Homeownership Matters: 84 Percent of Americans See Homeownership As Good Investment

“Eighty-four percent of Americans now believe that purchasing a home is a good financial decision – the highest number since 2007, According to the National Association of Realtors®’ 2017 National Housing Pulse Survey.

Yet six in 10 said that they are concerned about affordability and the rising cost of buying a home or renting in their area. Housing affordability was ranked fourth in the top-five issues Americans face in their area behind the lack of affordable health care; low wages and debt making it hard to save; and heroin and opioid drug abuse, and ahead of job layoffs and employment.

View our infographic for more insight from the 2017 National Housing Pulse Survey.”

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