The Latest Update: May 11

Job growth is critical to the health of the housing market, so on this week's episode of "Mondays with Matthew", Windermere Chief Economist Matthew Gardner analyzes the effect of COVID-19 on employment and what we can expect for the duration of the year.

May 4

​On this week's episode of "Mondays with Matthew" Windermere Chief Economist Matthew Gardner discusses mortgage forbearance and whether it will help or hurt the US housing market. ​

April 27

This week on “Mondays with Matthew” Windermere Chief Economist Matthew Gardner addresses the growing concern that the housing market is heading towards a repeat of the 2008 meltdown.

April 20

Windermere Chief Economist Matthew Gardner analyzes the past two decades of the new home construction market and then discusses his predictions for this segment of the market going forward.

April 13

Matthew Gardner concludes his two-part series analyzing the mortgage market. Matthew breaks down the impact of COVID-19 on 30-year-mortgages and gives an updated 2020 interest rate forecast.

APRIL 6

Matthew Gardner dives into part one of his two-part series analyzing the mortgage market. Today, Matthew evaluates the substantial impact COVID-19 has had on jumbo mortgages.

MARCH 30

What does COVID-19 really mean for the economy and housing to be in a COVID-19 induced recession? (Hint: it's not all bad news).

MARCH 23

MARCH 16

ABOUT MATTHEW GARDNER

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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, Matthew sits on the Washington State Governors Council of Economic Advisors; chairs the Board of Trustees at the Washington Center for Real Estate Research at the University of Washington; and is an Advisory Board Member at the Runstad Center for Real Estate Studies at the University of Washington where he also lectures in real estate economics.