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How America Views Homeownership Survey

by | Jun 15, 2016

Highlights from 2016 Wells Fargo Survey

By Jeff Sorg, OnlineEd Blog

(June 9, 2016) – Homeownership is still part of the American dream, and people think now is a good time to buy, according to a recent Wells Frago Survey.

  • 93% agree: Homeownership is an achievement to be proud of.
  • 86% agree: Homeownership is a dream come true.
  • 74% agree: Right now is a good time to buy a home.

Proportion of respondents who are considering buying a home in the next two years (answered“Definitely will,” “Probably will,” or “Maybe”):

  • Millennials (Ages 18-34): 58%
  • African Americans:
  • 51%Hispanics:
  • 47%General population: 38%

“Definitely will” or “probably will” buy a home in the next two years:

  • Millennials (Ages 18-34): 40%
  • Hispanics: 33%
  • African Americans: 30%
  • General population: 22%

View and download the entire survey here.


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