Langley Village, Whidbey Island, Washington

Langley Village

Langley is known for its unique specialty shops and galleries, showcasing amazing local artisan talent. From the lovely greenery of Bayview Farm & Garden to seaside-inspired jewelry and home décor at Foamy Wader, Langley has something for everyone! Want to try your own hand at some specialty art? Visit Callahan’s Firehouse for a cup of […]

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Nature's Halloween decorations, Whidbey Island, Spiders, Spider web

Natures Halloween Decorations

Dun dun. Dun dun. Dun dun….  They’re here….. nature’s Halloween decoration… It’s Spider Season! It comes without fail every year. In what feels like a blink of an eye every tree, bush, and building corner is covered in shiny interwoven silk with a beady-eyed creature lurking somewhere nearby. If you’re like most people, this is probably […]

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Ebey's landing, Windermere, Real Estate, Whidbey Island, Land

Ebeys Landing

In 1850, local history was made on the shores of Whidbey Island when Isaac Ebey landed on a rocky westside beach and became the first official white settler on the island. With an entire island to choose from, Ebey couldn’t have done much better than the pristine pastureland of what is now known as Ebey’s […]

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Down payment

How Long Does it Take to Save For a Down Payment?

Saving enough money for a down payment on your first home can be one of the biggest obstacles to homeownership. Depending on your circumstance you might need anywhere from 3% – 20%. Speaking with a reputable local lender will help you find out exactly what your percentage will be. But how long should it take, […]

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Downtown Langley

Downtown Langley

On the southern side of Whidbey Island along the Saratoga Passage lies the lovely little town of Langley. With a population of just over 1,000, this quaint town is home to a creative culture and endless entertainment. Established in 1891, Langley served as South Whidbey’s trading center for all types of goods with the wharf […]

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4 Online Resources That will Blow Your Mind!

…and help when buying vacant land on Whidbey Island. ICGeo This is a sophisticated GIS mapping tool for Island County that can show layers and layers of geographically specific data overlaid on a map. Just turn on the layers of data you are interested in and search till your heart is content! Island County Public […]

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Is the Oak Harbor Housing Market Getting Squishy?

Written by: Kristen Stavros 16 September 2021 There is a general feeling amongst brokers that the Oak Harbor market has softened up just a bit. As Branch Manager and Co-owner of Windermere Whidbey Island I pay close attention to what my brokers are seeing and feeling out there in the market. When I begin to […]

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Rainy Days: A Whole New Perspective

Rainy Days: A Whole New Perspective

Do you find that these rainy days bring you down? Or do you find the excitement of your day “rained” on? We’ve made some suggestions below that may have you looking forward to the next rainy day we have on Whidbey Island! Don’t worry, these activities cater to everyone. Give them a chance and you […]

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Must watch movies and shows filmed on Whidbey

Must Watch Movies and Shows Filmed on Whidbey

Perhaps the chill in the air has you finding yourself spending more time in doors these days now that summer is over  and you are wondering what there is to do? ‌  ‌ By‌ ‌far‌ ‌the‌ ‌most‌ ‌common‌ ‌entertainment‌ ‌strategy‌ ‌has‌ ‌been‌ ‌finding‌ ‌shows‌ ‌and‌ ‌movies‌ ‌to‌ ‌watch!‌ ‌ Online‌ ‌streaming‌ ‌has‌ ‌been‌ ‌a‌ ‌lifesaver‌ ‌for‌ […]

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