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ViewHomes™ of Clark County: MultiGen Homes Market Report September


MultiGen Market Report September

Families are changing the way they live: baby boomers are taking in their parents to provide better care, millennials are enjoying the benefit of having their children grow up with grand parents in their home. This is multigenerational living, or "multigen" for short.

In 2014, the Pew Research Center reported that a record 60.6 million Americans now live in multigen households. That is nearly one in 5 households. This trend continues today as the housing market responds to the demand for multigen homes.

It's no coincidence that our specialty - view homes with "elbow room for the soul" - works well for multigen homes, too.  Sometimes they come with separate living quarters, sometimes they have the potential but need to be modified. We understand and live the lifestyle, so we know how to find homes suited for multigen living.

It also helps to know the market when you start shopping for a multigen home.  Here is a snapshot of ViewHomes™ of Clark County with dual-living features, starting at $400,000 (Note: these numbers do not include a spectacular $23,500,000 165-acre multigen property in Woodland, WA as it skews the averages.)

67 Active Listings - $410,000 to $5,900,000
Average SQFT - 4,586
Average $/SQFT - $248

14 Pending - $500,000 to $2,650,000
Average SQFT- 3,446
Average $/SQFT - $236

47 Sold in last 3 Mos - $400,000 to $2,400,000
Average SQFT - 4,077
Average $/SQFT - $199
Median Days on Market was 41 days and inventory is extremely low. Multigen homes do not last long in this market! 

If you are looking for a home for multigen living, you can start your search here.

If you have a home that has multigen features and you want to sell, call us - we are specialists in this field, and we have buyers ready to move!


ViewHomes™ grew out of our passion for nature, beautiful surroundings, and peaceful environments. Starting together in an urban environment, over the years we've gravitated towards areas with smaller populations and less density. We now enjoy our lifestyle in a rural environment, but with close proximity to metropolitan areas where we appreciate all the amenities of fine restaurants, shopping, and an easy drive to an international airport.
Living in ViewHomes™ is like having “elbowroom for the soul”.





Comment balloon 7 commentsDebb Janes EcoBroker and Bernie Stea JD • September 13 2017 02:18PM


Thanks for the market information... I hope you have  a great HUMP Day!

Posted by Kristin Johnston - REALTOR®, Giving Back With Each Home Sold! (RE/MAX Realty Center ) about 3 years ago

Good morning, Debb and Bernie --- I knew multi-generational living was increasing but had no idea it was one in five households.   Interesting statistic.  

Posted by Michael Jacobs, Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393 about 3 years ago

Good morning Debb and  Bernie - you have some great choices for multi gen market.  I am sure people see you as the expert.

Posted by Grant Schneider, Your Coach Helping You Create Successful Outcomes (Performance Development Strategies) about 3 years ago

Debb and Bernie,

I would love to get a look at the 23.5 million dollar home.  That does skew the averages to say the least.  A

Posted by Ron and Alexandra Seigel, Luxury Real Estate Branding, Marketing & Strategy (Napa Consultants) about 3 years ago

Hi Debb & Bernie - Excellent market report, and your expertise with multi-generational homes is very apparent. Interested buyers and sellers will find your knowledge of this lifestyle to be a very helpful resource.

Posted by Dick Greenberg, Northern Colorado Residential Real Estate (New Paradigm Partners LLC) about 3 years ago

Hi all, playing catch-up after a break. We will be visiting you soon. Thanks for the visit and kind comments. We really do know this multi-gen niche - inside and out. ;) D 

Posted by Debb Janes EcoBroker and Bernie Stea JD, REALTORS® in Clark County, WA (ViewHomes of Clark County - Nature As Neighbors) about 3 years ago

beautiful market report Debb Janes EcoBroker and Bernie Stea JD  so interesting I had no idea

Posted by Hannah Williams, Expertise NE Philadelphia & Bucks 215-820-3376 (Re/Max Eastern inc.) about 3 years ago

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