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Questions - Housing - January 2-3, 2011

Americans Slightly More Confident In A Home As A Family Investment
One-Third of Homeowners Still Say They Owe More Than Their House is Worth
Homeowners Still Hold Little Optimism For Short-Term Housing Market
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National Survey of 1,000 Adults
Conducted January 2-3, 2011

By Rasmussen Reports


1* (Answered by 670 Adults Homeowners) Looking ahead over the next year, is the value of your home likely to go up, go down, or remain about the same?

2* (Answered by 670 Adults Homeowners) What about over the next five years? Is the value of your home likely to go up, go down, or remain about the same?

3* (Answered by 670 Adults Homeowners)
Is the value of your home worth more than the amount you owe on your mortgage?

4* (Answered by 670 Adults Homeowners) Over the last six months, have you missed or been late on a mortgage payment?

5* (Answered by 670 Adults Homeowners) Looking ahead, how likely are you to miss or be late with a mortgage payment in the next six months?

6* If someone cannot afford to make increased mortgage payments, is it better for the government to assist them in making their payments or should they sell their homes and find a less expensive home?

7* Generally speaking, is this a good time for someone in your area to be selling a house? 

8* Is buying a home the best investment most families can make?

 

NOTE: Margin of Sampling Error, +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence