The REconomy Podcast
Why the Homeownership Rate Among Single Women Outpaced Single Men in 2021 - EP 33

Why the Homeownership Rate Among Single Women Outpaced Single Men in 2021 - EP 33

March 10, 2022

In this episode of the REconomy Podcast™ from First American, Chief Economist Mark Fleming and Deputy Chief Economist Odeta Kushi explain why single women are increasingly dispelling the traditional notion that buying a home follows love and marriage and prioritizing homeownership.

Why Approximately 66% of Americans are Protected from Shelter Inflation - EP 32

Why Approximately 66% of Americans are Protected from Shelter Inflation - EP 32

February 24, 2022

In this episode of the REconomy Podcast™ from First American, Chief Economist Mark Fleming and Deputy Chief Economist Odeta Kushi explain why homeowners are protected from shelter cost inflation, but potential home buyers are not, and how rising mortgage rates is likely to further reduce the historically low supply of homes for sale.

How the Federal Reserve Can, and Cannot, Influence the Housing Market - EP 31

How the Federal Reserve Can, and Cannot, Influence the Housing Market - EP 31

February 11, 2022

In this episode of the REconomy Podcast™ from First American, Chief Economist Mark Fleming and Deputy Chief Economist Odeta Kushi explain how the Federal Reserve and tighter monetary policy may impact the housing market in 2022.

The Five Most Affordable Cities for First-Time Home Buyers - EP 30

The Five Most Affordable Cities for First-Time Home Buyers - EP 30

January 27, 2022

In this episode of the REconomy Podcast™ from First American, Chief Economist Mark Fleming and Deputy Chief Economist Odeta Kushi explain why affordability should be viewed from the lens of the potential first-time home buyer and reveal the most affordable cities for first-time home buyers.

What the Federal Reserve’s approach to inflation means for the housing market in 2022 - EP 29

What the Federal Reserve’s approach to inflation means for the housing market in 2022 - EP 29

January 13, 2022

In this episode of the REconomy Podcast™ from First American, Chief Economist Mark Fleming and Deputy Chief Economist Odeta Kushi discuss the challenge facing the Federal Reserve in 2022 – how to tackle inflation while protecting the economic recovery – and what that means for the housing market.

What to Expect from the Housing Market in 2022 - EP 28

What to Expect from the Housing Market in 2022 - EP 28

December 30, 2021

In this episode of the REconomy Podcast™ from First American, Chief Economist Mark Fleming and Deputy Chief Economist Odeta Kushi discuss the economic forces that will shape the housing market in 2022.

Will FOMO Increase Demand in the Housing Market? - EP 27

Will FOMO Increase Demand in the Housing Market? - EP 27

December 16, 2021

In this episode of the REconomy Podcast™ from First American, Chief Economist Mark Fleming and Deputy Chief Economist Odeta Kushi discuss how the fear of missing out (FOMO) and the fear of better options (FOBO) may impact housing demand.

Examining rising mortgage rates, housing supply, student loan debt and the future of office space - EP 26

Examining rising mortgage rates, housing supply, student loan debt and the future of office space - EP 26

December 2, 2021

In this episode of the REconomy Podcast™ from First American, Chief Economist Mark Fleming and Deputy Chief Economist Odeta Kushi field questions that are top of mind among REconomy listeners – what to expect from rising mortgage rates, the ongoing housing supply shortage, ballooning student loan debt and the future of office space.

The Digital Future of Mortgage Lending and Real Estate Settlement - EP 25

The Digital Future of Mortgage Lending and Real Estate Settlement - EP 25

November 18, 2021

In this episode of the REconomy Podcast™ from First American, Chief Economist Mark Fleming and Deputy Chief Economist Odeta Kushi discuss the digital future of mortgage lending and real estate settlement, and the innovative technologies that are making an end-to-end digital home-buying experience a reality with Eddie Oddo, vice president of corporate business solutions at First American.

Will Inflation Drive Mortgage Rates Higher? - EP 24

Will Inflation Drive Mortgage Rates Higher? - EP 24

November 4, 2021

In this episode of the REconomy Podcast™ from First American, Chief Economist Mark Fleming and Deputy Chief Economist Odeta Kushi examine rising inflation in today’s economy and what it may mean for mortgage rates.