Windermere Blog

Your Complete Guide to Home Appraisals
Mon, 21 Oct 2019

Appraisals are used as a reliable, independent valuation of a tract of land and the structure on it, whether it’s a house or a skyscraper. Designed to protect buyers, sellers, and lending in... Read More

Our Favorite Real Estate Podcasts
Wed, 16 Oct 2019

Podcasts are a growing medium as listeners search for new sources of entertainment and information. In 2018 there were about 550,000 podcasts, in 2019 there are more than 750,000. Listeners are gr... Read More

Keeping Families Warm from Head to Toe
Mon, 14 Oct 2019

Windermere is in its fourth season of helping #TackleHomelessness with the Seattle Seahawks! Each year, as part of that campaign, Windermere hosts a “We’ve Got You Covered” wint... Read More

Designing Your Rental To Feel Like Home
Wed, 09 Oct 2019

Stylizing your own home can be a daunting but rewarding challenge. When you own your living space, it's easy to feel a sense of ownership over every piece of your design. But for renters, the ch... Read More

Prepare Your Home for Winter
Mon, 07 Oct 2019

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, mo... Read More

5 Deal Breakers That Can Blindside Home Buyers
Wed, 02 Oct 2019

Purchasing a home can be a complex endeavor for even the most well-prepared home buyer. You’ve diligently saved for your down payment, followed the market, researched agents and now you are... Read More

10 Tips to Minimize Stress When Selling Your Home
Mon, 30 Sep 2019 11:15:00 -0700

When I was growing up, my family must have moved a dozen times. After the first few moves, we had it down to a science: timed out, scheduled, down to the last box. Despite our best efforts, plan... Read More

The Impact of Staging Your Home
Wed, 25 Sep 2019

For more than 20 years, the benefits of staging a home have been well documented. Numerous studies show that staging helps sell a home faster and for a higher price. According to the National Associ... Read More

Benefits, Risks and Things to Consider Before You Add an Accessory Dwelling Unit to Your Home
Mon, 23 Sep 2019

Have you ever rented the unit in someone’s basement? Maybe your spouse’s mother moved into your “Mother-In-Law Unit” above your garage? Or have you ever travelled and staye... Read More

Windermere is Now on Spotify!
Thu, 19 Sep 2019

Americans spend about 32 hours a week listening to music, and for Millennials that number is even higher. Since so many activities connected to our homes are enhanced by music, we want to fuel the... Read More