U.S. Homebuyer Confidence Dropped in the Second Half of 2018


  • Sixty-three percent of Americans thought that it was a good time to purchase real estate as of the fourth quarter, down from 72 percent on an annual basis.

Although nearly two-thirds of Americans think that now is a good time to purchase a home, buyer optimism about the housing market is at its lowest point in three years despite Americans’ mostly positive outlook on the economy.

Even as homebuyer sentiment remained restrained, most Americans are confident in the state of the economy. Fifty-nine percent of those surveyed believe that the economy is on the right track, nearly identical to the first three quarters of 2018 and up from 52 percent one year earlier. Read more on the @bethanywpatten
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