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.
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.
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.
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.
June 14, 2022
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
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
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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