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The Week Ahead: Checking in on Housing Forecasts

On Tuesday, Metrostudy will be hosting its quarterly Housing Forecast Webcast at 2 p.m. EST. Agenda highlights for the webcast include:
  • National Update - Metrostudy Chief Economist, Mark Boud, will present a state of the union on the current residential construction market, answering these critical questions:
    • What are the trends and forecasts for key indices impacting the housing market?
    • What factors will likely play a role in the next housing downturn?
    • How are product tariffs impacting construction costs and the market?
    • How are immigration policies impacting employment and the housing market?
    • What’s in store for the latter half of 2018?
  • Local View – Next, get local, as our market experts give you the lay of the land in some of the rapidly evolving markets in the West Coast including:
    • Seattle
    • Portland
    • Bay Area & Sacramento
    • Orange County & Inland Empire

Here's what else is happening in The Week Ahead:

  • CoreLogic Home Performance Insights, Tuesday, 9 a.m.
  • NAHB Housing Market Index, Wednesday, 10 a.m. ET
  • Housing Starts Survey, Thursday, 8.30 a.m. ET
  • Fed Balance Sheet, Thursday, 4.30 p.m. ET
  • Freddie Mac Primary Mortgage Market Survey, Thursday, 9 a.m. ET
  • ValueInsured Summer 2018 Modern Homebuyer Survey

About Author: Kristina Brewer

Kristina Brewer is the Editorial Assistant of Publications for the Five Star Institute, including DS News and MReport magazine. She is a graduate of the University of North Texas (UNT), where she received her Bachelor of Arts in English with a concentration in rhetoric and writing and a minor in global marketing. During this time, she served as Director of Philanthropy in the national women’s fraternity Zeta Tau Alpha, of which she is an alumna. Her passion for philanthropy continued after university when she was an intern at Keep Denton Beautiful, a local partner of Keep America Beautiful, where she drove membership, organized events, and led social media campaigns. Brewer honed her writing at the North Texas Daily, UNT’s student-run newspaper where she wrote about faculty, mentorship, and student life. Brewer also previously worked at Optimus Business Plans where she helped start-ups create funding proposals, risk assessments, and management plans.

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