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.
October 15, 2021
Economic Growth Again Revised Downward Due to Supply Chain and Inflation Concerns
Global supply constraints continue to cap economic output amid growing inflationary and consumer-spending concerns, according to the October 2021 commentary from the Fannie Mae Economic and Strategic Research (ESR) Group.
October 7, 2021
High Home Prices Continue to Weigh on Homebuying Sentiment
The Fannie Mae Home Purchase Sentiment Index® (HPSI) decreased 1.2 points to 74.5 in September, as survey respondents continued to report divergent opinions of homebuying and home-selling conditions.
September 9, 2021
Mortgage Lenders Less Bearish on Profit Margins, Expect Improved Refi Volumes
For the fourth consecutive quarter, a plurality of mortgage lenders expect near-term profitability to decrease, according to Fannie Mae's Q3 2021 Mortgage Lender Sentiment Survey.
October 13, 2021
With a shortage of housing supply, it’s more important than ever for us to reaffirm our commitment to supporting sustainable homeownership in condo and co-op projects.
September 30, 2021
Fannie Mae is finding innovative ways to responsibly increase access to credit, such as using positive rent payment data to assess mortgage eligibility.
September 23, 2021
With the higher cap, we will build on our commitment to address the growing need for quality affordable rental housing.
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