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Confidence in Real Estate Market Rises; Interest Rate Concerns Remain in Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices’ Latest Homeowner Sentiment Survey

Survey also finds that satisfaction with the U.S. economy increased across all age groups, and homebuyers report a surprising key factor in the home-buying process

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IRVINE, CA (May 17, 2017)
Optimism toward the U.S. economy and real estate market rose across all generations of current and prospective homeowners in Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices’ latest Homeowner Sentiment Survey released today. However, rising interest rates continue to be a concern among prospective homeowners – Millennials in particular – who reported a sense of urgency to buy before mortgage rates rise further.

Overall, 62% of prospective homeowners and 61% of current homeowners said they are satisfied with the U.S. economy, with respondents from both groups overwhelmingly reporting that the general economic outlook is a critical factor impacting their real estate decisions. When looking at views toward the real estate market, 68% of prospective homeowners and 70% of current homeowners hold a favorable view, an increase of 5 percentage points and 4 points, respectively, from the last wave of the survey1. Nearly half of current homeowners cited lower interest rates as the top reason for their favorability toward the market; 43% of this group also pointed to the increased value of real estate as a factor driving favorability.

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Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Signs Marketing Agreement with Juwai.com, China’s Largest International Property Portal

All network listings appear on search site, which attracts two million Chinese consumers monthly; advertising will make Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices a dominant brand on Juwai.com

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IRVINE, CA (April 17, 2017)
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices today announced a marketing agreement with Juwai.com to syndicate all of its franchisees’ residential listings to the China-based international property portal that attracts roughly two million visitors monthly.

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices also launched a banner advertising campaign on Juwai.com to promote its brand, home page and listings to Juwai.com’s audience. The alliance makes Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices a dominant brand on one of the world’s most popular real estate search sites.

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