·50% say tax credits or lower interest rates would motivate them to purchase a residence sooner
·70% believe home prices will be higher or at today’s levels in two years
·62% say wealth creation is a very big advantage of real estate ownership
Although economic conditions factor strongly in their decision-making process, survey respondents say that lower home prices and/or a raise at work would be the top motivations for buying a home sooner than planned.
·Seeking out a larger space for their next residence
·Interested in living near alternative modes of transportation
·Likely to put down less than 20% on their next residential purchase
·Planning to eventually abandon the cities for a life in the suburbs