Fannie Mae: Improving American outlook bodes well for housing

Fannie Mae: Housing’s contribution to economic growth expected to double in 2014. The share of consumers who plan to buy a home rose to 6.9 percent in December, up from 5 percent in November, according to a monthly economic outlook released today by Fannie Mae’s Economic & Strategic Research Group.

Fannie Mae’s Economic & Strategic Research (ESR) Group expects economic growth to pick up in the fourth quarter, bringing growth for all of 2015 to 2.2 percent with a slight expansion to 2.4 percent in 2016.

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Americans’ attitudes toward the housing market remain mixed, although a steady improvement in their personal financial outlook may bode well for housing in the coming months, according to results from Fannie Mae’s July 2014 National Housing Survey.

Fannie Mae: Improving American outlook bodes well for housing. 3 lenders define the spring home-buying season.. director with the Economic and Strategic Research Group of Fannie Mae, Economic conditions and housing conditions force Baby Boomers to stay put.

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Real Estate in Brief: Lender sentiment, housing starts and more. by Andrew Morrell March 15, 2019. Lender optimism jumps as rates drift lower. The latest survey of mortgage industry sentiment from Fannie Mae found lenders markedly more optimistic about their business prospects at the start of 2019. While still negative overall, the results of Fannie Mae’s Mortgage Lender Sentiment Survey.

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September 2014 Fannie Mae: Consumers Still Wary of Housing Market Consumers’ attitudes toward the housing market remain mixed, but a steady improvement in their personal financial outlook may bode well for housing in the coming months, Fannie Mae reported Aug. 7 in its July National Housing Survey.