Some people who are supposedly “in the know” believe the American dream of owning a home has died. They spout “facts” that say home ownership – not just for Santa Cruz homes, but also across the nation – is no longer on the minds of the majority of Americans.
Additionally, according to some of these individuals, suburban sprawl is the reason for:
• the housing bubble burst,
• the break down of social mores,
• global warming (due to commutes, of course)
• and more.
It’s amazing that the nation’s suburbs can cause so many problems, isn’t it?
Is the American dream of home ownership really dead? The number of people buying Santa Cruz homes versus renting them points to a definitive… maybe. However, in newspapers and on the Internet, we’re seeing tons of