By Marcie Geffner - LendingTree
Mother's Day. Apple pie. Baseball. Homeownership.
All good, right?
Indeed. Because those things are both traditional and much-beloved in the United States—and elsewhere in the world as well.
Among them, homeownership best speaks to the American ideals of pride, freedom, family and community. It's even an important part of what many people consider to be the American Dream.
Owning a home is valued so highly in part because homeowners can get a lot of benefits.