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
by Matthew Gardner | 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
by Matthew Gardner | Jun 23
Opinion
Windermere Chief Economist Matthew Gardner gives his take on how homeowners will fare once the forbearance period is over
by Matthew Gardner | Jun 16
The US Federal Reserve also intends to continue purchasing mortgage-backed securities, Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said Wednesday
by Patrick Kearns | Jun 10
Opinion
The pandemic might have all but killed spring buying season, but it created a pent-up buyer demand
by Matthew Gardner | 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
by Matthew Gardner | Jun 2
The average rate for a 30-year, fixed-rate mortgage is at an all-time low, but it could drop further if the economy stabilizes
by Patrick Kearns | Apr 9
The number of first-time homebuyers exceeded 2 million for the third consecutive year in 2019, according to Genworth Mortgage Insurance
by Marian McPherson | Mar 18
Realtor.com Chief Economist Danielle Hale believes mortgage rates could go lower this week, but rates and affordability won't be the only thing impacting the housing market
by Patrick Kearns | Mar 16
Agents are mixed on whether and how COVID-19 will impact their business
by Andrea V. Brambila | Mar 12
Despite the slight rise in rates, homebuyer demand remains strong, according to Redfin Chief Economist Darryl Fairweather
by Patrick Kearns | Mar 12
Given the recent volatility with mortgage interest rates, real estate agents need to remember best practices in regards to advertising, which can include posting about rates on social media. Here are a few things to keep in mind so that you don't get yourself in trouble
by Jillayne Schlicke | Mar 12
The average 30-year mortgage hit an all-time low of 3.29% this week, according to data from Freddie Mac
by Patrick Kearns | Mar 5
Matthew Speakman, an economist with Zillow, said a worsening of the virus outbreak could drive mortgage rates even lower
by Patrick Kearns | Feb 3
The average American worker still can't afford to buy a typical home in a large majority of US counties, though the situation is improving
by Teke Wiggin | Jan 2