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Want to buy a home? Skip the avocado toast, real estate mogul suggests

His advice to millennials gets a storm of scorn; data shows the group is not as spendthrift as some think

Truth is, even if a millennial assumed the eating out habits of a baby boomer, it would take around 113 years before he could afford a downpayment on a home (assuming a 20 per cent downpayment on the median price for a home in the United States, US$315,000 in March 2017, and a 1 per cent yearly yield rate).

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MILLENNIALS have enough problems as it is. Must they give up their avocado toast, too?

In an interview with Australia's 60 Minutes on Monday, Tim Gurner, a 35-year-old real estate mogul in Melbourne, suggested that young adults would be more likely to be able to afford to...

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