I■ By Matt McPherson / Columnist n contrast to reports by many experts about millennials avoiding the real estate market, they are now making up the majority of home buyers. In this very competitive home market, Ellie Mae, a loan origination software and solutions firm, reported that millennials made 45 percent of all home purchase loans in January, up from 42 percent from January of 2016. A surge of more millennial buyers are expected in the spring buying season. Although lenders have created some hurdles in the form of stiffer lending restrictions, low interest rates and first-time buyer incentives continue to draw young buyers to the housing market. One major obstacle
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