Real Estate Market Trends and Forecasts

Real Estate Market Trends and Forecasts

Contributor - Inman News Real Estate Columnist
Member - Washington State Governors Council of Economic Advisors
Lecturer University of Washington


Matthew Gardner

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. This includes publishing THE GARDNER REPORT each quarter, which highlights market conditions in regions throughout the Western U.S. Inside each region's report, you'll find forecasts based on the latest real estate data, including regional home sales, average home-price information, days on market, and other indicators to determine whether it is a buyer's or seller's market. Links to each region’s reports can be found below.

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Regional Market Reports

Northern California
Southern California
NW Oregon & SW Washington
Central & Southern Oregon
Central Washington
Eastern Washington
Western Washington

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Matthew regularly speaks at events around the country and is frequently quoted in the media in stories about the housing market, commercial development, growth management, and the U.S. economy. He is known for bringing economic insights to life in a truly unique and engaging way. For information about hiring Matthew to speak, or to interview him for a story, please email


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