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Real Estate Market: Industry & Market Reports

Use this guide to locate real estate industry information.

Understanding the Industry and Market

Use these resources for in-depth reporting coverage analyzing the industry and different aspects of the market.

Industry Overviews (Library Subscription Databases)

The resources listed below are the subscription databases best suited for learning about the overall industry. Access is limited to current Pepperdine students, faculty, and staff. 

Market Analysis (Free Resources)

The resources below are all freely available and provide insight into different aspects of the real estate market.

Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University is a resource for scholars, public and private sector leaders, housing practitioners and policymakers on issues that highlight housing's critical role in the economy and in communities. 


U.S. Housing Market Conditions Summary is a quarterly publication from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development providing commentary in a summary format of national and regional market trends and predictions. For more  government data sources, go to the tab in this guide Data & Statistics.


Emerging Trends in Real Estate, a joint effort from PriceWaterhouse Cooper (PwC) and the Urban Land Institute, is an annual report providing outlook on real estate investment and development trends, real estate finance and capital markets, property sectors, metropolitan areas, and other real estate issues throughout the United States and Canada.

Deloitte - Real Estate provides overviews about various markets within real estate and construction including the Commercial Real Estate Outlook - 2020 Report.