The REconomy Podcast™: Where are Apartment Rents Poised to Fall in 2024?

By FirstAm Editor on February 15, 2024

In this episode of The REconomy Podcast™ from First American, Chief Economist Mark Fleming and Deputy Chief Economist Odeta Kushi discuss the outlook for apartment rents, examining how and why rents are changing and where rents may decline, with Senior Commercial Real Estate Economist Xander Snyder. Read More

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The REconomy Podcast™: Are An Economic Soft Landing and Housing Market Recovery on the Horizon?

By FirstAm Editor on February 1, 2024

In this episode of The REconomy Podcast™ from First American, Chief Economist Mark Fleming and Deputy Chief Economist Odeta Kushi examine declining recession risk, the increasing likelihood of an economic ‘soft landing,’ and the budding housing market recovery. Read More

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The REconomy Podcast™: Is the Housing Market Poised to Rebound in 2024?

By FirstAm Editor on January 19, 2024

In this episode of The REconomy Podcast™ from First American, Chief Economist Mark Fleming and Deputy Chief Economist Odeta Kushi break down their 2024 housing market forecast, explaining why the housing market may be poised for a rebound. Read More

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The REconomy Podcast™: Answering Your Top Questions on Real Estate Economics (Part 3)

By FirstAm Editor on January 11, 2024

In this episode of The REconomy Podcast™ from First American, Chief Economist Mark Fleming and Deputy Chief Economist Odeta Kushi gather the entire First American Economics team one more time to address your top questions, examining migration patterns, inflation, the rate lock-in effect, maturing office debt, recession risk and more. Watch The ... Read More

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The REconomy Podcast™: Answering Your Top Questions on Real Estate Economics (Part 2)

By FirstAm Editor on January 4, 2024

In this episode of The REconomy Podcast™ from First American, Chief Economist Mark Fleming and Deputy Chief Economist Odeta Kushi once again gather the entire First American Economics team to address your top questions, this time digging into house prices, office-to-multifamily conversions, demographic trends, inflation, and the impact of ... Read More

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The REconomy Podcast™: Tackling the Most Frequently Asked Questions Regarding Economic Trends Currently Impacting Real Estate (Part 1)

By FirstAm Editor on December 14, 2023

In this episode of The REconomy Podcast™ from First American, Chief Economist Mark Fleming and Deputy Chief Economist Odeta Kushi gather the entire First American Economics team to tackle the some of the most frequently asked questions they receive on the housing market, multi-family rent dynamics, mortgage rates, demographic trends and more. ... Read More

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The REconomy Podcast™: Why the 1980s Offers the Best Comp for Today’s Housing Market

By FirstAm Editor on October 27, 2023

In this episode of The REconomy Podcast™ from First American, Chief Economist Mark Fleming and Deputy Chief Economist Odeta Kushi compare the dynamics of today’s challenging housing market with the housing market crash of the mid-to-late 2000s and the housing market of the early 1980s. Read More

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The REconomy Podcast™: Why are Property Insurance Costs Soaring?

By FirstAm Editor on October 12, 2023

In this episode of The REconomy Podcast™ from First American, Deputy Chief Economist Odeta Kushi and Senior Commercial Real Estate Economist Xander Snyder discuss the dynamics fueling the dramatic increase in property insurance premiums and how soaring property insurance costs may impact residential and commercial real estate markets. Read More

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The REconomy Podcast™: How ‘the Force’ of Demographic Trends will Impact the Housing Market

By FirstAm Editor on September 28, 2023

In this episode of The REconomy Podcast™ from First American, Chief Economist Mark Fleming and Economist Ksenia Potapov discuss how demographic forces can influence both home-buying demand and supply as millennials and Baby Boomers age into important phases of life that will impact the housing market. Read More

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