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    Are We in a Housing Bubble?

    The single-family market is hot, with house prices surging in much of the country. Is the market a bubble?

    If not, what is driving house prices higher? Are they sustainable, and if not what does it mean for the housing and mortgage markets and the broader economy.

    Join Mark Zandi, Chief Economist; Cris deRitis, Deputy Chief Economist; and Todd Metcalfe, Senior Economist on June 22, 2021, as they discuss the housing market and its impact on the economy.

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    Lease-to-Purchase: How to Build Homeownership

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    Weekly Market Outlook: Time to Worry About the Consumer?

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    Weekly Market Outlook: Flying Through the Business Cycle, Fed Needs to Land the Plane

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