Research & Insights

Fannie Mae's market intelligence will help you understand what's happening in the housing and economic environment today, and what it might signal for tomorrow.

Our expert economists, analysts, and strategists study every major aspect of housing and the economy and publish their findings in timely forecasts, analyses, and detailed reports. Subject-matter experts across the company also share their insights in our Fannie Mae Perspectives, covering important trends and opportunities facing our industry.

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Featured Research

Economic and Housing Outlook

Growth Warms Even as Hurricanes Cloud Economic Outlook
September 15, 2017
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Economic and Housing Outlook

National Housing Survey

Overall Housing Confidence Up as Rising Home Prices Influence Increasingly Divergent Home Buying and Selling Sentiment
September 7, 2017
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Housing Survey

Economic & Housing Weekly Note

Economics: Hurricane Effects Begin to Appear in the Data
September 15, 2017
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Economic & Housing Weekly Note

Mortgage Lender Sentiment Survey

As Mortgage Demand Cools and Competition Heats Up, More Lenders Are Planning to Ease Credit Standards
June 26, 2017
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Mortgage Lender Sentiment Survey

Partner Research

Simulation of Young-Adult Homeownership Change through 2035: Effects of Growing Diversity and Rising Educational Attainment
June 20, 2017
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Special Topic

APIs Are Reshaping Business Strategy
May 18, 2017
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Forecast

Our Economic & Strategic Research Group provides input on mortgage and economic trends on a monthly and weekly basis. The monthly outlook includes the Economic and Housing Forecasts, Economic Developments Commentary, and Multifamily Market Commentary. The weekly note is a brief snapshot of current macroeconomic and housing data.

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Surveys

Fannie Mae strives to serve as an industry benchmark for insights into the attitudes, perceptions, and behaviors shaping the current and future state of the housing market. We apply the highest standards in market research and analysis, using surveys and other methods to listen to consumers, lenders, and other industry participants.

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Publications

Our analysts mine key data sources for insights into recent market developments and potential outcomes, and also engage with industry partners who bring their expertise to bear on important in-depth analyses.

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Perspectives

Executives and other subject-matter experts across Fannie Mae share their views on important issues, trends, and opportunities in the housing and mortgage finance industry.

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