First the home, then the ring?
Nearly 1 in 4 married couples ages 18 to 34 purchased a home together before getting married, according to a recent Coldwell Banker Real Estate survey released this week.
That compares to just 14 percent of married couples ages 45 and older.
That's a reflection of millennials' shifting attitudes toward commitment, said psychotherapist Dr. Robi Ludwig. "People are very commitment oriented, but millennials are much more pragmatic," she told AOL Real Estate. "I think millennials are saying that if we want to have the life we want, we need to make smart decisions early on. ... The home becomes the new engagement ring -- and in some ways, the new wedding." Source - http://goo.gl/2Trxz