Consumer confidence in the U.S. housing sector continued to rise in February, but more people expect mortgage rates to increase over the next year, according to Fannie Mae’s FNMA -2.31% monthly national-housing survey.

The mortgage-finance company said its poll of 1,008 Americans showed home prices are expected to rise an average of 2.9% over the next year, slightly higher than the 2.4% increase expected in Januar

via Fannie Mae: Confidence in Housing Market Rose in February – Developments – WSJ.