Local Market Update – January 2022

Local Market Update – January 2022

Record-low temperatures combined with record-low inventory put a chill on housing activity in December. With very few homes available to buy, sales were down. Lack of supply and high demand continued to push prices up. Since the winter months historically bring the...
2022 Housing Market Forecast

2022 Housing Market Forecast

Each year, Windermere’s Chief Economist, Matthew Gardner, helps us plan for the year to come with his annual forecast about the state of the economy and upcoming housing market trends. According to Gardner, the U.S. housing market has been a beacon of hope during the...
Local Market Update – December 2021

Local Market Update – December 2021

While the housing market typically slows down in the winter, fewer buyers are taking a break this year. High demand and scant inventory still favor sellers, who continue to see multiple offers. In one bright spot for buyers, home prices – while up from over a year ago...
Local Market Update – November 2021

Local Market Update – November 2021

As we head towards the end of the year, the housing market traditionally slows down. This year’s activity was even slower than normal, with record-low inventory and correspondingly fewer sales. Prices aren’t appreciating at the pace they were in the spring, but...
THE GARDNER REPORT – Q3 2021

THE GARDNER REPORT – Q3 2021

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...
Local Market Update – October 2021

Local Market Update – October 2021

Despite a boost in new listings, inventory remained as tight as ever in September. The shortage of homes for sale combined with pent-up buyer demand and low interest rates kept prices high as compared to the same time last year. However, home prices over the past few...