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Questions - Housing - September 15-16, 2011

48% See Home-Buying As Family’s Best Investment
New High: 37% Say Their Home Is Worth Less Than Remaining Mortgage Payments
New High: 40% Expect Their Home’s Value To Decrease Over Next Year
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National Survey of 753 Homeowners
Conducted September 15-16, 2011
By Rasmussen Reports


1* Looking ahead over the next year, is the value of your home likely to go up, go down, or remain about the same?

2* 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* Is the value of your home worth more than the amount you owe on your mortgage?

 

4* Over the last six months, have you missed or been late on a mortgage payment?

5* Looking ahead, how likely are you to miss or be late with a mortgage payment in the next six months?

 
NOTE: Margin of Sampling Error, +/- 4 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence 

 

National Survey of 1,000 Adults
Conducted September 15-16, 2011
By Rasmussen Reports

1* 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?

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

 3* 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