FannieMae has just released its March 2013 Economic & Housing Outlook provided by Fannie Mae’s Economic & Strategic Research Group. You can find the news elease here: Economic Growth Poised to Strengthen – Businesses and Consumers Apathetic Toward Fiscal Drag
from FannieMae’s March 2013 Report:
…overall economic growth is expected to pick up in the second half of the year, coming in at 2.1 percent in 2013. … Housing indicators showed mixed performance in early 2013, but the market is continuing its upward trajectory. Home prices have increased significantly and are expected to firm further, helping to boost household net worth and providing support to consumers amid ongoing fiscal tightening.
You can also hear the podcast for the March 2013 Economic Outlook here.