According to Taylor Morrison's CEO, 1 in 3 of the company's buyers are millennials, whose average age is in the 32-33 range. "Everyone talks about the millennials like they're just one group of people and they're not buying. We're just not seeing that," Palmer said. "In fact, we're finding exactly the opposite: They're quite qualified."

Millennial home buying is trending up with ‘demographic tailwinds,’ says builder Taylor Morrison’s CEO "Palmer said 1 in 3 of the company's buyers are millennials. Five years ago, the generation made up 20% of Taylor Morrison's buyers, she added. Affordability issues are real and vary from market to market, but they are “not as real as I think the media portrays,” she said. 'Everyone talks about the millennials like they're just one group of people and they're not buying. We're just not seeing that,” Palmer said. 'In fact, we're finding exactly the opposite: They're quite qualified.'"