Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh Homes, Real Estate

Note to Millenials: Consider Owning A Home in Pittsburgh


In a recent article, Time magazine states a Bloomberg report showing that a large number of first-time buyers are millennials making up half or more of home purchasers in U.S. cities. The same article names Pittsburgh as the fourth most millennial-friendly city in the U.S. Pittsburgh’s growth the last several years in the tech sector has played a major role. Carnegie Mellon and the University of Pittsburgh, two local universities have been providing technology talent to companies such as Google & Uber. In turn, the economic growth has been noticeable and buyers have taken notice of the affordability of home ownership in Pittsburgh. Affordability, job growth, culture, parks, a vibrant art scene, strong public schools and excellent medical care are several factors that have made Pittsburgh a top choice for millennials and first-time homebuyers.