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Market News Matthew Gardner’s Top 10 Predictions for 2023 This video shows Windermere Chief Economist Matthew Gardner’s Top 10 Predictions for 2023. Each month, he analyzes the most up-to-date U.S. housing data to keep you well-informed about what’s going on in the real estate market. Matthew Gardner’s Top 10 Predictions for 2023 1. There Is No Housing Bubble Mortgage rates rose steeply in 2022 […]
Market News Q3 2022 Western Washington Real Estate Market Update The following analysis of select counties of the Western Washington real estate market is provided by Windermere Real Estate Chief Economist Matthew Gardner. We hope that this information may assist you with making better-informed real estate decisions. For further information about the housing market in your area, please don’t hesitate to contact your Windermere Real […]
Buying W Report – October 2022 Local market update. Shifts in the housing market are changing the narrative on local real estate conditions. In September, King County saw inventory increase and prices decrease month-over-month, but prices were still up compared to this time last year.Find our full market recap here. News + trends. [THE STATE OF] REAL ESTATE Despite the “Great […]
Market News Are We in a Housing Recession? This video is the latest in our Monday with Matthew series with Windermere Chief Economist Matthew Gardner. Each month, he analyzes the most up-to-date U.S. housing data to keep you well-informed about what’s going on in the real estate market.   Hello there, I’m Windermere’s Chief Economist Matthew Gardner and welcome to this month’s episode […]
Buying W Report – September 2022 Local market update. The market is finally settling into a more balanced pattern, as price appreciation slows across King County. Reports of a bear market are exaggerated however, since last month’s slower pace is comparable to typical end-of-summer sales.Find our full market recap here. News + trends. [THE STATE OF] REAL ESTATE Rising rents reflect […]
Market News The Continued Decline of the Housing Market Index This video is the latest in our Monday with Matthew series with Windermere Chief Economist Matthew Gardner. Each month, he analyzes the most up-to-date U.S. housing data to keep you well-informed about what’s going on in the real estate market.     Hello there, I’m Windermere’s Chief Economist Matthew Gardner and welcome to this month’s […]
Market News W Report – August 2022 Local market update. Buyers and sellers across King County are navigating new dynamics, as increased inventory creates more intense competition between sellers and a wider array of options for buyers.Find our full market recap here. News + trends. [THE STATE OF] REAL ESTATE Rising inventory and slightly declining interest rates: Should on-hold buyers jump back […]
Market News Q2 2022 Western Washington Real Estate Market Update The following analysis of select counties of the Western Washington real estate market is provided by Windermere Real Estate Chief Economist Matthew Gardner. We hope that this information may assist you with making better-informed real estate decisions. For further information about the housing market in your area, please don’t hesitate to contact your Windermere Real […]
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Living EASTSIDE 2020 GROWTH FORECAST Another banner year for the region has brought tremendous prosperity across a breadth of industries, a wealth of new jobs, flourishing tourism, and the welcoming of several large businesses into our cities.  So, how is the Eastside poised to begin a new decade? Will this growth continue? To find out, 425 Business ditched the crystal […]
Market News 2020 Economic & Housing Market Forecast As we head toward the end of the year, it’s time to recap how the U.S. economy and housing markets performed this year and offer my predictions for 2020. U.S. Economy In general, the economy performed pretty much as I expected this year: job growth slowed but the unemployment rate still hovers around levels not […]
Market News Eastside Market Report | October 2019 | Provided by Denni Shefrin The median price of a single-family home on the Eastside was $935,000 in August, unchanged from a year ago and up slightly from $925,000 in July. New commercial and residential construction projects are in the works. Strong demand for downtown condos has prompted plans for yet another high-rise tower to break ground next year. Questions? […]
Market News Western Washington Real Estate Market Update Q3 The following analysis of the Western Washington real estate market is provided by Windermere Real Estate Chief Economist, Matthew Gardner. We hope that this information may assist you with making better-informed real estate decisions. For further information about the housing market in your area, please don’t hesitate to contact me.   ECONOMIC OVERVIEW Washington State […]
Market News Eastside Market Report | August 2019 | Provided by Denni Shefrin The real estate market continued to moderate in July. Inventory rose and home values softened, providing buyers with increased selection and more favorable pricing. Get the full report here.
Market News Q2 Western Washington Real Estate Market Update The following analysis of the Western Washington real estate market is provided by Windermere Real Estate Chief Economist Matthew Gardner. We hope that this information may assist you with making better-informed real estate decisions. For further information about the housing market in your area, please contact me!   ECONOMIC OVERVIEW Washington State employment jumped back […]
Market News Eastside Market Report | July 2019 | Provided by Denni Shefrin The market in our region appears to be moderating. Inventory is up, prices are relatively stable and homes are taking a bit longer to sell. However, with less than two months of available inventory, supply is still far short of demand. Steady buyer activity, low interest rates and a thriving economy are making for a […]
Market News Eastside Market Report | June 2019 | Provided by Denni Shefrin Copy Copy The pace of the housing market gained momentum in May, bringing an uptick in open house traffic and offers. A drop in interest rates and increased inventory were great incentives for buyers. Despite the increase in supply there is less than two months of inventory available – half the national average and far short of […]
Market News The Housing Market in 2019 The last time we saw a balanced market was late 1990s, meaning many sellers and buyers have never seen a normal housing market.  Windermere Real Estate’s Chief Economist Matthew Gardner looks at more longer-term averages, what does he see for the future of the housing market?  
Market News Eastside Market Report | May 2019 | Provided by Denni Shefrin Copy   The spring home buying season started early this year. Open houses had increased attendance and bidding wars returned. After months of softening, home prices in most of the region jumped significantly from the prior month. With just one month of data, we’ll have to wait and see if this is the start of a […]
Market News The Q1 2019 Western Washington Gardner Report View Full Report As Chief Economist for Windermere Real Estate, Matthew Gardner is responsible for analyzing and interpreting economic data and its impact on the real estate market on both a local and national level. Matthew has over 30 years of professional experience both in the U.S. and U.K. In addition to his day-to-day responsibilities, […]
Market News Eastside Market Report | April 2019 | Provided by Denni Shefrin   After months of softening, home prices began to rise in February. That trend continued in March. While prices in most areas were down from the same time last year, they increased over the prior month. New listings rose as well, offering buyers more options and more time to make the right choice. Despite the […]