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DataDigest: Fannie Mae’s market view gets rosier, but traders get more skeptical

Last month, DataDigest explored market experts’ expectations for 2024, with the consensus calling for a moderately better housing market than 2023.

But a meeting of the Federal Open Market Committee the following week set off a market frenzy over expectations of interest rate cuts, moving mortgage rates down well ahead of experts’ forecasts and prompting a subsequent DataDigest that asked whether the picture for 2024 had changed.

On Jan. 18, Fannie Mae weighed in: yes.

Fannie Mae’s latest monthly forecast for the housing market predicts much lower mortgage rates than its December forecast — and thus more home sales and details ⇒

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