Matthew's Stories

Windermere Real Estate’s Chief Economist, Matthew Gardner, gives his predictions for 2019
Dec 18
They really aren't the big bad wolves people think they are
Sep 11
Next year will be remembered as the year when balance started returning to the luxury market
Aug 30
Expect slowed price growth and modest improvement in the number of homes for sale
Dec 8

Housing markets all across the U.S. are suffering from serious shortages of homes for sale, and this isn’t expected to change in the foreseeable future. When I think about inventory levels and the fact that demand is clearly outstripping supply, it makes me question why homebuilders aren’t stepping up to the plate to meet all this pent-up demand.

Jul 18

Many people, especially real estate professionals, are anticipating President Trump’s pledge to remove regulations relating to financial services and the rollback of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act.

Feb 16

In the early 2000s, getting a mortgage was hardly difficult thanks in great part to lax lending standards. This practice eventually led to a bubble forming in the nation’s housing market — which, as we all know, subsequently burst. Since that time, the pendulum has swung the other way — to an extreme.

Sep 6

With all due respect to Gary Keller, I am trying to decipher why he believes that we are gearing up for a nationwide housing “shift.” Especially when the data tells us a different story.

Aug 12