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

Downside Risks Weigh on Economy as the Fed Considers Next Steps
August 15, 2019
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Economic and Housing Outlook

National Housing Survey

Housing Sentiment Hits New Survey High on Improving Job, Mortgage Rate Expectations
August 7, 2019
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Housing Survey

Economic & Housing Weekly Note

Economics: Retail Sales and Productivity Continue to Rise
August 16, 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

Shopping Around for a Mortgage Pays Off for Consumers
August 5, 2019
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Special Topic

Technological Investment Necessary in Evolving Mortgage Landscape, Lenders Say
July 18, 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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