By Tim Glaze | HousingWire
Home sellers are chomping at the bit. As the economy reopens, vaccinationscontinue to roll out and stimulus checks reach bank accounts across America, home sellers are increasingly optimistic.
And despite fierce bidding wars, competition from institutional investors and sore wrists from writing dozens of heartfelt letters to home sellers, even buyers are growing in courage these days.
Fannie Mae’s Home Purchase Sentiment Index (HPSI), a composite index designed to track the housing market and consumer confidence to sell or buy a home, increased in March by 5.2 points to 81.7.