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Americans Believe In Home Ownership

According to the 2010 National Housing Pulse Survey, an annual report released by the National Association of Realtors, nearly eight out of 10 respondents believe buying a home is a good financial decision, despite ongoing challenges with the economy and housing market. The survey found job security concerns to be the highest in eight years of sampling, with 70% of Americans saying that job layoffs and unemployment are a big problem in their area; eight in 10 cite these issues as a barrier to homeownership. 

Home ownership is at the core of the American Dream, and the majority of Americans believe it is one of the best long-term investments in a family's future.

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Looking for a home on a lake? Want to have horses? A finished basement? Use the Sitewide Keyword Search at the top of the site and type in your keywords to view all the properties that contain those words anywhere in the features or remarks.  Everything on Lakeside Realty's website is completely searchable!

Northeast Ohio August Sales

 According to the sales statistics published by NEOHREX MLS system, on August the number of units sold in Northeast Ohio decreased by 11.4%, to 2,565 units, down from 2,894 in August of 2009.  However, the average sales price in August increased 4.1%.  August 2010 showed an average sales price of $136,304, up from $130,889 in August 2009.