Catering To Your Dog recently reported about this new trend and accredited the findings to SunTrust. According to SunTrust’s survey, “one-third of millennials who bought their first home said having a better space or yard for a dog was a major factor in their decision.” To put things in perspective, only 19% of those surveyed said their motivating factor was to make room for a baby!

While this is a major factor, it’s not the number one factor. 66% of millennials that were surveyed bought their first home for more living space, while 36% purchased a home to build equity.

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