Quick Market Update!

Posted on August 9th, 2022

Quick Market Update!

The Blue Angels just left town after an amazing Seafair weekend, and summer is flying by!  I hope you are enjoying some sunshine along with time with family and friends.  The July 2022 Eastside stats are out, and I wanted to share some notes and graphs.  We are still seeing an increase in active inventory,

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Annual Report Regarding International Buyers

Posted on August 5th, 2022

Annual Report Regarding International Buyers

The National Association of Realtors (NAR) recently released its annual report regarding international buyers, and I thought it was worth sharing since the topic comes up quite often.  Between April 2021 and March 2022, foreign buyers spent $59 Billion on residential purchases.  This is an 8.5% increase from the previous year, and 44% of these

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Monday with Matthew: The Growing Housing Affordability Problem

Posted on June 27th, 2022

Monday with Matthew: The Growing Housing Affordability Problem

Addressing housing affordability sounds simple: build more units. Windermere Chief Economist Matthew Gardner explains why the solution is more complex by examining recent affordability data, the decline in construction of “missing middle” housing, the role of growth management policies, and changing U.S. demographics.

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So How Is The Market

Posted on June 14th, 2022

So How Is The Market

Everywhere I go I am asked, “so how is the market?”.  Well, our new stats came out and I wanted to share some thoughts about what we are seeing.  Please see some notes below along with some handy charts.  The numbers represent single family homes on the Eastside through the end of May 2022.  I

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Notes from “Downtown Talks” event this morning – Future of Downtown Bellevue

Posted on March 29th, 2022

Notes from “Downtown Talks” event this morning – Future of Downtown Bellevue

This morning I attended a Bellevue Downtown Association “Downtown Talks” event.  Despite being at 7:30 am (I am not a morning person!) the event was loaded with fantastic information about the transformation of Downtown Bellevue.  Guest speakers were Kate Joncas, Director of Urban Strategy & Development, and Gary Guenther, EVP at Kidder Matthews. I took

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Monday with Matthew: Blockchain Technology + Cryptocurrencies in Real Estate

Posted on March 29th, 2022

Monday with Matthew: Blockchain Technology + Cryptocurrencies in Real Estate

On this episode of “Monday with Matthew,” Matthew Gardner examines the emergence of Blockchain technology and cryptocurrencies in the residential housing market and how they could change real estate transactions in the future. LISTINGS 10700 NE 4th St Unit #4006, Bellevue 98004 $2,940,000 South facing home in the sky featuring spectacular West + South facing

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Bellevue Towers

Posted on March 18th, 2022

Bellevue Towers

Just Listed! South facing home in the sky featuring spectacular West + South facing views of the Cascade Mts, Lake WA, Bellevue + Mt. Rainier! Open kitchen/living/dining concept with bright + airy spaces full of rich + natural light + walls of windows showcasing phenomenal views. Entertain from the upgraded chef’s kitchen with new quartz

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Posted on January 27th, 2022

Please join me for my 6th Annual Market Forecast event featuring Windermere’s famed Chief Economist, Matthew Gardner!  Matthew will be presenting his “crystal ball” projections for the 2022 Real Estate Market. Please RSVP for this Zoom Presentation February 9th 6:30 PM

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Featured Listing: 188 Bellevue Way NE 1301, Bellevue, WA 98004

Posted on July 27th, 2021

Featured Listing: 188 Bellevue Way NE 1301, Bellevue, WA 98004

188 Bellevue Way NE 1301, Bellevue, WA 98004 West-facing 3 bedroom “Home in the Sky” at One88! Corner residence features dazzling views of Lake Washington, Downtown Bellevue park, Seattle, and the Cascade Mountains. Two premium covered balconies can be enjoyed during all seasons! Interior designed by internationally acclaimed Hirsh Bender firm. European-inspired Chef Kitchen with

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May W{Report}

Posted on May 25th, 2021

May W{Report}

[THE STATE OF] REAL ESTATE Regional Housing Market News This month brought an increase in new listings to the market, offering a glimmer of hope to buyers even as prices continued to see double-digit increases across King and Snohomish counties. READ MORE Windermere Insights: Are There Opportunities Ahead for Beleaguered Buyers? Windermere leaders discuss the opportunities

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