Millennials list dogs more than marriage or children as a factor in making a home-buying decision, according to SunTrust Mortgage.

About 33% of millennials who purchased their first home say the desire to have a better space or yard for a dog influenced their decision to buy, while 25% cited marriage or an upcoming marriage as a motivator, and 19% cited the birth or expected birth of a child.

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