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Homeownership: Now vs. Then

Independence Day is rapidly approaching. Next week’s commemoration of country, home and family will see people enjoying their homes and neighborhoods as they celebrate. With the importance of that day in mind, NAR President Moe Veissi noted the following, comparing homeownership today to the time of our Founding Fathers.

For more on the history of homeownership in the U.S. as well as the full Jefferson quote, read the article here >

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