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

Economic Growth Outlook Unchanged Following Recent Hurricanes
October 17, 2017
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Economic and Housing Outlook

National Housing Survey

Overall Housing Confidence Up on Rising Renter Optimism
October 9, 2017
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Housing Survey

Economic & Housing Weekly Note

Economics: Hurricane-Related Impacts on Economy Have Receded
October 20, 2017
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Economic & Housing Weekly Note

Mortgage Lender Sentiment Survey

As Market Pressures Mount, Lenders Continue to Ease Mortgage Credit Standards
September 25, 2017
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Mortgage Lender Sentiment Survey

Housing Insights

Baby Boomers Accelerate Their Advance into Free-and-Clear Homeownership
October 5, 2017
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Special Topic

Lenders and Real Estate Agents Still Beat Online Sources as Top Mortgage Influencers… For Now
October 19, 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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