5 markets

Rent growth slows, but affordability remains an issue for rental apartments

National household incomes should outpace rents by about 2 percent over the next two-year period.

March 20, 2017 |

Consumer confidence in housing hits all-time high

Millennials showed especially strong increases in job confidence and income gains.

March 15, 2017 |

Early adopter calls HomeReady a boon to community reinvestment

TD Bank has embraced Fannie Mae’s affordable lending product, calling it a boon to community lending efforts.

March 13, 2017 |

8 top women in mortgage finance offer career encouragement, advice

They’ve ‘been there’ and ‘done that.’ And they’re hopeful you’ll follow in their footsteps.

March 8, 2017 |

Some multifamily markets face changing supply, growth realities in 2017

Growth in multifamily will continue strong in many areas this year, buoyed by job growth and new inventory.

February 22, 2017 |

What we can learn from the resilient Southeast housing market

The housing recovery after the Great Recession hasn’t lived up to expectations.

February 8, 2017 |

What 7 housing market experts say we can expect in 2017

The housing market demonstrated slow-but-steady growth in 2016. But what will next year hold?

February 6, 2017 |

Workforce renters at a disadvantage in finding affordable homes

In some areas of the country, renters with median income are finding a scarcity of affordable places to rent.

January 25, 2017 |

Consumer housing sentiment continues to cool, despite post-election economic confidence

The six components that comprise Fannie Mae's Home Purchase Sentiment Index (HPSI) showed mixed results in December.

January 16, 2017 |

Is it really better to list a home in the spring?

Winter sellers don’t need to feel like they’re walking on thin ice, according data that shows winter may be a good time to list.

January 11, 2017 |

Land, home costs paint different pictures for two Southern California multifamily markets

Fannie's Multifamily Economics and Market Research Group compares two leading, but different, multifamily markets in California.

January 4, 2017 |