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

U.S. Economic Forecast for 2019 and 2020 Downgraded as Businesses Confront Heightened Uncertainty
June 17, 2019
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Economic and Housing Outlook

National Housing Survey

Americans’ Confidence in Housing Nears Survey High, Despite Moderating Optimism About Wage Growth and Job Security
June 7, 2019
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Housing Survey

Economic & Housing Weekly Note

Economics: Consumer Spending Gets a Boost from Back-to-Back Gains in Retail Sales
June 14, 2019
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Economic & Housing Weekly Note

Mortgage Lender Sentiment Survey

Mortgage Lenders' Profit Margin Outlook Turns Positive on Reported Surge in Consumer Demand
June 12, 2019
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Mortgage Lender Sentiment Survey

Special Topic

Consumers Continue to Overestimate Mortgage Requirements
June 5, 2019
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Special Topic

Mortgage Lenders Look to Leverage New Technologies to Gain Competitive Advantages
April 22, 2019
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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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