To Sell or Not To Sell: Americans Are Unsure
While homeowner confidence in home values has reached new highs, Americans as a whole still aren’t convinced that it’s a good time to put a house on the market.
A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that 36% of American Adults think now is a good time for someone in their area to be selling home, down slightly from previous surveys and in line with findings since last July. Thirty-three percent (33%) disagree, which is down four points from December and the lowest since June. Nearly as many (31%) are not sure, up four points from the previous survey and the highest finding to date. In June, the number who thought it was a good time to sell hit a five-year high of 44%. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
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The survey of 800 Adults was conducted on January 16-17, 2015 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 3.5 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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