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Buy Before You Sell: Bridge Loan FAQs

If you’re a homeowner thinking of selling in order to buy a new home, you may want to consider using a bridge loan. Curious about the positives and negatives of this financing option? Read on to find out. We’ve answered your frequently asked questions below. What is a bridge loan? As a homebuyer, a bridge […]

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Fun Father’s Day Activities

Celebrate the dads in your life in the most memorable way possible with a fun, local event or activity. Whether you are excited to spend time with your dad, stepdad, grandfather, or any paternal figure, this day offers a heartfelt opportunity to show appreciation and love. Choosing activities that cater to his interests and hobbies […]

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New Agent Spotlight: Michelle Elsom

Michelle Elsom has lived in Kitsap County for over thirty years, and her local expertise has already benefitted her clients. We’re so glad she joined our Windermere Kingston office, and we connected with her to learn more about her interesting background. What drew you to real estate?  There wasn’t one thing that made me land […]

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Memorable Mother’s Day Activities in North Kitsap

Celebrating Mother’s Day is a wonderful opportunity to show all of the moms in our lives how much we appreciate them. Whether they are our own mothers, grandmothers, stepmothers, or motherly figures, they impact us in so many ways. Below are some special activities in North Kitsap to make it a memorable day.  Mother’s Day […]

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Questions to Ask When Buying a New Construction Home

While buying a new construction home is an exciting opportunity, it’s still important to do your homework beforehand. New homes come with all the latest and greatest appliances, building materials, and modern features. But just because a house is brand new, doesn’t mean it’s perfect. As a buyer, you need to do a home inspection […]

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Shop and Dine in Port Gamble

What Port Gamble lacks in size, it definitely makes up for in history and charm. With the perfect spots to find unique gifts and satisfy your sweet tooth, make sure to check out these local businesses. Each one is located in a historic building, so don’t miss the outdoor signs to learn more about the […]

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Spring Home Maintenance & Cleaning Hacks

Longer days and warmer weather are ahead! Now is a good time to evaluate your home and tackle outdoor projects. Saying goodbye to the damp, cold winter months also means taking action to address the aftereffects of all those gray and gloomy days. The following spring home maintenance and cleaning hacks will help you better […]

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Increase Your Home’s Resale Value with These Updates

Considering the value of a home project with its potential return on investment is a smart move for any homeowner. In fact, there are many ways to increase your home’s resale value. Each year, the trade publication Remodeling releases a Cost vs. Value report. The 2023 report examined over 150 markets in the United States. […]

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Delicious Winter Recipes & Local Grab-and-Go Meals

There’s nothing like a satisfying meal that warms you up in winter. Whether you’re craving comfort food or something a bit more fancy, we’ve gathered a range of delicious winter recipes that are sure to be crowd-pleasers. We also have many tasty grab-and-go meal options in Kitsap County, so we’ve included some of those as […]

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Regional Holiday Activities & Light Displays

December is such a magical time of year. Luckily, there are many ways to celebrate in our area. We’ve compiled a list of some light displays, festivals, events, and activities to check out.  Holiday Light Displays Light Display at Mike Wallace Park This waterfront light display is a hometown favorite right here in Kingston. Every […]

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