Consumer Expenditure Survey

Section 3, Part A.2 - Owned Living Quarters and Other Owned Real Estate - Screening Questions - For New Households Only

Section 3, Part A.2, in a first interview, is used to determine what types of properties are owned by the household, including second homes, vacation homes, and unimproved land.

Now I am going to ask about owned living quarters and other owned real estate.

  1. Enter 1 to continue

Since the first of the reference month, have you or your household lived in any other home that you or any member of your household still own/owns?

  1. Yes
  2. No

How many? [enter value] _____________

Do/Does you or your household own any commercial property only for business or investment purposes?

  1. Yes
  2. No

[In the following questions, please do not include any of the commercial properties you or your household own/owns only for business or investment purposes.]

Do/Does you or your household own any residential property only for business or investment purposes?

  1. Yes
  2. No

How many? [enter value] _____________

Other than property you have already mentioned, Do/Does you or your household own a second home, vacation home, or recreational property, including timeshares?

* Exclude right-to-use timeshares, vacation clubs, or destination clubs.
  1. Yes
  2. No

How many? [enter value] _____________

Other than property you have already mentioned, do/does you or your household own any unimproved land, that is, land without buildings on it?

  1. Yes
  2. No

How many? [enter value] _____________

Do/Does you or your household own any other properties? Please do not include any properties owned only for business or investment purposes.

  1. Yes
  2. No

How many? [enter value] _____________

Since the first of the reference month, did you or your household own any properties that you or your household no longer own/owns?

  1. Yes
  2. No
How many different properties? [enter value] _____________

What type of property was it/properties were they?

* Enter all that apply

  1. A home in which you or your household used to live
  2. Commercial property for business or investment purposes only
  3. Residential property for business or investment purposes onlyy
  4. A second home, vacation home, recreational property, or timeshare
  5. Unimproved land with no buildings on it
  6. Other property

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How many homes in which you or your household used to live did you or your household dispose of since the reference month? [enter value] _____________

How many commercial business or investment properties did you or your household dispose of since the reference month? [enter value] _____________

How many residential business or investment properties did you or your household dispose of since the reference month? [enter value] _____________

How many second homes, vacation homes, recreational properties, or timeshares did you or your household dispose of since the reference month?[enter value] _____________

How many unimproved land properties did you or your household dispose of since the reference month? [enter value] _____________

How many other properties did you or your household dispose of since the reference month? [enter value] _____________

End of Section 3A.2

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Last Modified Date: April 12, 2011

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