According to a 2012 study that was conducted by (NAR) National Association of Realtors…
Children of homeowners have higher achievement levels in both Math and Reading
Children tend to have fewer behavior problems
Teens of homeowners are more likely to stay in school (fewer drop-outs)
Homeowners also vote more, spend more hours in volunteer work, and know more of their neighbors. And many more homeowners report a higher quality of life, possess higher self-esteem, and feel more “in control” of their lives.
Clearly, these benefits in health, education, and community make large contributions to one’s sense of happiness…
and really, shouldn’t we all Be Happy?