re doing all right.

A new research approach to measuring people who are buying homes for the first time is welcome to anyone interested in housing issues - and comforting to those who relied on one of the traditional reporting methods, which have consistently undercounted such buyers.