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A survey by Fannie Mae shows seven out of 10 Americans now agree with half of the proposition put forward by the National Association of Realtors in a notorious 2006 advertising campaign -- that "It's a great time to buy or sell a home."Seventy percent of Americans polled in June and July think it is a good time to buy a house, compared with 64 percent in a similar survey conducted in January 2010. But 83 percent believe it's a bad time to sell, Fannie Mae said.And while 78 percent believed that home prices will either remain flat or go up in the next year -- up five points from January -- the number of Americans who think housing is a safe investment has fallen from 83 percent in 2003 to 67 percent today.The number of respondents saying they would be more likely to rent their ne...