What's going to happen with mortgage rates? Has supply improved over the course of 2021 so far? What about new construction; how has that helped the inventory in the U.S.?All of these questions are answered in this months' Matthew Gardner report for March 2021!
When the pandemic hit and so much was uncertain, changes hit quickly for the world and our communities. People were rapidly furloughed or lost their jobs all together, thus impacting resources and housing for many. Our office began thinking of ways that we could help community members who were struggling. We created an opportunity for not only ourselves to stay involved with folks, but also to get other involved too.
This podcast is the first of a series of Black History Month Reflections with local black and brown professionals in and around Tacoma. We're bringing conversations that we often have in private, out in the public. Be a fly on the wall as Dave chats with these great individuals as we wrap up Black History Month 2021.
Windermere's Chief Economist Matthew Gardener recently shared his Top 10 Predictions for 2021, Windermere Chief Economist Matthew Gardner projects what to expect from the housing market this year.
Last Summer, Dave Jones sat down and wrote a stream of consciousness of what he had learned of race in the real estate industry.
Black Lives Matter
On Giving Tuesday, we are reminded of what it takes to make a healthy community, and we do our best at Abode to embody that. With the help of the Windermere Foundation, we have been able to support and give to the Women of Color Collective, Emergency Food Network, Food Backpacks for Kids, and Next Chapter.
In the final episode of “Monday with Matthew” for 2020, Matthew Gardner looks to the year ahead in his 2021 U.S. Housing Forecast, including his predictions for mortgage rates, sales, forbearance, and more.
Whether you’re shopping for the holidays or any time really - consider shopping local at your favorite small businesses! By shopping with your locally owned small shops, more of your money is kept in our local economy which keeps local jobs available, helps the environment (less fuel and packaging!) and encourages entrepreneurship. This can have a BIG impact for some of our small biz owners.To give you a jumpstart on Small Business Saturday, the Abodies compiled a list of some of their favorite local stores and service providers. Follow the links for more info:
In this episode, we take a look into Windermere's first Virtucon event in which owner Anne Jones interviewed one of the keynote speakers, former Washington Teacher of the Year, Nate Bowling.We also meet new Abodies: Erin Farquhar, Holly Tacker and Rachael Schermer. Another new face rounds out the crew on the Abode staff, Suzanne Merritt.Colleen tries a new delicacy, Ryan Knicely flips a new page in life, and the usual office shenanigans.Check it out and don't forget to subscribe to the channel!
Melo Hogan's 6th Annual Community Dinner Kits
In this episode, the Abode office opens back up in limited capacity, Dave surprises Jenny, and we get an inside look at the Abode sandwich and food drop off for the Tacoma Rescue Mission.If you are looking to help with the sandwich drop or want more information on the Tacoma Rescue Mission, check us out and DM us on Instagram at @windermereabode, or drop us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We're Amplifying Black Voices by sharing stories of our guests with you again, as the words are still relevant today.
Every month we take a look at the Pierce County housing market and provide insight and data on the previous month.