Windermere Real Estate Chief Economist Matthew Gardner offers his 2024 forecast for interest rates, home values and the potential for a housing market recovery
Dec 5
When will rising interest rates, low inventory and diminishing buyer hopes translate into falling home prices? Windermere Chief Economist Matthew Gardner weighs in
Nov 1
New-construction homebuilders are using incentives to garner an outsized share of the current housing market and capitalize on buyer demand
Sep 27
Windermere Chief Economist Matthew Gardner looks at the latest numbers and the markets that still offer affordable options
Aug 21
With natural growth slowing, states will need to attract new residents from other markets as domestic migration becomes a more important driver of household growth and housing demand
Jul 26
Windermere Chief Economist Matthew Gardner takes a look back at his pre-2023 market predictions to check his math and his accuracy
Jun 28
There's been a lot of talk about the FHFA's fee increase, but this economist thinks that, for the most part, it's much ado about nothing
May 24
Take a look at the latest SCE Housing Survey which offers a detailed look at consumers’ psyche in regard to the housing market
Apr 26
Windermere Chief Economist Matthew Gardner looks at the latest data on foreclosure starts and the quality of mortgages that have been given to buyers
Mar 29
It's one of the most popular questions you'll hear, especially from first-time homebuyers. Find out how to answer it expertly
Mar 7
Now, although price growth through the pandemic period was clearly excessive, fundamentally speaking, the two periods cannot be considered to be similar at all
Jan 30
Cut through the online clutter and armchair quarterbacking of the real estate industry with these expert predictions from Windermere Real Estate Chief Economist Matthew Gardner
Nov 28
There seems to be a great deal of confusion between our current market conditions and those of the 2008-era housing crisis
Sep 28
Although economists expected rates to rise this year, nobody anticipated how fast they would rise. So what went wrong? 
Jul 27
The massive price growth many of us have benefitted from in the past several years has put a 'starter home' out of reach for many Americans
Jun 30
There's a widespread belief that Americans have all packed up and moved because of the pandemic. However, the data that's coming in so far tells a different story
May 26
Other than when home prices crashed with the bursting of the housing bubble, for more than 50 years, home price growth has outpaced inflation. This means we are offsetting high consumer prices because home values are increasing at an even faster rate
May 5
Although still in its infancy, blockchain and crypto continue to evolve, garnering significant interest from individuals and large corporations alike. Windermere economist Matthew Gardner shares insights to help you, and your clients, understand the potential
Apr 7
Interest rates are on the move, but maybe not in the direction you'd expect. Windermere Chief Economist Matthew Gardner reveals what the Russian invasion of Ukraine may mean for interest rates and the spring housing market
Mar 11
Windermere Chief Economist Matthew Gardner outlines the 10 trends that will have the biggest impact on the real estate industry and markets across the country.
Jan 31