Steve Deggendorf, Director of Market Insights Research, Fannie Mae

Housing Snapshot: Lenders and real estate agents still top influencers on mortgage decisions

Homebuyers still put their trust in industry pros who offer a personal touch.

November 8, 2017 | Steve Deggendorf, Director of Market Insights Research, Fannie Mae

Rising interest rates now worry some lenders more than repurchases

The biggest worry cited by lenders today is rising interest rates. Three years ago it was a different story.

October 2, 2017 | Steve Deggendorf, Director of Market Insights Research, Fannie Mae

Lenders aware they must provide a seamless customer service experience to stay competitive

Making the mortgage process seamless for consumers is the goal. It's just a matter of how best to get there.

August 28, 2017 | Steve Deggendorf, Director of Market Insights Research, Fannie Mae

Consumer confidence in housing hits all-time high

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

March 15, 2017 | Steve Deggendorf, Director of Market Insights Research, Fannie Mae

Fannie Mae Index Reveals Consumers’ Homebuying Sentiment, Helps Forecast Housing Markets

Housing markets and the broader economy are not always in sync. Neither are consumer sentiments about them.

June 13, 2016 | Steve Deggendorf, Director of Market Insights Research, Fannie Mae