47% View Home-Buying As Family’s Best Investment
For the sixth consecutive month, fewer than half of Americans say buying a home is a family’s best investment. An overwhelming majority continues to advise against selling a home in their area.
A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey of American Adults shows that just 47% believe buying a home is the best investment a family can make, showing virtually no change from last month. One in three (32%) says home-buying is not a family’s best investment, while 21% are not sure.
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The survey of 1,000 Adults was conducted on November 18-19, 2011 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 3 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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