This section highlights standalone reports and applied research products released by IHS.

Reports   December 1, 2011

The role of house flippers in a boom and bust real estate market

This working paper examines the impact that property flippers have on prices in local housing markets during both boom and bust cycles of the real estate market.

Reports   July 1, 2011

Three years after takeover, how have Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac benefited the U.S. Housing market?

he purpose of this paper has been to provide evidence on the economic benefits of the federal government’s takeover of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.

Reports   April 1, 2010

The multifamily housing market and value-at-risk implications for multifamily lending

This working paper and issue brief examines property price declines and foreclosure experience on multifamily mortgages in Cook County (Chicago) over the period 1998 to 2009.