How does this year compare to years past in relation to home ownership trends? Windermere’s Chief Economist takes a look at how things have changed (or stayed the same) over the years. Can you guess what decade since 1890 saw the greatest number of homeowners? Tune in to find out!
This week Matthew Gardner analyzes the latest Case Shiller Home Price Index numbers and explains some of the lesser known (yet, still important) aspects of the report. We continue to experience a very active market here in the Portland area. If you have specific questions about your area, please contact me!
This week Windermere’s Chief Economist analyzes the June report from the National Association of Realtors. Matthew also updates his housing forecast for 2020, so tune in for all the details! Questions about your neighborhood? Just ask!
This week Windermere’s Chief Economist looks at the comparison of how consumers feel about buying and selling now as compared to before the Covid-19 pandemic. Our area remains incredibly desirable, with low inventory and high demand. If you have any specific questions, please let me know!
This week, Windermere’s Chief Economist takes a look at several aspects of the housing market as we continue to adjust to the “new normal.” As to Portland specifically, we are seeing numerous properties selling with multiple offers and an influx of out-of-town buyers. Take a look below and please reach out with any questions or comments!
This week Windermere’s Chief Economist tackles one of the biggest questions on our minds…. are things getting back to “normal?”
This week, Matthew Gardner discusses home prices now, and his thoughts for the remainder of year. Tune in here!
Now that things have settled down somewhat following the initial impact of COVID-19, Matthew dives into the topic of mortgage rates. Will they go below 3%? Matthew discusses this and the factors that have formed his updated 2020 and 2021 mortgage rate forecast.
In the first of a series addressing viewer’s questions, Windermere Chief Economist Matthew Garner discusses how social distancing may affect where buyers want to live in the future. He also offers a perspective on apartments and short term rentals. Tune in below!