The REconomy Podcast
Three Trends to be Thankful for in the Economy and Housing Market - EP 52

Three Trends to be Thankful for in the Economy and Housing Market - EP 52

December 1, 2022

In this episode of the REconomy Podcast™ from First American, Chief Economist Mark Fleming and Deputy Chief Economist Odeta Kushi share examine three trends they are thankful for in the broader economy and housing market.

Has the Federal Reserve’s Fight Against Inflation Peaked? - EP 51

Has the Federal Reserve’s Fight Against Inflation Peaked? - EP 51

November 17, 2022

In this episode of the REconomy Podcast™ from First American, Chief Economist Mark Fleming and Deputy Chief Economist Odeta Kushi break down the Federal Reserve’s efforts to rein in inflation by raising the federal funds rate and tightening monetary policy and whether or not the Fed’s rate increases have peaked.

Why Rent Growth Has Likely Peaked and What that Means for the Housing Market - EP 50

Why Rent Growth Has Likely Peaked and What that Means for the Housing Market - EP 50

November 3, 2022

In this episode of the REconomy Podcast™ from First American, Chief Economist Mark Fleming and Deputy Chief Economist Odeta Kushi explain the economic forces driving rent growth, why rent growth is likely decelerating, and the implications for the real estate investors and the housing market.

Three Spooky Facts about the Housing Market - EP 49

Three Spooky Facts about the Housing Market - EP 49

October 20, 2022

In this episode of the REconomy Podcast™ from First American, Chief Economist Mark Fleming and Deputy Chief Economist Odeta Kushi delve into three spooky facts about the housing market and explain whether they are more trick or treat.

How Remote Work Influences Residential and Commercial Real Estate Demand - EP 48

How Remote Work Influences Residential and Commercial Real Estate Demand - EP 48

October 6, 2022

In this episode of the REconomy Podcast™ from First American, Chief Economist Mark Fleming and Deputy Chief Economist Odeta Kushi explain how working from home contributed to the pandemic-era real estate boom and why the prevalence of remote work may still sway residential and commercial real estate demand.

What Does Student Loan Debt Forgiveness Mean for the Housing Market? - EP 47

What Does Student Loan Debt Forgiveness Mean for the Housing Market? - EP 47

September 22, 2022

In this episode of the REconomy Podcast™ from First American, Chief Economist Mark Fleming and Deputy Chief Economist Odeta Kushi explain the connection between educational attainment and homeownership, and how student loan debt forgiveness may impact the housing market.

Welcome to the ‘Great Moderation’ of the Housing Market - EP 46

Welcome to the ‘Great Moderation’ of the Housing Market - EP 46

September 8, 2022

In this episode of the REconomy Podcast™ from First American, Chief Economist Mark Fleming and Deputy Chief Economist Odeta Kushi explain why the housing market is adjusting to a not-so-new normal pace of price appreciation – the Great Moderation.

The State of Housing Affordability for Potential First-Time Home Buyers - EP 45

The State of Housing Affordability for Potential First-Time Home Buyers - EP 45

August 25, 2022

In this episode of the REconomy Podcast™ from First American, Chief Economist Mark Fleming and Deputy Chief Economist Odeta Kushi discuss how housing affordability has shifted since the early spring and what that means for potential first-time home buyers.

What is a Recession and How Do We Know When One Begins? - EP 44

What is a Recession and How Do We Know When One Begins? - EP 44

August 11, 2022

In this episode of the REconomy Podcast™ from First American, Chief Economist Mark Fleming and Deputy Chief Economist Odeta Kushi discuss how recessions are measured, the broader economic outlook, and implications for the housing market.

Breaking Down the Federal Reserve’s Efforts to Control Inflation - EP 43

Breaking Down the Federal Reserve’s Efforts to Control Inflation - EP 43

July 29, 2022

In this episode of the REconomy Podcast™ from First American, Chief Economist Mark Fleming and Deputy Chief Economist Odeta Kushi discuss the components driving the Consumer Price Index and the Federal Reserve’s efforts to bring inflation under control.