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 […]
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 […]
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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 […]
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 […]
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 […]