Matthew's Stories

Opinion
Looking for a little clarity on this week's news? Windermere Chief Economist Matthew Gardner examines jobs numbers. Although they beat forecasts, at October's pace, it would still take about another 16 months for employment to return to pre-pandemic levels
Nov 10
Opinion
Looking for a little clarity on this week's news? Windermere Chief Economist Matthew Gardner discusses home sales across the U.S. and concerns over the unsustainable pace of price growth
Oct 29
Opinion
Looking for a little clarity on this week's news? Windermere Chief Economist Matthew Gardner digs into the numbers of the latest Home Purchase Sentiment Index
Oct 20
Opinion
Looking for a little clarity on this week's news? Windermere Chief Economist Matthew Gardner discusses the potential consequences of low mortgage rates and persistently low levels of inventory
Oct 13
Opinion
Looking for a little clarity on this week's news? Windermere Chief Economist Matthew Gardner discusses how the housing market continues to bring out buyers in an economy still mired by the COVID-19 pandemic
Oct 6
Opinion
Looking for a little clarity on this week's news? Windermere Chief Economist Matthew Gardner discusses how new home sales exceeded the annual rate of 1M units for the first time since 2006, blowing past most predictions
Sep 29
Opinion
Looking for a little clarity on this week's news? Windermere Chief Economist Matthew Gardner digs deeper into last week's economic announcements on retail sales, consumer sentiment, building permits and more
Sep 22
Opinion
Looking for a little clarity on this week's news? Windermere Chief Economist Matthew Gardner takes another look at mortgage forbearance, explaining the latest data and insights in light of some recent headlines
Sep 15