Even with slowing economy, Fannie Mae forecasts rising mortgage volume

Even with slowing economy, Fannie Mae forecasts rising mortgage volume

“With the economy slowing and inflation. of a 30-year fixed-rate mortgage dropped to a record 4.49 percent last week, according to Freddie Mac, the home-finance provider seized by the government in.

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Steady interest rates could lift the housing market going forward, but for now there is an ongoing slump in single-family home construction authorizations along with maintenance and remodeling activity, according to BuildFax.

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Despite rising interest rates and slowing housing sales, total purchase volume is expected to be up 5.0 percent when compared to 2016. Total residential lending volume Despite growing prices and residential sales volume, total lending volume is forecast to drop from $1.94 trillion in 2016 to drop 20.5 percent in 2017 to $1.54 trillion.

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Given the recent decline in interest rates, refinance mortgage origination volume is now expected to come in higher than previously forecast, though still down modestly year over year. "Incoming data continue to support our call for slower economic growth in 2019," said Fannie Mae Chief Economist Doug Duncan.

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Amid talk of trade wars, escalating home prices, and rising interest rates, Fannie Mae is remaining optimistic about overall economic growth. In Fannie’s April 2018 Economic and Housing Outlook.

Fannie Mae’s announcement came from the U.S. government-owned mortgage enterprise’s monthly housing market and economic update. Nationally, home prices are only expected to rise 1 percent in 2019, which means some areas will either be flat or see declines-an inflection point compared to the past couple of years.

The analyses, opinions, estimates, forecasts, and other views published by the MRG represent the views of that group as of the date indicated and do not necessarily represent the views of Fannie Mae or its management The post Even in the Best of Times for Apartment Rentals, There Can Be Too Much in the Pipeline appeared first on Fannie Mae.

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