The National Association of REALTORS® released the results of its 2017 Housing Pulse Survey Wednesday, and the majority of Americans surveyed believe buying a home is a good financial decision, helping to create safe, secure and stable environments.
Specific findings include:
- 84 percent of Americans believe buying a home is a good financial decision;
- 44 percent of Americans believe affordable housing is a “very big” or “fairly big” problem;
- Six in 10 Americans are concerned about the cost to buy a home or high rent prices in their area; and
- Family, friends, REALTORS® and banks are the most trusted sources for buying a home or property.