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Guide to Throwing the Ultimate Stress-Free Summer BBQ

By Bella Chaffey | July 21, 2019

  Summer weather in the Greater Seattle area seems to finally be breaking through! With summer weather comes backyard BBQ’s – we want to help make your BBQ’s as fun and stress-free as possible. Below are seven of our top stress-free backyard BBQ tips:     Prep food before your guests arrive and have plenty […]

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Previewing Homes

By Bella Chaffey | January 9, 2020

  As many home owners and real estate agents know, previewing homes is a vital part of our business. We need to know what is on the market and not just view images of the properties on the MLS but actually tour them. We try and do a few hectic hours of previewing at least […]

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5 Small Towns Near Seattle to Visit This Summer

By Bella Chaffey | July 4, 2019

  Looking for some weekend or day trips near home to take this summer? Below are five excellent choices and some reasons why!     1. Leavenworth: Leavenworth is not only a winter wonderland, but also a fabulous summer destination! The downtown offers fun shops and delicious Bavarian food, while a little further out offers […]

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Local Market Update – March 2020

By Bella Chaffey | March 11, 2020

The novel coronavirus (COVID-19) has not yet dampened demand in the housing market. Traffic at open houses remains heavy. Buyers who had waited last year for a drop in prices have now seen several months of home prices increases. With demand far outstripping supply and record low interest rates, the market heading into spring looks […]

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The Gardner Report – Fourth Quarter 2019

By Bella Chaffey | January 29, 2020

  The following analysis of the Western Washington real estate market is provided by Windermere Real Estate Chief Economist, Matthew Gardner. We hope that this information may assist you with making better-informed real estate decisions. For further information about the housing market in your area, please don’t hesitate to contact your Windermere agent.   ECONOMIC […]