Ivy Zelman: Housing Market Downturn Isn't Over

Ivy Zelman, founder and CEO of Zelman & Associates, joins Forward Guidance to share her outlook on the U.S. housing market. Filmed on August 8, 2023.

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(00:00) Introduction

(00:28) Resilience Of The U.S. Housing Market

(09:28) Comparing the 2020 Housing Boom to the Early 2000s Housing Boom

(13:43) Commercial Real Estate: Multifamily Housing (Apartment Buildings)

(20:58) Shelter's Contribution To Overall Consumer Price Inflation

(22:35) Housing's Impact On Banking System

(25:53) Forecasts For Single-Family Housing

(32:20) Supply of Housing

(38:53) Outlook on Homebuilding Industry

(43:42) Negative Outlook On Home Improvement Industry

(48:22) Market For Mortgage-Backed Securities (MBS)

(51:06) The Fed Was Supporting The Market With Free Money

(52:37) Macro Outlook

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