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September 18, 2014

Homeowner Confidence at Four-Year High

Did You Know?

Did you know that some 65% of homeowners say they are confident they would get the asking price for their home if they put it on the market today? That's up from 40% in 2010.* So today's buyers may find they have to pay more to get what they want.

Only about a third of Americans feel it's a buyer’s market, down from 47% in 2010.

Keep in mind that homes are selling on average for close to asking price: The national average (based on metro areas) for the sale-to-list price ratio is 98%.

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*2014 American Express Spending & Saving Tracker

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