Gardner Report: First Quarter 2015

First Quarter Takeaway from Matthew Gardner: This speedometer reflects the state of the region’s housing market using housing inventory, price gains, sales velocities, interest rates, and larger economic factors. As you can see, we are still very clearly in the midst of a seller’s market, and unless we see a significant increase in listings, it... Continue Reading →

Gardner Report: Fourth Quarter 2014

Fourth Quarter Takeaway from Matthew Gardner: Our market continues to add jobs and our population continues to rise (+63,000 in 2014), both of which are very positive. However, our housing market continues to have a lack of homes for sale. Will we see an increase in listings in 2015? That is the million dollar question.... Continue Reading →

Seattle Economy and Housing Market Snapshot

Local economist, Matthew Gardner, of Gardner Economics, stopped by our Premier Properties networking breakfast this morning to share his thoughts on the local economy and housing market. The long of the short of it is that the Seattle area economy is doing better than most. We have declining unemployment, positive job growth, and an expanding... Continue Reading →

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