Humorous video about millennial homebuyers is all too real.

    Watch before your hear from elsewhere: Video, below, follows a young man during his home search as he’s forced again and again to dial back his expectations. In the course of the nearly four-minute video, the main character played by Michael Russell, goes from dreaming of a brand new home with golden toilet seats to pulling a UHaul into his parents’ driveway.

    © Provided by Dow Jones & Company, Inc. Mike Russell in IFHT’s Millennial Home Buyer video.

    Today’s young adults know all too well that no matter how hard they try they can likely only dream of living like their parents did when they were in their 20s. And now a new music video has brought that disappointment to life.

    The video, created by IFHT, follows a young man during his home search as he’s forced again and again to dial back his expectations. In the course of the nearly four-minute video, the main character played by Michael Russell, goes from dreaming of a brand new home with golden toilet seats to pulling a UHaul into his parents’ driveway.

    Though this might seem like a story playing on classic millennial tropes — a 20-something turns to living in his parents’ basement when life gets too tough — the portrayal is more nuanced. The main character has a full-time gig, “a respectable job with a 401(k),” as he puts it, and yet, thanks to student loans and other expenses has little hope of ever saving enough to buy a house.

    “In the 80s my dad bought a house and a car. I’ll be 80 when I can get those,” he laments.

     

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