April 20, 2011

Owning Portland Real Estate Has Social Benefits


A report by the National Association of Realtors identifies homeownership’s numerous social benefits. The report, “Social Benefits of Homeownership and Stable Housing,” cites extensive research showing that homeownership increases civic participation, lowers crime rates and boosts children’s educational performance.

Among other items, the study concludes that owners of real estate:

  • Have a lower  move rate than their renting counterparts.
  • Greater community involvement and awareness.
  • Positive impact on educational achievement .
  • Less likely to become crime victims.

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To view the entire study click here.

 

Rich Peralta is a real estate professional in the Portland Metro Area,  Lake Oswego and  West Linn Real Estate.

He can be reached at 503.961.2181 or by e-mail at rich.peralta@exprealty.com

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Originally posted on West Linn Real Estate.

 

 

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