Kingston Living

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Greater Kingston Area Events to Enjoy Every Year

The greater Kingston area, which includes Port Gamble, Suquamish, Indianola, Hansville, and Kingston, is home to many fun annual and recurring events. Here is a list to give you an idea of what this vibrant community offers in terms of festivals, live music, outdoor activities, and more. Annual Events in Spring and Summer  Story Walk: […]

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Kitsap’s Market: First Quarter, 2022

Kitsap County’s real estate market had a solid first quarter. In 2021, we saw strong buyer demand and low inventory, and that continues to be the case. It’s still a seller’s market, with many homes continuing to sell above the asking price.  We’ve compiled key highlights and market trends below.  And, if you have any […]

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New Agent Spotlight: Alexandra Harkins

A strong work ethic, excellent interpersonal skills, and a passion for real estate make Alexandra Harkins the perfect fit for many home buyers and sellers. She’s a lifelong local and recently joined our Windermere Kingston team. Learn about her interesting background, her approach to real estate, and more in our Q&A. What unique professional skills […]

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Easy Ways to Volunteer and Connect to Kitsap’s Community

Want to connect to Kitsap’s community and volunteer in a fun, easy way? Helping a Kitsap County non-profit is a great way to meet new people, enjoy time with friends or family members, and even learn something new.  Volunteer in Kingston Heronswood Garden Run by the Port Gamble S’Klallam Tribe, this botanical paradise works to […]

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Spring Gardening Tips

Here in the Pacific Northwest, we take our sunshine seriously, and we’re really looking forward to spring. If you’re new to gardening or want to step up your game, here are some helpful tips to make sure it becomes a blooming sensation. 1. Placement Matters Be sure to plant everything in the proper place according […]

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Enjoy a Fun Night Out in North Kitsap

If this winter weather is getting you down, shake things up with a night out in North Kitsap. From excellent food and drink options to live music and creative activities, there are many fun things to do here. Check out these unique suggestions below. Enjoy Wine, Food, and Live Music at d’Vine Wines A popular […]

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Fourth Quarter Market Review for Kitsap County

Looking for the latest information about Kitsap County’s real estate market? This market update gives you fourth quarter stats, an overview of the last five quarters, and some important insights from Windermere’s Chief Economist, Matthew Gardner. As was expected, our local market slowed down as we entered the holiday season. There are still many eager […]

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Costly Mistakes to Avoid When Selling Your Home

Selling a home can often be a confusing, stressful process. Legal jargon and selling costs can make it challenging and time-intensive for the average seller. And, mistakes made during this process can eat away at your hard work. The good news is, you can avoid these costly pitfalls so that it goes as smoothly as […]

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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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