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.
September 18, 2023
Mild Recession Remains Likeliest Outcome as Inflation and Labor Markets Cool
With underlying inflation decelerating and signs that the labor market is cooling, the central question for economists remains whether the economy is headed for a soft landing or a mild recession.
September 7, 2023
Unusual Housing Market Dynamics Contributing to Stall in Consumer Sentiment
The Fannie Mae Home Purchase Sentiment Index® (HPSI) remained effectively unchanged in August, as consumer confidence toward housing continued along the low-level plateau set earlier this year.
July 17, 2023
Home Prices Grew 3.0 Percent Year over Year in the Second Quarter
Single-family home prices increased 3.0 percent from Q2 2022 to Q2 2023, down from the previous quarter’s revised annual growth rate of 4.9 percent, according to Fannie Mae’s (FNMA/OTCQB) latest Home Price Index (FNM-HPI) reading.
August 30, 2023
The COVID-19 pandemic greatly impacted many aspects of everyday life, perhaps few more markedly than where we choose to work and live.
July 20, 2023
Mortgage lenders cited "cost-cutting" as their most important business priority for the second year in a row, according to Fannie Mae's Mortgage Lender Sentiment Survey® (MLSS). Additionally, lender sentiment toward the U.S.
July 12, 2023
Fannie Mae remains focused on long-term homeownership sustainability, continuously refining our property and underwriting requirements to help set homebuyers up for success.
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