Fannie Mae says positive signs are cropping up as we head into the Spring home buying season.

Consumer Optimism Trending Upward Since Last Year

Recent month-to-month volatility in the housing market has softened the ongoing recovery. However, the majority of the Fannie Mae National Housing Survey indicators on consumer attitudes have continued to move in a positive direction during the past year, which may portend a pickup in home buying and selling activity this spring.