Anyone looking at generations of Australians and seeking to pick trends in the housing market should look not just at the traditional baby boomer generation but also at the current generation of 25 to 34-year-olds, a leading researcher says.

BIS Shrapnel senior manager, residential property Angie Zigomanis acknowledged that by number, growth in baby boomer generation households will outstrip that of all other age brackets over the next decade, but argued that many within this age group were largely settled apart from a degree of modest downsizing with regard…