Uncategorized Windermere Winter Drive   Windermere Winter Drive With the winter season coming up, now is a great time to participate in the Windermere Winter Coat Drive. We are asking for new or gently used coats, hats, gloves, and scarves. All items will be donated to local Non Profit organizations that help disburse to those in need. This year […]
Uncategorized Windermere Real Estate Food & Blanket Drive This year we are hosting a food and blanket drive to help our local community this winter. We will be accepting blankets and non-perishable food items. We are needing boxed stuffing, canned green beans (low sodium), and canned fruit (in its own juices). For blankets we are asking for new/gently used clean blankets and sleeping […]
Uncategorized Preparing to Sell Your Home: A Complete Checklist by Sandy Dodge Getting your home ready to sell can feel like a circus act. Without the right organization, juggling the countless moving parts involved in this stage of the selling process can take its toll. This is the perfect opportunity to create a checklist to keep yourself on track and within your budget. The following information will illuminate […]
Uncategorized How to Price Your Home for Sale by Sandy Dodge It’s natural for sellers to want to get every step of the selling process right, but a successful home sale depends on an accurate listing price. Your agent will work closely with you to set the price, but in the meantime, you can use the following information to better understand what goes into this process. […]
Uncategorized 10 Costs Associated with Buying a Home by Sandy Dodge Some expenses that come with buying a home are easier to account for than others. Knowing the costs associated with buying a home will not only help you budget accordingly but will also pinpoint which homes are truly affordable for you. In no particular order, here are ten costs you can expect to encounter when […]
Uncategorized What Is an Adjustable-Rate Mortgage (ARM)? by Sandy Dodge An integral part of the formula to successfully buying a home is securing the correct amount of financing. Once you’ve found the home you’d like to pursue, one of your primary tasks is exploring different loan products to see which best fits your situation. Eventually, you’ll come to a fork in the road where you’ll need […]
Uncategorized Making a Down Payment on a Home by Sandy Dodge Imagine the process of financing a home purchase as a relay race. From start to finish, the baton must be passed several times between interconnected transactions. The down payment plays an important role in the relay race and will help you cross the finish line, but how much money do you put down? And when […]
Uncategorized High ROI Remodeling Projects to Increase Home Value by Sandy Dodge This blog post contains excerpts of the “Remodeling 2022 Cost vs. Value Report” (costvsvalue.com).1 As you prepare to sell your home, one of the major considerations you may face is whether to remodel, and if so, how to allocate your remodeling budget. Remodeling can help differentiate your home from competing listings in your area, but this […]
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Uncategorized Your Winter Home Maintenance Checklist by Sandy Dodge Winter is a magical season to spend at home. We all want to be able to enjoy the shorter days and longer nights from the comfort of our homes while we watch the season change. To truly enjoy this winter at home with peace of mind, you’ll want to complete a home maintenance checklist to […]
Uncategorized Prepare Your Home for Winter by Meaghan McGlynn As the days shorten, you can mitigate many mid-winter headaches with some preemptive prep. Proper weatherizing can help protect your home from preventable damage, save money on energy costs, and, most importantly, keep you and your loved ones safe and warm throughout the winter season. Here is a useful checklist to manage your weatherization project. […]
Uncategorized Are We in a Housing Recession? by Matthew Gardner This video is the latest in our Monday with Matthew series with Windermere Chief Economist Matthew Gardner. Each month, he analyzes the most up-to-date U.S. housing data to keep you well-informed about what’s going on in the real estate market.   Hello there, I’m Windermere’s Chief Economist Matthew Gardner and welcome to this month’s episode […]
Events Lavender Festival Sequim Lavender Festival Events The Sequim Lavender Festival will be hosted July 15th – July 17th Start the weekend off by visiting some of Sequim’s local lavender farms for a list of various lavender farms visit: http://www.lavenderfestival.com/sequim-2022-lavender-farms/ Music will be played at Carrie Blake Park for the lavender festival July 15th – July 17th. For […]
Events Fourth of July Events Fourth of July events in Sequim Washington.   July 4th from 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM Sequim City Band is Presenting “A Patriotic 4th of July Concert” in James Center for the Performing Arts at the Water Reuse Demonstration Site in north Carrie Blake Park located at  506 N. Blake Ave, Sequim WA Sequim, WA […]
Events Spring and Summer Events in Sequim Every Saturday from now through October 29th, 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM at Sequim Civic Center First of every month 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM at Venues Very throughout Sequim, visit https://sequimartwalk.com/ for more details. June 12, 2022 3:00 at James Center at the Water Reuse Site at Carrie Blake Park. Every Tuesday starting June 28th […]
Events Windermere Community Service Day 2022: Food Drive and Raffle Windermere Community Service Day Once a year, Windermere agents and staff dedicate a day of work to those in need. From senior centers to playgrounds, food banks, and more, these hands-on projects benefit a wide variety of community-based organizations. With more than one million hours of community service logged to date, we’re proud to continue […]
Windermere Living Windermere Living Spring 2022  
Selling Landscaping Tips That Can Increase Your Home’s Value When you own a home, there’s a natural desire to invest in landscaping projects that help beautify your yard. But for those who are preparing to sell, the emphasis should be on specific projects that boost your home’s curb appeal and add to its value. The following landscaping tips can help you position your home to […]
Buying Renting vs Buying: Which is better for you? Deciding whether to rent or buy can be a difficult decision, but with the right analysis, you can determine which is best for you. Knowing whether it’s the right time to rent or buy depends on your buying power, what you’re looking for in a home, your local market conditions, your plans for you and your household, […]
Selling Selling Your Home: Capital Gains Tax When you sell your home, you stand to receive an influx of cash. Though there are several costs associated with a home sale, you can likely still bank on the fact that you’ll be depositing a lump sum in the near future. But before you start planning how you’ll use the money or start looking for […]
Living Springtime Gardening Tips by Region This time of year, there is much to be done in the garden. Whether you tend to a few veggie plants, have a sprawling urban farm, or tend to a flourishing, flowering sanctuary, spring is a critical time of the year to focus on the health of your garden to keep it fertile heading into summer. Geography and […]