Center for Microeconomic Data

Key Findings from the 2018 SCE Housing Survey
As part of the broader Survey of Consumer Expectations (SCE), the SCE Housing Survey provides information on consumers' housing-related experiences, behaviors, and expectations in the housing market. The latest survey, conducted in February, shows that home price growth expectations remained stable relative to last year. The majority of households continue to view housing as a good financial investment, although with some differences across regions. Homeowners view themselves as more likely to make investments in their home, and renters’ perceived access to mortgage credit has tightened somewhat.

For more details:
Press Release: Households Continue to View Housing as Good Investment
Blog: Just Released: Is Housing a Good Investment? Where You Stand Depends on Where You Sit