61% of Americans expect house prices to rise in the next 12 months

Homeowner confidence appears to be at its strongest in years, with 61 percent of U.S. adults stating their belief that home prices will increase in the next year.

Real estate rated as best long-term investment by Americans

More Americans see real estate as the best long-term investment than anything else, including buying gold or stocks, according to a poll of 1,000 adults held by Gallup.

Perception of Realtor’s Honesty Creeps Up

Real estate professionals are thought to be more honest and ethical than they’ve ever been before, ranking higher than the likes of business executives, lawyers, car salesmen and advertisers according to a new poll by Gallup.

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