Real Estate

  5 Most Affordable Neighborhoods Near Oak Harbor & NAS Whidbey Watching today’s housing market is like reliving a supply and demand lesson straight out of your High School Macroeconomics class. Home prices continue to rise due to the sheer lack of homes for sale on Whidbey Island. Especially in the lower price points $400,000 and below. Here are 5 of the most affordable neighborhoods within […]
  Where Have All the Houses Gone? In today’s housing market, it seems harder than ever to find a home to buy. Before the health crisis hit us a year ago, there was already a shortage of homes for sale. When many homeowners delayed their plans to sell at the same time that more buyers aimed to take advantage of record-low mortgage […]
  Q1 2021 – Quarterly Report Stats Q1, 2021- Quarterly Stats by Windermere Whidbey Island   Download the PDF version!   You Might Also Like:
  Matthew Gardner Presentation: 2021 On March 31, 2021, we hosted a live virtual event where we invited Matthew Gardener Windermere’s leading economist, to present an economic review and Forecast for our local Whidbey Island real estate market. You may be asking yourself, “who is Matthew Gardner or why should I listen to what he has to say?” Why We […]
  Monthly Stats: March 2021
  How to Sell Your Home for Top Dollar By now you’ve probably heard every REALTOR® you know yelling from the rooftops, We need more inventory!!! “Now is the time to sell!” While that is definitely true, buyers are more selective now than ever. You need a strategy to ensure you hit the market at your very best! In order to sell your home […]
  5 Things Every Septic Owner Needs A Drain Snake Don’t kill your system with Drano! Hair clogs happen. Instead of pouring caustic Drano into your plumbing (which can actually cause damage to pipes and will kill your septic system) try this super cheap (less than $2 each) and easy drain snake that works in seconds. This tool coupled with prevention (see […]
  Monthly Stats: February 2021
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  Black History Month Black History Month Began In 1915, American historian Carter G. Woodson and minister Jesse E. Moorland founded what is now the Association for the Study of African American Life and History® (ASALH) to recognize and celebrate the accomplishments of African Americans and to encourage studying the history of Black people. In 1926, the ASALH debuted what […]
  Buying Vacant Land on Whidbey Island If you have always dreamed of building your own home, choosing your own layout, selecting dream finishes, and want all your desires in a home met then you will be looking for vacant land. This is a completely different world than buying a preexisting home where there is complete certainty when it comes to electricity, […]
  How to Become a Licensed Real Estate Broker in Washington   Pick a school and do your 90 hours of course work. At Windermere, we recommend Rockwell Institute because it is consistent and has proven success at getting people prepared to pass the exam. Current cost $489 (January 2021). HOT TIP: There is an add on to get sample exams and extra cramming practice. GET […]
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  Q3 2020 Quarterly Report Stats Q3, 2020 – Quarterly Stats by Whidbey Communications
  Moving with Pets We all know moving can be stressful… but have you stopped to consider how a move can affect your pets? Here are a couple of suggestions to consider while moving to help make the transition easier on both you and your pets. Contact Your Vet: Let your pets’ vet know that you will be moving. […]
  Drinking Water on Whidbey Island Where Does Your Drinking Water on Whidbey Island Come From? WATER IS A PRECIOUS COMMODITY As Whidbey’s premier real estate brokerage, Windermere agents get asked about our Island’s drinking water A LOT! Why? Water is a precious commodity, and one of the essentials of life. Knowing where your water comes from should be a primary […]
  2019 Annual Report 2019 Annual Report Download by Windermere Whidbey Island
  Winterize Winterize Have you been outside lately? There has not been a coatless day in WEEKS and the trees downtown are one harsh wind away from officially being bare.   The point is…it’s cold.   We all know the drill here. We put away our summertime flip flops in exchange for wool socks and thick boots. […]
  Making a Memorable Home Making a Memorable Home   Fresh out of college she had little desire to decorate or apply much effort to her home. She figured, “if it’s not functional, it’s not needed.” That all changed when her best friend, a former beauty queen, moved in with her. “Everything was moved! Books were realigned to look nice, […]
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