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Freddie Weighs in on Housing Market

Affordability challenges slowed the growth of home sales this summer, according to Freddie Mac's housing market forecast. Yet, buyer demand remains strong due to these factors.

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Looking into the Housing Market in 2019

Sam Khater, Chief Economist at Freddie Mac speaks to DS News on what’s causing the affordability crunch and the factors that are likely to impact the housing market in 2019. Editor’s Note: This feature originally appeared in the August issue of DS News.

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Economy Gets an Upgrade, Despite Housing Drag

Fannie Mae’s Economic and Strategic Research Group just revised upward its economic 2018 forecast due to anticipated inventory restocking. Here’s why the housing market didn’t help add to the positive outlook.

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Predicting the Path for Housing in 2019

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While rising tariffs, tightening fiscal policy and trade uncertainty didn’t hurt the economy or housing market in the second quarter, a Fannie Mae report looks at how sustainable can these growth numbers be.

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Demystifying the Economics of Housing

Dwight Johnston, Chief Economist, California and Nevada Credit Union Leagues on the economics and politics of the housing market and the trends that are likely to impact it during the year. Editor’s Note: This feature originally appeared in the May issue of DS News, out now.

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The Worst Home Markets for Millennials

Millennials want to own homes. They just happen to be living through one of the toughest homebuyer's markets. And five cities, in particular, are tough for young buyers to crack. Which are these cities?

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