The American dream of homeownership is alive and well with both home owners and potential home owners undeterred by the current housing slowdown.
According to the latest American Dream Survey by Trulia.com, more than 75 percent of Americans surveyed consider owning a home a key part of achieving their personal American Dream.
Creating more jobs and increasing job security is the most important thing President Barack Obama can do to stabilize the housing market, says 53 percent of those surveyed.
Other notable findings:
Of the Republicans surveyed, only 10 percent see improvement in the next year, while 47 percent of Democrats believe in that timetable.
Harris Interactive surveyed more than 1,400 home owners and about 600 renters for the survey.
Source: Trulia.com (03/05/2009)