An Economic & Housing Market Forecast | Matthew Gardner

Session: 4:15 PM

Session Description

In this session, Mr. Gardner will present his forecast for the U.S. & regional economy for 2019 as well as give his opinions regarding the Puget Sound housing market.

Learning Objectives

The economy & housing markets have been performing very admirably for the past several years but we should expect to see a slowdown. In his presentation, Mr. Gardner will discuss potential obstacles – both from an economic and housing market standpoint – that the audience will be able to use in the course of their business.

Speaker Bio

Matthew Gardner, Chief Economist, Windermere Real Estate

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.
Matthew is also one of a select number of economists who provide their housing market forecasts to Reuters for their U.S. Housing Market Poll and he also participates in Zillow’s Home Price Expectation Survey.