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38% Think It’s a Good Time to Sell a House

Friday, May 23, 2014

Belief that now's a good time to sell a home is at its highest level since last fall.

A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that 38% of American Adults say, generally speaking, now is a good time for someone in their area to sell a house. That's up from 34% last month and just one point shy of 39% in September. the highest level of confidence in regular surveying since April 2009. Just as many (37%) say it’s not a good time to sell, but that ties the all-time low first reached last September. One-in-four (25%) are not sure whether it’s a good time to sell or not. (To see survey question wording, click here).

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The survey of 1,000 American Adults was conducted on May 18-19, 2014 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 4 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Field work for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC. See methodology.

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