Consumers are feeling a renewed sense of optimism about the economy, according to the latest consumer confidence index. Economists for the National Association of REALTORS® take a closer look at what the trend means for the housing market in the blog post, “Consumer Confidence: Highest in Nearly Seven Years.”

In other headlines:

Report: Credit card debt nearing “tipping point” – HousingWire

Downtown Peoria panel lists housing strategies – Journal Star

These Analysts Are Still Bullish on Housing – Daily Real Estate News