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

Political Holding Pattern Affirms Conservative Growth Forecast
April 17, 2017
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Economic and Housing Outlook

National Housing Survey

Housing Confidence Dips Amid Robust Home Price Gains and Rising Rate Expectation
April 7, 2017
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Housing Survey

Economic & Housing Weekly Note

Economics: Weather Boosts Headline Industrial Output
April 21, 2017
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Economic & Housing Weekly Note

Mortgage Lender Sentiment Survey

Lenders' Economic Optimism Reaches Survey High As Profit Outlook Remains Subdued
March 27, 2017
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Mortgage Lender Sentiment Survey

Special Topic

Opportunities to Enhance Pre-Purchase Homeownership Education
April 4, 2017
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Working Paper

The Shifting Determinants of Young-Adult Homeownership Before and After the Great Recession
March 30, 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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