What Is an Adjustable-Rate Mortgage (ARM)

Home Buyer Education – What Is an Adjustable-Rate Mortgage (ARM)?

What Is an Adjustable-Rate Mortgage (ARM)? What Is an Adjustable-Rate Mortgage (ARM)? An adjustable-rate mortgage, or ARM, is a type of home loan that starts with a fixed interest rate for a specified period of time, typically five years. After that initial period ends, the interest rate will adjust annually based on current market conditions. […]

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Are We in a Housing Recession? September 2022

Are We in a Housing Recession? by Matthew Gardner   Hello there, I’m Windermere’s Chief Economist Matthew Gardner and welcome to this month’s episode of Monday with Matthew. A little while ago, a housing analyst was being interviewed about the current state of the residential market and they suggested that the country is in a “housing recession.” Well, needless […]

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Best place to get a drink on Whidbey Island

Best place to a get drink (locally crafted spirits, wine, and beer) on Whidbey Island

Best place to get a drink on Whidbey Island (Locally crafted spirits, wine and beer on Whidbey) Click image to see properties for sale on South Whidbey Island Einstein probably wasn’t referring to alcohol, but we are! From Cultus Bay Distillery to Whidbey’s several esteemed wineries to the Bunker’s unique collection of rich locally made […]

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SEPTEMBER 2022 Whidbey Island Real Estate Market Update

SEPTEMBER 2022 Whidbey Island Real Estate Market Update

🚨 Here it is folks! The SEPTEMBER 2022 Whidbey Island Real Estate Market Update (rolling 12-month report). CLICK HERE TO GET THE PRINTABLE PDF!   🗺️ Stats are separated by area: South, Central, & North Whidbey, and incorporate data from the 12 months prior to our current month.   🏡All stats represent only the residential […]

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The Continued Decline of the Housing Market Index 2022

The Continued Decline of the Housing Market Index by Matthew Gardner     Hello there, I’m Windermere’s Chief Economist Matthew Gardner and welcome to this month’s episode of Monday with Matthew. Today we are going to take a look at the new home market where headwinds are certainly growing. And the reason this particular subject piqued my interest […]

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AUGUST 2022 Whidbey Island Real Estate Market Update COVER

AUGUST 2022 Whidbey Island Real Estate Market Update

🚨 Here it is folks! The AUGUST 2022 Whidbey Island Real Estate Market Update (rolling 12-month report). CLICK HERE TO GET THE PRINTABLE PDF!   🗺️ Stats are separated by area: South, Central, & North Whidbey, and incorporate data from the 12 months prior to our current month.   🏡All stats represent only the residential […]

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2022 Western Washington Real Estate Market Update Q2

2022 Western Washington Real Estate Market Update Q2

2022 Western Washington Real Estate Market Update | Q2 by Matthew Gardner   The following analysis of select counties 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 […]

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The Landscape for Mortgage Rates and Inflation in 2022

The Landscape for Mortgage Rates and Inflation in 2022 by Matthew Gardner     Hello there, I’m Windermere’s Chief Economist Matthew Gardner and welcome to this month’s episode of Monday with Matthew. You know, one of the many things I love about being an economist is that it is a remarkably humbling profession. You see, […]

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JULY 2022 Whidbey Island Real Estate Market Update

JULY 2022 Whidbey Island Real Estate Market Update

🚨 Here it is folks! The JULY 2022 Whidbey Island Real Estate Market Update (rolling 12-month report). CLICK HERE TO GET THE PRINTABLE PDF!   🗺️ Stats are separated by area: South, Central, & North Whidbey, and incorporate data from the 12 months prior to our current month.   🏡All stats represent only the residential […]

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