- The average 12-month home price change expectation fell slightly from last month's survey high to 2.7 percent.
- At 48 percent, the share of respondents who believe home prices will go up in the next 12 months held steady at the survey high, while the share who believe home prices will go down remained at the survey low of 10 percent.
- The percentage of respondents who think mortgage rates will go up increased to 46 percent, the highest level since May 2011, while those who think they will go down dipped slightly to 6 percent.
- Twenty-six percent of respondents say it is a good time to sell a house, up 1 percentage point over February and the highest level since the survey's inception in June 2010.
- At 4.1 percent, the average 12-month rental price change expectation increased 0.2 percent over February.
- Fifty percent of those surveyed say home prices will go up in the next 12 months, holding steady at the highest level since the survey's inception for the third straight month.
- The share of respondents who said they would buy if they were going to move fell 3 percentage points to 64 percent.
Consumers' Positive Housing Attitudes Withstand Fiscal Concerns
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