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The Reconomy Podcast™: What The Federal Reserve’s Approach To Inflation Means For The Housing Market In 2022

By FirstAm Editor on January 13, 2022

In this episode of the REconomy Podcast™ from First American, Chief Economist Mark Fleming and Deputy Chief Economist Odeta Kushi discuss the challenge facing the Federal Reserve in 2022 – how to tackle inflation while p... Read More›

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The Reconomy Podcast™: What To Expect From The Housing Market In 2022

By FirstAm Editor on December 30, 2021

In this episode of the REconomy Podcast™ from First American, Chief Economist Mark Fleming and Deputy Chief Economist Odeta Kushi discuss the economic forces that will shape the housing market in 2022.

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What’s The Outlook For The Housing Market In 2022?

By Odeta Kushi on December 20, 2021

At first glance, the outlook for the 2022 housing market is a familiar one – strong millennial demand for homes constrained by an ongoing, historic housing supply shortage. This supply-demand imbalance generated the reco... Read More›

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The Reconomy Podcast™: Will Fomo Increase Demand In The Housing Market?

By FirstAm Editor on December 16, 2021

In this episode of the REconomy Podcast™ from First American, Chief Economist Mark Fleming and Deputy Chief Economist Odeta Kushi discuss how the fear of missing out (FOMO) and the fear of better options (FOBO) may impac... Read More›

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Where Can Residential Real Estate Investors Find The Most Potential Roi?

By Odeta Kushi on December 15, 2021

Over the past year, increasing investor activity in residential real estate, particularly in single-family homes, has drawn a lot of attention. News of large institutional investors Read More›

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The Reconomy Podcast™: examining Rising Mortgage Rates, Housing Supply, Student Loan Debt And The Future Of Office Space

By FirstAm Editor on December 2, 2021

In this episode of the REconomy Podcast™ from First American, Chief Economist Mark Fleming and Deputy Chief Economist Odeta Kushi field questions that are top of mind among REconomy listeners – what to expect from rising... Read More›

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