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November 13, 2020

Consumer Sentiment with John Shipala and Elizabeth Moesle-Walton

COVID-19 continues to have a profound impact on our lives. Understanding this consumer sentiment can be a bit difficult, but fortunately, for the past few years, we’ve been conducting quarterly consumer surveys to better understand market trends. In this episode, Steve and Corey discuss these survey findings with Freddie Mac colleagues John Shipala, senior director of Strategy, Insights and Analytics, and Elizabeth Moesle-Walton, director of Market Insights. Check out Freddie Mac’s corporate website to access our full library of housing and economic research.

  • Chapter 1: 0:00 - 4:00 – History of the survey
  • Chapter 2: 4:00 - 17:30 – Key take-aways and trends
  • Chapter 3: 17:30 - end – COVID impacts on urban areas

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About the Podcast Hosts

Steve Guggenmos

Steve Guggenmos
VP Research & Modeling

Steve leads multifamily research at Freddie Mac. In this role he performs research related to national and market-specific multifamily conditions. His team supports the multifamily business by developing models and quantitative approaches that determine risk-based capital allocations. The models capture loan level risks and also the benefits of the diversification and structural credit support for pools of multifamily mortgages, supporting the core business strategies of Freddie Mac Multifamily.


Corey Aber

Corey Aber
Senior Director of Mission, Policy and Strategy

Corey is the Senior Director of Mission, Policy and Strategy at Freddie Mac Multifamily. In this role, he oversees our Duty to Serve initiatives as well as research and development activities that further our support for affordable housing and underserved markets nationwide.


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