Ali Wolf is the chief economist for Zonda, the largest home building prop tech company in North America. As head of the economics department, Ali manages and analyzes the content for Zonda, runs special research projects, acts as a go-to advisor for the nation’s largest home builders, and presents nationwide covering topics across the housing market and wider economy. Ali is the creator of Zonda’s proprietary indices, including the New Home Pending Sales Index and the New Home Lot Supply Index. Prior to joining the Zonda team, Ali worked for another consultancy firm and was a researcher for both the Canadian and UK Parliaments. Ali holds a Bachelor’s Degree from The Ohio State University in Economics and a Master’s Degree from the London School of Economics in Real Estate Economics and Finance.
Zonda’s Ali Wolf and Tim Sullivan highlight regional housing market trends as inflation and mortgage rates continue to feed affordability concerns.
Zonda’s Ali Wolf and Tim Sullivan break down the numbers - inflation, consumer confidence, and interest and mortgage rates - and how they will affect the housing market.
Will the Federal Reserve's attempts to slow the economy by raising interest rates result in market normalization (a soft landing) or recession (a hard landing)?