Matthew's Stories

Opinion
Looking for a little clarity on this week's news? Windermere Chief Economist Matthew Gardner looks at the factors that influence millennials' ability and will to buy a home
Jul 7
Opinion
Windermere Chief Economist Matthew Gardner explains why the issue stems from inadequate supply — in combination with rising, demographically driven demand — pushing prices to record highs and rising faster than incomes
Jun 30
Opinion
Windermere Chief Economist Matthew Gardner explains how he’s using data from Apple, the TSA, OpenTable and more to keep tabs on economic recovery
Jun 23
Opinion
Windermere Chief Economist Matthew Gardner gives his take on how homeowners will fare once the forbearance period is over
Jun 16
Opinion
The pandemic might have all but killed spring buying season, but it created a pent-up buyer demand
Jun 9
Opinion
It's been a couple of months since the start of the COVID-19 outbreak, so this week, Windermere Chief Economist Matthew Gardner revisits the topic of mortgage rates and shares his forecast for the rest of the year and 2021
Jun 2
Opinion
From owner-occupied to high-rises to rentals of all kinds, Windermere Chief Economist Matthew Gardner gives his take on probable outcomes for residential asset classes
May 19
Opinion
Jobs and job growth are very important when it comes to the vitality of the country’s housing market. So, in looking at numbers and data, what predictions can be made about the job market for the rest of the year?
May 12