Svenja Gudell, Chief Economist at Zillow
How has COVID-19 affected the housing market? What challenges is it facing? Today, we sit down with Dr. Svenja Gudell is the chief economist of Zillow Group. She leads the industry-leading economic research team at Zillow, a recognized voice of impartial, data-driven economic analysis on the U.S. housing market. Under Svenja’s leadership, Zillow produces monthly reports on housing trends for over 450 metros nationwide. In addition, Svenja and her team publish original research on various real estate topics, ranging from rental and mortgage affordability, negative equity, forecasting to policy, millennial and mortgage research.
In this episode, she shares her journey on how she became an economist at one of the leading online real estate companies and her predictions for the housing marketing. We discuss everything from home value gains and hot markets to the future of real estate and how the pandemic has affected trends.