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54% Think Their Home Is Worth More Now

Sunday, February 24, 2013

Most homeowners are confident they know how much their homes are worth in today’s market, and they think that value is higher than when they purchased the home originally. A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey shows that 54% of homeowners believe their home is worth more than when they bought it. Twenty-two percent (22%) say their home is worth less, while 20% think it’s worth about the same amount. (To see survey question wording, click here.)

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The survey of 675 Homeowners nationwide was conducted on February 19-20, 2013 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 4 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Fieldwork for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC. See methodology.

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