November 2019 Credit Suisse Housing Survey

2. How does the homebuyer traffic over the past 30 days compare with what is typical for the time of year?
3. What may be leading to the traffic levels in your above response? Please try to highlight what has changed since last month and be specific based on your experiences and clients' feedback.
4. How did the number of open houses hosted this month compare with your expectations for this time of year?
5. If you held open houses over the last month, what percentage were listed over vs. under market?
Topics0-20%20-40%40-60%60-80%80-100%
Over market price
Under market price
6. How is open house traffic relative to expectations?
7. What percentage of your sales are:
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Foreclosures or short sales?
Investors?
First-time homebuyers?
Move-up homebuyers?
New construction?
Move-down homebuyers?
8. Looking ahead to 2020, are you feeling more or less optimistic about conditions on-the-ground? How does this compare vs sentiment at the same time last year (November 2018)? 
9. Are you seeing any loosening in lending criteria impact transactions?
TopicsYesNo
Lending criteria
10. How does the most recent 30 day period compare with the 30 days prior for the following items:
TopicsDecreasedRemained the sameIncreased
Home prices
Incentives offered by new home builders
Number of homes listed for sale
Length of time needed to sell a home
Number of new home communities
11A. How does demand for the most recent 30 day period compare with the 30 days prior for low, mid and high-priced homes in your area?
TopicsDecreasedRemained the sameIncreasedN/A
Low-tier homes
Mid-tier homes
High-tier homes
11B. How does pricing for the most recent 30 day period compare with the 30 days prior for low, mid and high-priced homes in your area?
TopicsDecreasedRemained the sameIncreasedN/A
Low-tier homes
Mid-tier homes
High-tier homes
12A. To the best of your knowledge, which of the following repair/replace/remodeling activities did the home sellers undertake? 
12B. Please estimate how much the home seller spent on repair/replace/remodel. 
13. Are you seeing a change in client interest in buying vs. renting single-family homes?
14. Are you seeing any specific factors driving the change in client interest?
15. How does the most recent 30 day period compare with the 30 days prior for the following items:
TopicsDecreasedRemained the sameIncreased
Rental rate
# of rental homes
Time to rent a home
16. Has there been any changes to investor/speculator demand for single-family homes in the market?
17. What factors are driving the change in investor/speculator demand for single-family homes?
18. Which homebuilders would you most highly recommend to clients?
19. Which homebuilders would you most strongly discourage clients from buying?
20. (Optional) Please fill in the following to receive the aggregated results.

Thank you for your participation! We are in a data collection mode as the team gets up and running, but look forward to resuming our published results in the future! 

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