starter home/house


: a first home
This small house would make a great starter home/house for a young couple.

Examples of starter home/house in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web So, note to the rich kids of Los Angeles — instead of that graduation trip to Europe, maybe speak with your parents about the investment benefits of a not-so-humble starter home in the Hollywood Hills. Hadley Meares, The Hollywood Reporter, 9 Sep. 2023 In those markets, the monthly cost of buying a starter home, which classified as zero to two bedrooms, in August 2023 was $2,959, or 64.3% higher than the cost of renting, on average. Byalena Botros, Fortune, 23 Oct. 2023 Why your parents’ friends are outbidding you for your starter house Much of the baby boomer generation’s wealth is already held in housing equity, which can be leveraged for new homes closer to family and friends. Byalicia Adamczyk, Fortune, 11 June 2023 Even in Florida cities like Miami, Tampa and Orlando, which have seen some of the highest rent growth and rent costs in the past year, renting is still more affordable than buying a starter home. Anna Bahney, CNN, 26 Jan. 2023 Inside the incredibly shrinking Southern California starter home. Elvia Limón, Los Angeles Times, 30 Sep. 2022 For one starter home in Clarksville, Tenn., 535 investors contributed to the purchase, some putting in as little as $100. Will Parker, WSJ, 28 Aug. 2022 And Carrie’s starter home turns out to be her forever home. Phillip MacIak, The New Republic, 24 Aug. 2023 In August 2022, the median footprint of a New York City starter home (costing between $400,000 and $800,000) had fallen 9 percent — to 900 square feet — compared with three years earlier, according to a StreetEasy study. Curbed, 11 Oct. 2022 See More

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“Starter home/house.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 5 Dec. 2023.

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