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Top of Mind

Jun 22, 2022

In this episode of the Top of Mind podcast, Mike Simonsen sits down with Logan Mohtashami from HousingWire to talk about the changing real estate market and the big economic issues of the day. Logan explains how macroeconomic forces actually impact the housing market, shares his surprising take on future home price declines, gives his predictions for where the market is headed, and much more.

About Logan Mohtashami

Logan Mohtashami is a housing data analyst, financial writer, and blogger covering the US economy specializing in the housing market. Logan’s work is frequently quoted in and Bloomberg Financial. Logan is also a Lead Analyst for HousingWire. 

Logan’s astute analysis of economic data and years of direct lending experience allows him to present a unique, informed, and unbiased perspective on the financial markets. He’s perhaps best known for his highly prescient yearly predictions articles, and his predictions on the state of the housing market and mortgage rate trends published weekly on

Here’s a glimpse of what you’ll learn: 

  • How macroeconomic forces are impacting the housing market
  • What needs to happen for home prices to decline, and why — Logan Mohtashami is actually hoping for this
  • When to expect inventory to get back to normal
  • Long-term trends buyers and sellers should be thinking about
  • Predictions for where the market is headed

Featuring Mike Simonsen, CEO of Altos Research

A true data geek, Mike founded Altos Research in 2006 to bring data and insight on the U.S. housing market to those who need it most. The company now serves the largest Wall Street investment firms, banks, and tens of thousands of real estate professionals around the country. Mike's insights on the market have been featured in Forbes, New York Times, Bloomberg, Dallas Morning News, Seattle PI, and many other national media outlets.

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See you next week!