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Fannie Mae: Consumers Reporting Housing Market Volatility Concerns

The Fannie Mae Home Purchase Sentiment Index (HPSI) decreased 0.8 points in August to 62.0, the sixth consecutive monthly decline of the index, according to their latest report. Surveyed consumers continue to express pessimism about homebuying conditions, especially in the home-selling segment ...

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Affordability Concerns Lower Consumer Confidence

The latest iteration of Fannie Mae’s Home Purchase Sentiment Index (HPSI) for April decreased by 4.7 points to 68.5, its lowest level since May 2020, as rising mortgage rates and inflation pushed buyers to question affordability.  All six of the index’s components ...

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Consumers Indicate Now Is The Time To Sell

Fannie Mae’s latest iteration of the monthly Home Purchase Sentiment Index (HPSI) fell by a slight 0.5 points to 74.2 in December as consumers wildly differed on whether it is a good time to buy or sell a home and their outlook on the economy. When combined, these metrics ...

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