Matthew's Stories

Opinion
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
Opinion
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
Opinion
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
However, Windermere Chief Economist Matthew Gardner firmly believes that the economy will continue to grow. Here's his 2022 housing forecast
Nov 17
Although rates will rise, they will remain very competitive when compared to historic averages, and it would take a significantly greater increase in rates to negatively impact prices. Windermere Chief Economist Matthew Gardner explains why
Nov 10
Windermere Chief Economist Matthew Gardner dives into how consumers feel about the market based on Fannie Mae's latest Home Purchase Sentiment Index survey. The incremental shifts across the results indicate that consumers are feeling the market cool
Sep 29