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It's still a sellers market out there in real estate land, and buyers are apparently tiring of it. MarketWatch explains why:

Today, less people are buying houses. According to Fannie Mae, a mere 24% of Americans feel like now is a good time to buy a house. Looking back to 2013, when 54% of consumers were confident in the housing market, it feels like a lot has changed in a small amount of time. It’s clear that the certainty of prospective homeowner is waning.

The housing market is far from a perfect science, but there are some trends that could be influencing homeowner behavior and confidence such as:

  • Rising house prices
  • Salary stagnation
  • Generational trends
  • Record high interest rates
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