Research & Insights

Fannie Mae's market intelligence will help you understand what's happening 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 findings in timely forecasts, analyses, and detailed reports. Subject-matter experts across the company also share their insights in our Fannie Mae Perspectives, covering important trends and opportunities facing our industry.

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Featured Research

Economic and Housing Outlook

Forecast Unchanged but Trade Tensions Flare and the Fed Tightens
June 18, 2018
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Economic and Housing Outlook

National Housing Survey

Housing Sentiment Continues to Strengthen, but High Home Prices Complicate Consumer Purchase Confidence
June 7, 2018
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Housing Survey

Economic & Housing Weekly Note

Economics: Solid Growth Outlook for the Rest of 2018
June 22, 2018
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Economic & Housing Weekly Note

Mortgage Lender Sentiment Survey

Reported Mortgage Demand Falls to Three-Year Low, Fueling Lenders' Negative Profit Margin Outlook
June 12, 2018
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Mortgage Lender Sentiment Survey

Special Topic

Lack of Mortgage Focus Complicates Home Purchase: An Ethnographic Study Among Low- and Moderate-Income Households
May 24, 2018
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Special Topic

How Will the Gig Economy Shape Mortgage Lending?
May 16, 2018
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Forecast

Our Economic & Strategic Research Group provides input on mortgage and economic trends on a monthly and weekly basis. The monthly outlook includes the Economic and Housing Forecasts, Economic Developments Commentary, and Multifamily Market Commentary. The weekly note is a brief snapshot of current macroeconomic and housing data.

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Surveys

Fannie Mae strives to serve as an industry benchmark for insights into the attitudes, perceptions, and behaviors shaping the current and future state of the housing market. We apply the highest standards in market research and analysis, using surveys and other methods to listen to consumers, lenders, and other industry participants.

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Publications

Our analysts mine key data sources for insights into recent market developments and potential outcomes, and also engage with industry partners who bring their expertise to bear on important in-depth analyses.

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Perspectives

Executives and other subject-matter experts across Fannie Mae share their views on important issues, trends, and opportunities in the housing and mortgage finance industry.

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