Matthew's Stories

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