Market Insights: A Freddie Mac Collaboration
Make informed business decisions, faster with expert industry research.
Actionable, Forward-Looking Industry Perspectives
Our unique approach to market insights integrates deep industry experience and comprehensive data analysis to understanding homebuyer trends and recognizing business opportunities, keeping you ahead of the competition.
We've collaborated with the Asian Real Estate Association of America (AREAA), LGBTQ+ Real Estate Alliance, the National Association of Hispanic Real Estate Professionals (NAHREP), the National Association of Real Estate Brokers (NAREB) and the Veterans Association of Real Estate Professionals (VAREP) to help our clients understand today's market and prepare for emerging trends that will shape the needs of tomorrow.
State of Asia America Report 2023
AREAA presents its complication of data relating to Asian American and Pacific Islander housing, demographics, education, income and opportunities for tackling affordability.
Freddie Mac Collaboration
At Freddie Mac, we know you overcome challenges big and small, to make home possible. That's why we've collaborated with some of our valued industry partners to provide you with trusted industry research across the homebuying journey. Meet your business needs and strengthen your role as trusted advisor with actionable, forward-looking insights.
Go straight to the facts and dive deeper into the analysis to get the complete industry outlook with our featured reports in the section below.
2022 Featured Reports
How Discrimination Impacts LGBTQ+ Community and the Homeownership Journey
LGBTQ+ Real Estate Alliance's inaugural report explores the unique influences and impact of challenges early in life on financial security and their subsequent role in shaping homeownership opportunities.
2022 State of Asia America
AREAA presents its annual compilation of data relating to Asian American and Pacific Islander housing, demographics, education, income and public policy.
Exclusive Freddie Mac Perspectives
Research and Perspectives
Our industry-leading research and perspectives help us deliver liquidity, stability and affordability to families and communities across the country. They also help us build a better housing finance system now and for the future.
Rural Research Symposium
Rural housing faces significant challenges including aging housing stock, high poverty rates and diminishing supply of affordable units. To tackle these issues, we're collaborating with industry leaders to deliver insights-driven solutions.
Addressing the Homeownership Gap by Serving the Underserved
When Freddie Mac released its Equitable Housing Finance Planpdf in June 2022, we made a commitment to work to address the homeownership gap for Black and Latino borrowers through responsible and impactful initiatives that expand access to credit.
In Today’s Housing Market, Renters Have More Financial Incentive to Migrate to More Affordable Metros than Homeowners
Domestic migration out of large and expensive metro areas has increased since the start of the pandemic. For example, in 2021, 27.1% of all movers migrated out of the metro they were living in, an increase of 3.8 percentage points from 2017. This increase in migration occurred during a historic low-mortgage-rate environment. But, in 2022, interest rates more than doubled. This begs the question: Is migration to more affordable areas still worth it?
Renters and Homeowners with Disabilities Struggle with Financial Security and Housing Accessibility
More than one-quarter of all adults in the United States have some type of disability. Individuals with disabilities may have special requirements or need accommodations to live fully and comfortably within their home. According to a recent Freddie Mac survey, renters and homeowners with disabilities are less financially secure than the general population and they struggle with accessibility in their homes.
Freddie Mac Green MBS Making an Impact for Homeowners and the Environment
Since its inception, Freddie Mac has been a mission-oriented company – providing liquidity, stability, and affordability to the U.S. housing market.
First-Time Homebuyers are Driving the Market Forward
There were many factors behind the substantial increase in homebuying since the beginning of the pandemic, including record-low mortgage rates, shifting homebuyer preferences towards larger living spaces, increased remote work opportunities, migration to more affordable exurban suburbs or cities, and greater investor activity in the single-family market.