Episode 4: What’s Driving the Housing Market?

As the pandemic confined us to our homes, many families sought change, so with record-low interest rates and limited housing supply, housing prices in the most desireable markets increased dramatically, affecting even the cost of starter homes. Now, with significantly higher interest rates but prices not significantly lower, an affordability crunch is apparent. What does this mean for homeowners, aspiring buyers, and the housing industry? How do high housing costs impact businesses trying to attract or retain workers? Explore the broader implications of how the housing market shapes the American economy—and hear about potential opportunities for investors.

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Meet the speakers

Brandon Thurber, Regions Chief Market Strategist

George Trible, Regions Home Loan Direct Group Manager

Michael Fisher, President of the Atlanta Realtors Association


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