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Results of a survey by the National Association of Realtors (NAR) released today echo the findings from the most recent National Housing Survey (NHS) conducted by Fannie Mae – Americans think this is a great time to buy a home. Sixty-three percent of respondents to NAR’s fourth quarter Housing Opportunities and Market Experience (HOME) survey expressed that opinion (59 percent told NHS pollsters this.) Further, 33 percent of respondents told NAR they strongly believe this. Even more Americans think it is a good time to sell , nearly three-quarters (74 percent) said so. Both buying and selling sentiments were unchanged from the third quarter survey. Lawrence Yun, NAR’s chief economist, said these positive sentiments can be linked to the strong job market and favorable economic conditions. “The…(read more)

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