Since the second half of 2012, when the real estate market got on a slow recovery path, a growing number of people are becoming optimistic that things are getting back on track. Real estate agents in particular expect a more upbeat real estate market in 2013. At least this is what the results of a joint in-house survey done at the end of 2012 by real estate engines Point2Homes and PropertyShark show.
A majority of survey respondents also believe that in the coming year the market will be driven by mortgage rates in particular. Read below to find out how New Yorkers answered some of the survey questions compared with real estate players in California.