44 episodes

First American’s podcast examining the economic forces that influence real estate, housing and affordability, featuring First American Chief Economist Mark Fleming, Ph.D. and Deputy Chief Economist Odeta Kushi.

The REconomy Podcast First American

    • Business
    • 4.8 • 33 Ratings

First American’s podcast examining the economic forces that influence real estate, housing and affordability, featuring First American Chief Economist Mark Fleming, Ph.D. and Deputy Chief Economist Odeta Kushi.

    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

    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.

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

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

    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.

    • 12 min
    What are the housing market’s leading indicators signaling about the housing market? - EP 42

    What are the housing market’s leading indicators signaling about the housing market? - EP 42

    In this episode of the REconomy Podcast™ from First American, Chief Economist Mark Fleming and Deputy Chief Economist Odeta Kushi discuss which key housing market metrics are leading indicators and share their analysis of what each leading indicator is signaling about the direction of the market.

    • 13 min
    How Will Rising Interest Rates Impact Commercial Real Estate Cap Rates? - EP 41

    How Will Rising Interest Rates Impact Commercial Real Estate Cap Rates? - EP 41

    In this episode of the REconomy Podcast™ from First American, Chief Economist Mark Fleming and Deputy Chief Economist Odeta Kushi discuss how rising interest rates may impact commercial real estate cap rates using their proprietary Potential Cap Rate Model.

    • 13 min
    Here’s How We Know that Housing Supply is Still Low - EP 40

    Here’s How We Know that Housing Supply is Still Low - EP 40

    In this episode of the REconomy Podcast™ from First American, Chief Economist Mark Fleming and Deputy Chief Economist Odeta Kushi walk through several measures of housing supply and what those housing supply measures tell us about the housing market.

    • 12 min
    Don’t be Alarmed by the Increase in ARMs - EP 39

    Don’t be Alarmed by the Increase in ARMs - EP 39

    In this episode of the REconomy Podcast™ from First American, Chief Economist Mark Fleming and Deputy Chief Economist Odeta Kushi explain why the recent increase in adjustable-rate mortgages (ARMs) does not necessarily signal an impending housing bust.

    • 13 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
33 Ratings

33 Ratings

NorCA Underwriter ,

Great resource!

REconomy is always timely in discussion of current market trends and always in an easily understandable format - I highly recommend to anyone wanting to know what’s going on in the real estate market.

socialsci ,

Best podcast on housing and the economy

Odeta and Mark break down complicated economics concepts and keep it interesting while they’re at it! They apply economic theories and approaches in compelling ways to explain real estate markets and other related current events. Highly recommend this podcast! The hosts are knowledgeable, well-spoken, and fun to listen to.

retta ,

Making economics simple!

I love to learn from Odeta and Mark because they break complicated matters into simple terms that anyone can understand. I always look forward to hearing from them at conferences so what a delight to get their timely podcast! Listen up people......all the housing ebbs and flows right here!

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