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In our rapidly shifting housing industry, expertise and insight are critical.

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.​

 

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Our Economic and Strategic Research team of economists, analysts, and strategists study every major aspect of housing and the economy. Get to know the experts behind our forecasts, analyses, and detailed reports.

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June 16, 2022

Elevated Inflation, Higher Interest Rates Expected to Take Toll on Consumer Spending

The compounding effects of elevated inflation and higher interest rates are expected to further weigh on economic growth and home sales as the year progresses, with full-year 2022 growth now forecast at a slightly reduced 1.2 percent and expectations of a late-2023 modest economic contraction unchanged, according to the June 2022 commentary from the Fannie Mae Economic and Strategic Research (ESR) Group.

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June 7, 2022

Would-Be Homebuyers Feeling Squeeze of Higher Home Prices and Mortgage Rates

The Fannie Mae Home Purchase Sentiment Index® (HPSI) remained relatively flat in May, decreasing by only 0.3 points but inching nearer its 10-year- and pandemic-low of 63.0 from April 2020.

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April 15, 2022

Fannie Mae Announces Publication of National Home Price Index

The Index is a national, repeat-transaction home price index measuring the average, quarterly price change for all single-family properties in the United States, excluding condos.

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June 14, 2022

Devang Doshi
Devang Doshi

Senior Vice President, Capital Markets - Single-Family Products

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Douglas Duncan

Senior Vice President and Chief Economist

Fannie Mae's new Refinance Application-Level Index (RALI) provides weekly insights into refinance application activity, enabling the industry to enhance modeling and analysis of refinances and prepayments.

June 8, 2022

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Jeffery Hayward

Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer

We must begin to knock down barriers to homeownership and the wealth it can build in order to repair the harm done to generations of Black families.

May 11, 2022

Lyle Radke
Lyle Radke

Senior Director, Single-Family Collateral Risk

Justin Alexander
Justin Alexander

Director, Single-Family Collateral Risk

To better understand lenders' views on appraisal modernization, including benefits, implementation challenges, and possible applications, Fannie Mae's Economic & Strategic Research (ESR) Group surveyed senior mortgage executives.

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