Will Homeownership Make You Happier?


Will homeownership maker you happier? It seems that the answer is YES — homeownership does make people happier. A Bank of America study indicated that 93% of Americans who purchased a home felt they were happier by becoming home owners. In fact, 88% of those surveyed said that buying a home was the best decision they ever made. 78% of respondents also said their social life improved as a result of buying a home and that their family relationships improved, as well. And while we know that owning a home helps build wealth and equity, this survey showed that most home owners (58%) value the emotional equity of owning a home over the financial equity (42%). 70% of those surveyed said that they were more emotionally attached Finding your perfect home will make you happierto their home than they anticipated being and 69% indicated it would be hard for them to move because of the memories they made in their homes.


2024 research from HomeBay showed that a resounding 90% of homeowners say they’re happier overall since they bought a home, and another 80% say owning a home was the best decision they ever made. 69% of renters say they believe they would be happier if they were homeowners. Moreover, 90% of homeowners believe their lives are more stable than renters, a sentiment shared by only 73% of renters.


At the end of the day, owning a home appears to be a win-win all around. Wondering if you should take the leap on Leap Day/Leap Year and buy a Greater Charlotte home in 2024?



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Ready To Buy A Home And Become Happier In 2024?

If you’d like to find your perfect home in the Greater Charlotte area and be happier in 2024 and beyond, Nina Hollander with Coldwell Banker Realty can help you. And I can make your home search easy… that will make you happy, too!




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Free Home Buyer Guide: What You Need To Know


The process of buying a home can be overwhelming at times, but you don’t need to go through it alone.

You may be wondering if now is a good time to buy a home…or if interest rates are projected to rise or fall. Our free Home Buyer Guide is a terrific resource and will answer many of your questions, as well as bring up a few things you didn’t even know you should consider when buying a home.

Free Home Buyer Guide “Things To Consider When Buying A Home.”



Need To Sell Your Greater Charlotte Home Before You Buy?

If you need to sell your home in the Charlotte region before buying a home I can provide you with a free home valuation and equity analysis. What you don’t know can cost you time and money when it comes to selling your house. The best source of information is your real estate agent and we’ve put together a growing list of helpful resources about the home selling process. When you’re ready, call Nina Hollander at 704-779-0813 to discuss how we can help sell your house.


Wondering about your home's value?


Free Home Seller Guide “Things To Consider When Selling Your Home.”



Matching Greater Charlotte Home Buyers With Lifestyles Since 1999


Nina Hollander with Coldwell Banker Realty would appreciate the opportunity to earn your trust. I’ll help you find your lifestyle within your budget and your time-frame. Whether you’re a first-time home buyer, down-sizing, up-sizing, right-sizing or relocating to Charlotte, I’m here to guide you throughout the process and would love to earn your business, exceed your expectations, and show you why experience matters and how:


“The Right Broker Makes All The Difference.”