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Our Community Involvement in 2021

Community involvement is one of our core values, so we thought we would share how our Windermere Kingston office has supported and invested in our wonderful community this year. By sharing this information, we hope it spreads awareness about these great events and nonprofits. Local Events In the spring, we helped with Community Kitchen, a […]

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What to Examine When Touring a Home

Before purchasing a home, touring it and examining every inch of it is essential. Although it may be tempting to focus on its beautiful features, it is important to keep often overlooked aspects in mind. This will really help you in the long run.  Cracked Walls and Floors A tiny crack in the drywall here […]

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5 of Kitsap’s New Eateries You Need to Try

In case you missed our social media coverage, we’ve been featuring great, local eateries that have opened during the pandemic. We wanted to highlight them all in one place so you can fully appreciate their unique stories. It was such a joy to chat with all of these local small business owners and we hope […]

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Third Quarter Review for North Kitsap’s Market

Our North Kitsap real estate market continues to grow more competitive for buyers. Read on for key highlights about our strong seller’s market. Our Competitive Seller’s Market North Kitsap’s inventory is now lower than this time last year and demand is consistently high. With the new remote working norm, the greener pastures of Kitsap living […]

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5 Fall DIY Decor Ideas

Celebrate the season by making your home feel more festive with these fun, fall DIY decor projects. Take a trip to your local craft store, carve out a bit of time, and before you know it, your home will be filled with autumn’s vibrance.  DIY Chalkboard Pumpkins You know the drill this season: pumpkin lattes, […]

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5 Excellent Playgrounds in Kitsap County

Kitsap County is home to so many great playgrounds. Here are some of our favorites to check out with the little ones in your life.  KidsUp! Playground, Battle Point Park, Bainbridge Island   Kitsap’s new place for fun, this playground, centered around a ferry boat-themed structure, opened on September 4, 2021. Replacing the ever-popular wooden […]

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Declutter and Downsize to Simplify Your Life

Whether you’re a homeowner who’s ready to downsize or you’d really like to get reorganized and clear out extra stuff, we have some helpful tips for you. Even with an enthusiastic approach, starting the process of decluttering or working toward a more simplified life can feel overwhelming. But with our advice below, you’ll be able […]

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Easy Summer Dinner Party Recipes

Summer is the perfect time to host a dinner party so we’ve compiled some delicious recipes that are sure to please a variety of guests. We’ve included ideas for appetizers, desserts, and everything in between, using seasonal ingredients like basil, watermelon, raspberries, and blackberries.  Appetizers Eggplant Parm Bites   Enjoy the Italian taste of eggplant […]

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Second Quarter Review for North Kitsap’s Market

Data for the second quarter is out, and North Kitsap’s real estate market exceeded our expectations. Below you’ll find a list of key highlights with helpful insights to keep you informed about our local market. Our Strong Seller’s Market Our inventory remains low and demand remains high. Remote work is now a prevalent part of […]

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7 DIY Projects to Increase Curb Appeal

DIY landscaping projects are a lot of fun and very rewarding. They also increase your home’s curb appeal. What exactly is “curb appeal”? To put it simply, it’s the general attractiveness of a property from the sidewalk, and a prospective buyer’s initial impression. Whether you’re thinking of selling or you’re simply wanting an updated look, […]

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