60% Say Their Home Is Worth More Than What They Still Owe
Monday, May 27, 2013
Sixty percent (60%) of U.S. homeowners now say their home is worth more than what they owe on their mortgage. That’s the highest finding so far this year and ties a high reached only once before in four years of regular surveying.
A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that 32% still say they owe more than their home is worth. That’s unchanged from April and nearly identical to a year ago. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
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The survey of 697 Homeowners nationwide was conducted on May 24-25, 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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