The REconomy Podcast™: Inflation, Inflation, Inflation – Why Isn’t it Falling Further and Where it’s Headed

By FirstAm Editor on June 6, 2024

IIn this episode of The REconomy Podcast™ from First American, Chief Economist Mark Fleming and Deputy Chief Economist Odeta Kushi break down what’s happening with inflation, explaining why it has proven to be stickier than most expected, the importance shelter inflation plays in overall inflation, and how inflation may trend in the months ahead. Read More

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The REconomy Podcast™: Three Prevalent Economic and Real Estate Myths Busted

By FirstAm Editor on May 23, 2024

In this episode of The REconomy Podcast™ from First American, Chief Economist Mark Fleming and Deputy Chief Economist Odeta Kushi go myth busting with Senior Commercial Real Estate Economist Xander Snyder, debunking three prevalent economic and real estate myths making headlines recently – stagflation risk, a pending housing market crash, and the ... Read More

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The REconomy Podcast™: An Overlooked Solution to Increasing the Supply of Affordable Housing

By FirstAm Editor on April 26, 2024

In this episode of The REconomy Podcast™ from First American, Chief Economist Mark Fleming and Deputy Chief Economist Odeta Kushi discuss the chronic supply shortage and ongoing affordability crisis facing the U.S. housing market, and examine an overlooked potential solution to increasing the supply of affordable housing – manufactured housing. Read More

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The REconomy Podcast™: Oversupplied Apartment Market Provides Window of Opportunity for Renters in Some Markets

By FirstAm Editor on April 11, 2024

In this episode of The REconomy Podcast™ from First American, Deputy Chief Economist Odeta Kushi discusses multifamily supply-and-demand dynamics and the outlook for apartment rents with Senior Commercial Real Estate Economist Xander Snyder. Read More

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The REconomy Podcast™: Will the Existing-Home Market ‘Unlock’ in 2024?

By FirstAm Editor on March 28, 2024

In this episode of The REconomy Podcast™ from First American, Chief Economist Mark Fleming and Deputy Chief Economist Odeta Kushi unveil their new Existing-Home Sales Outlook Report and break down what to expect from the existing-home market ahead of the 2024 spring home-buying season. Read More

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The REconomy Podcast™: What’s the Outlook for the 2024 Spring Home-Buying Season?

By FirstAm Editor on February 29, 2024

In this episode of The REconomy Podcast™ from First American, Chief Economist Mark Fleming and Deputy Chief Economist Odeta Kushi dive into expectations for the 2024 spring home-buying season, discussing their outlook for sales, supply and price appreciation. Read More

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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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