Fannie Mae predicts 2 year outlook for housing
Mortgage giant Fannie Mae recently offered some predictions of what the housing market’s “normal” will look like in the next two years.
In its report, “Transition to ‘Normal’?”, Fannie says while the housing market has shown improvement, uncertainty remains over both the economy and the real estate market.
“Our forecast is that 2013 and 2014 will exhibit below-potential economic growth,” according to the white paper. “This is despite the fact that we expect the housing rebound will continue and that the economy will benefit from the gradual increased growth of U.S.-based manufacturing, as well as the expansion of domestic energy production.” Read More.