Research and Insights
Fannie Mae’s market intelligence helps you understand changes 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 research findings in timely forecasts, analyses, and detailed reports.
The expertise and insight of our market research offers you a broader view of the current environment and can help inform your decisions.
November 21, 2023
Economy Expected to Slow in 2024, Rebound in 2025
Economic growth remains likely to decelerate and ultimately result in a mild recession in 2024, followed by a return to growth in 2025, according to the November 2023 commentary from the Fannie Mae Economic and Strategic Research (ESR) Group.
December 7, 2023
Housing Sentiment Remains Stuck in Low-Level Plateau
The Fannie Mae Home Purchase Sentiment Index® (HPSI) decreased 0.6 points in November, remaining within the bounds of the low-level plateau it established in the first half of 2023. Consumers’ perceptions of homebuying conditions remain overwhelmingly pessimistic, as only 14% of consumers believe it’s a good time to buy a home, a new survey low.
October 13, 2023
Home Prices Remain Resilient, Rise Further in Third Quarter
Single-family home prices increased 5.3 percent from Q3 2022 to Q3 2023, up from the previous quarter's revised annual growth rate of 2.9 percent, according to Fannie Mae's latest Home Price Index (FNM-HPI) reading.
November 20, 2023
New, technology-driven capabilities are allowing us to challenge our past approaches to make a better, more inclusive risk assessment without compromising a mortgage’s long-term soundness.
November 14, 2023
Rent is often a renter's largest monthly expense, and credit scores play a huge factor in the ability to pursue financial and economic opportunities.
October 30, 2023
Fannie Mae National Housing Survey® findings indicate that there is more to the decline in existing homes for sale than just the lock-in effect.
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