Jacob Channel

Senior Economist

Jacob Channel is the Senior Economist for LendingTree where he conducts studies on a wide variety of subjects related to the U.S. housing market as well as provides general macroeconomic analysis.

Jacob joined LendingTree in 2018 as an intern before moving into his current position. His work has been featured in major publications including the New York Times, Bloomberg, Forbes, and CNBC and he has appeared as a guest on Cheddar TV and Yahoo Finance.

He earned his BA and MA in Economics from the New School and is based out of New York City.

Jacob can be reached at [email protected]

Articles by Jacob Channel

Best Large Metros for Single People

Whether they’re unlucky in love and constantly searching for a partner or they’re happiest by themselves, millions of American adults are single. And though not... read more

Most Popular Metros for Millennial Homebuyers

Millennials make up the largest group of homebuyers in the U.S., ahead of older (and richer) Gen Xers and baby boomers. And while the COVID-19... read more

Most Popular Reasons Why Homeowners in the Nation’s Largest Metros Are Considering Home Equity Loans and HELOCs

Since the start of the coronavirus pandemic, home prices in many parts of the U.S. have risen dramatically. In turn, many homeowners have seen the... read more

What to Expect From Housing and the Economy in 2022

Though perhaps not as dramatic as 2020, 2021 was another tumultuous year. Fortunately, 2022 is on track to be — at the very least —... read more

Homes in the Nation’s Snowiest States Cost $13,000+ More Than Those With the Least Snow

Though a white Christmas may be on some people’s wish lists this year, it’s certainly not on everyone’s. While some might be willing to pay... read more

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