Friday Jan 8, 2021

"2021 Economic Forecasts"

Mathew Gardner

Chief Economist Windermere Real Estate

Introduced by: Dick Brown

Today is your chance to find out about economic forecasts for the new year, only 8 days into it! Mathew Gardner will address his 2021 economic forecasts for both the US and Puget Sound area, as well as his forecast for real estate and housing locally.

Time: The Zoom session will open at 7:00am for members to socialize . The meeting will start a 7:30am sharp, so please connect a few minutes before the meeting so we can all be together for the Inspirational Moment and Pledge.

Note: For security reasons the Zoom link is not posted on our club website. You will receive an email with the Zoom link Thursday. Please contact Club Administrator Kim Dreiblatt (clubadmin@bbrc.net or text 425-444-7906) if you are unable to find the email containing the link or would like to join us as a guest.

About the Speaker

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 Department of
Real Estate at the University of Washington where he also lectures in real
estate economics.
Matthew is 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.
Matthew received his undergraduate degree from St. Johns College, Oxford
where he read economics, and he holds graduate degrees in economics &
econometrics from the London School of Economics.