Consumer Expenditure Survey

Section 3, Part B - Owned Living Quarters and Other Owned Real Estate - Detailed Property Description

Section 3, Part B collects detailed information about owned properties reported in Part A, including the date of settlement, annual property taxes, as well as purchase price and closing cost if the purchase was made during the reference period.

Now I'm going to ask some questions about your owned properties./ Now I'm going to ask about your next property.
* Enter type of property

  1. Sample unit
  2. Former Home
  3. Other home, vacation home, or recreational property including timeshares
  4. Land with no buildings on it
  5. Home rented out or owned only for investment purposes

Is this a time-sharing arrangement where you and/or your household have/has use of the property only for a specified length of time each year?

  1. Yes
  2. No

How many weeks are you/or your household entitled to use your timeshare each year? [enter value] _____________

Do/Does you and/or your household own the timeshare with anyone else outside your household?

  1. Yes
  2. No

What percent of the timeshare do/does you and/or your household own? [enter value] _____________

Do/Does you and/or your household share ownership of the property with anyone else?

  1. Yes
  2. No

What percentage of the property do/does you and/or your household own? [enter value] _____________

* Ask if not apparent
* If this is a timeshare with multiple locations, select the most often used location.
Where is the property located?

  1. United States
  2. Foreign Country

* Enter the two character State abbreviation [enter text] _____________

What county is the property located in? [enter value] _____________

* If the county name is not found, press X

* Specify other county [enter text] _____________

* Ask if not apparent
Do you still own this property?

  1. Yes
  2. No

Are/Were any of the expenses for this property deducted as a farm, rental, or business expense?

  1. Yes
  2. No

What percent of the expenses for this property is/was deducted?
Include the portion used for business, farming, or rented to someone outside the household. [enter value] _____________

Is any part of this property you own rented to someone outside your houshold or used for business?

  1. Yes
  2. No

In what year did you or your household close or settle on this property? [enter value] _____________

In what month did you or your household close or settle on this property? [enter text] _____________

Choose one of the following:

  1. Enter 1 if month and year of settlement was in the reference period.
  2. Enter 2 if month and year of settlement was NOT in the reference period.

Was this property received as a gift or inheritance?

  1. Yes
  2. No

What was the total price paid for this/the property, not including closing costs? [enter value] _____________

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About how much were the closing costs? [enter value] _____________

What was the amount of the down payment? [enter value] _____________

What are/were the annual property taxes for this/the property? [enter value] _____________

* Ask if not apparent.
Is/Was this property a -

  1. Condominium?
  2. Cooperative?
  3. Something else?

End of Section 3B

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Go to Section 3 Part E - Owned Living Quarters and Other Owned Real Estate - Mortgage/Home Equity Loan Screening Questions »

Go to Section 3 Part F - Owned Living Quarters and Other Owned Real Estate - Mortgages/Lump Sum Home Equity Loans »

Go to Section 3 Part H - Owned Living Quarters and Other Owned Real Estate - Line of Credit Home Equity Loan »

Go to Section 3 Part I - Owned Living Quarters and Other Owned Real Estate - Ownership Costs »

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Last Modified Date: April 3, 2013

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