Packed In: ‘Our money is just going nowhere’: Millennials priced out of Spokane housing market

 Packed In: ‘Our money is just going nowhere’: Millennials priced out of Spokane housing market

SPOKANE, Wash. — More millennials want to buy a home, but that’s getting harder to do in the Inland Northwest. Spokane now has the 2nd fewest homes for sale in young midsize U.S. cities which means younger buyers are left out and stuck renting for longer than they’d like.

The report comes from Hire A Helper which looked at more than 200 cities across the country. With more people moving in, long-time families see their dream of home ownership disappearing.

“If it does get to that point where it’s just too expensive for us to live, then I think we’ll start considering that,” said Spencer Batt, a Spokane native who’s stuck renting.

Batt and his wife thought home ownership would be more attainable, but they can’t keep up with…

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