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Fannie Mae economic growth forecast remains conservative

Taking wait and see approach to Trump’s fiscal stimulus policies
Fannie Mae released this month’s Economic and Housing Outlook, which shows little change in economic growth for the year overall. The mortgage giant explains the administration’s fiscal policy poses both negative and positive risks for the economy.
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Fannie Mae: Expect modest growth in 2017

However, policy uncertainty still lingers
Economic conditions are improving and consumers are more confident now than they have been in several years. However, one factor still pushed Fannie Mae to predict only modest growth for 2017.
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Fannie Mae: Economic growth to rebound in remainder of year

New home sales are the bright spot in housing
Economic growth will not continue on its present course, but will actually rebound in the second half of 2016, according to Fannie Mae. While some economic conditions continue to be a drag on potential growth, consumer and government spending will fuel the predicted increase to 2.6% growth by the end of the yea, Fannie Mae says.
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Fannie Mae: Multifamily gains boost housing

This year expected to show some improvement
Housing did not start the new year off well, with industry reports painting a flat market at best. But amid the less than positive news, there was one sector that is pulling the housing recovery along.
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