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Seattle popular destination for millennials to move and stay

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Seattle is one of five cities identified by a recent NAR report as places millennials move and stay. This article notes Seattle made the list due to the share of millennials moving and staying, plus the local job opportunities. 

Forbes | Brenda Richardson

For generations, the bright lights and big opportunities of major urban centers have lured potential first-time home buyers looking for the right place to settle down. But lately, there has been a considerable shift in young home buyers flocking to areas with affordable living conditions, plentiful job openings and good wages, according to a new report by the National Association of Realtors.

The study analyzed employment gains, population trends, income levels and housing conditions in the largest 100 metropolitan statistical areas across the country to identify the most popular areas for Millennials. The top five metro areas for Millennials were ranked accordingly because of their high share of both current Millennial residents and recent movers, as well as their favorable employment opportunities. Millennials in the study are those born between 1980 and 1998.

To read the full story, click here: The Top Five Most Popular Destinations For Millennials To Move And Stay

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