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Soaring home prices are spooking buyers

Home purchase sentiment dropped 3.9 points to 75.8 in July as concerns about high home prices continued to scare off prospective homebuyers.

Fannie Mae‘s Home Purchase Sentiment Index (HPSI) found that 66% of respondents said that due to high housing prices, it’s a bad time to buy a home, up from 64% last month. Only 28% said it was good time to buy a home, down from 32% in June.

Seventy-five percent said it’s a good time to sell, down from 77% last month. Twenty percent said it’s a bad time to details ⇒

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