Windermere Real Estate, a real estate company founded and based in the Windermere neighborhood of Seattle, Washington, was founded by John W. Jacobi in 1972, when he purchased an eight-agent office. Still privately held, it is now the largest real estate company in the Pacific Northwest, with over 300 offices and 7,000 agents.

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  • Eastern Washington Real Estate Market Update

        ECONOMIC OVERVIEW Washington State finished the year on a high, with jobs continuing to be added across the region. Additionally, we are seeing decent growth in the area’s smaller cities and towns, which to date have not benefitted from the same robust growth as the larger metropolitan markets. Unemployment rates throughout the Eastern Washington region continue to drop and several market...

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  • Southern California Real Estate Market Update

      ECONOMIC OVERVIEW The markets covered by this report, which include Los Angeles, San Diego, San Bernardino, Orange, and Riverside Counties, added 279,600 new jobs between November 2015 and November 2016. With this shift toward “full employment”, the area’s unemployment rate dropped from 5.5% to 4.7%.   HOME SALES ACTIVITY There were a total of 46,075 home sales in the fourth quarter of ...

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  • 12 Tips for Making Your Bedroom Cozier

      At the end of a long day, your bedroom should be a sanctuary of comfort that welcomes you in. But, as a room that guests rarely see and in which homeowners spend most of their time with their eyes closed, its upkeep frequently gets pushed to the bottom of the to-do list. Thankfully, there are some little design tricks that can make a big difference. Turn your bedroom into a restful retreat wh...

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  • Windermere Donates $35,000 To Help #TackleHomelessness

      The regular football season is officially over, and while the Seahawks didn’t make it to the Super Bowl this year, they did take home the title of NFC West champs. We can think of a number of reasons to be proud of the Seahawks, but the biggest one for us is the $35,000 they helped us raise to #tacklehomelessness. As the Official Real Estate Company of the Seattle Seahawks, Windermere and th...

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  • Western Washington Real Estate Market Update

      ECONOMIC OVERVIEW Washington State finished the year on a high with jobs continuing to be added across the market. Additionally, we are seeing decent growth in the area’s smaller markets, which have not benefitted from the same robust growth as the larger metropolitan markets. Unemployment rates throughout the region continue to drop and the levels in the central Puget Sound region suggest ...

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  • Windermere Foundation Raises $2,246,829 in 2016

      The Windermere Foundation had another banner year in 2016, thanks to the continued support of Windermere franchise owners, agents, staff, and the community. Over $2.2 million was raised in 2016, which is an increase of seven percent over the previous year. This brings our total to over $33 million raised since the start of the Windermere Foundation in 1989. A large amount of the money raised...

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  • 6 Dramatic Bathroom Makeovers You Won’t Believe

      Maybe it’s that 1980s soaking tub with the giant surround, or maybe you’re prepping for resale, or perhaps an overhead flood is to blame. Maybe it’s just time for a change. Whatever the motivation behind them, bathroom renovations are one of the projects homeowners put the most effort and investment into. Here are 6 of the most dramatic before-and-after bathroom stories from Houzz, from budget-...

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  • Tiny Houses – A Big Trend

    If you are even a casual fan of TV channels like HGTV, you’re sure to have noticed our nation’s current real estate obsession: Tiny Houses. Tiny House living can offer more financial freedom, more mobility, a lower environmental footprint, and an emphasis on experience over stuff. People who have adopted this lifestyle typically want to live a simpler, more pared-down life, and the rest of us want...

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  • Artfully Organizing Your Bookshelf

      When it comes to organizing a bookshelf, there are a multitude of directions you can go. For example, a simple Pinterest search will turn up endless results of bookshelves stylishly organized by color, but what if that entails separating books from within a series? For some of us, that’s like separating our children. Ultimately, how you organize your bookshelf is a personal choice based on yo...

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  • How to Get Through the ‘Punch List’ Stage of Your Remodel

    When I say “punch” a house, I’m not talking about putting holes in your drywall. I’m referring to the writing of the “punch list,” which is created at the very end of a project and details any outstanding items that need to be taken care of. Punch lists are usually made continuously by your construction manager throughout the project to avoid a lengthy list at the end of the project. However, the...

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  • Windermere, Official Real Estate Company of the Seattle Seahawks Playoff Game Promo

    We are excited to announce that Windermere’s partnership with the Seattle Seahawks will be highlighted in a TV promotion for Saturday’s divisional playoff game between the Seattle Seahawks and the Atlanta Falcons. Starting Friday, January 13, watch for the promo on Q13 during their morning and evening news programs, and again leading up to the game. We’re proud to be the Official Real Estate Com...

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  • First Time Buyers, Millennials, and What to Expect in 2017

      I believe that the big story for the coming year will be first-time home buyers. Since they don’t need to sell before purchasing, their reemergence into the market ensures that sales will continue to increase, even while inventory is limited. Thirty-one percent of buyers currently in the real estate market are first-time buyers, but it would be more ideal if that figure was closer to 40 perce...

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  • Blinds or Curtains? Or Both? Top Things to Consider When Choosing Your Window Style

    Some rooms just need blinds, other rooms just need curtains, and then some rooms look best with both. But how do you decide which rooms need what? There are a number of factors to consider when you’re picking window treatments for rooms in your house, from price to insulation to style to orientation within the room.   Price Adding a combination of blinds and curtains on your windows may seem ...

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  • Inspired By Nature: Pantone 2017 Color of the Year

      Each year the Pantone Color Institute declares a color of the year that ultimately influences trends in all facets of design; including architecture, interior design, graphic design, and fashion. This year they chose Greenery which is shade #15-0343 in the Pantone color spectrum.     A symbol for fresh, new beginnings it also has a feeling that reflects the mindfulness of healthier food ...

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  • 6 Plumbing Hacks for Tiny Homes

      Small spaces can drive you crazy, especially if you need pipes in a compact bathroom, kitchen or laundry to run toilets, sinks and washing machines. Here are some must-know tips and tricks for your home’s high-traffic rooms to free up space for features and fixtures that need plumbing.   Plumbing Hacks 1: eat.bathe.live, original photo on Houzz   1. Tinker with the toilet. Many decorators...

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  • What’s In Store For The 2017 Seattle Housing Market?

      2016 was another stellar year for the Seattle housing market, in which a surplus of buyers and a deficit of sellers drove home prices higher across the board. So, can we expect to see more of the same in 2017? Here are some of my thoughts on the Seattle/King County housing market for the coming year:   Our market has benefited greatly from very healthy job growth, driven in no small part ...

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  • Hosting New Year's Eve at Home, with Style

    Invite a few close friends to ring in the New Year with an easy, intimate party at home.   Preparation Considering that New Year’s is a pretty hot-ticket holiday, it’d behoove you to let your friends know sooner rather than later that you’ll be hosting a party at your place. Paperless Post is a good alternative for those who don’t want to track down friends’ addresses, go out to buy a roll of...

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  • How to Live Through a Home Remodel

      If you’re thinking about remodeling or are about to break ground on your first renovation, odds are you probably know a bit about how the project is going to go. After all, you’ve watched a few TV shows, your cousin’s husband is a general contractor and the guy you sit close to at work tells you every detail of how his wet bar is coming together. So you pretty much know all there is to know, ri...

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  • Make Your Home Safe for the Holidays

      With all the cheer and celebration at this time of year, it’s hard to believe anything bad could happen. However, statistics show there’s a significant increase in home-related accidents, fires, and burglaries around the holidays. To protect your family, friends and property, heed these six suggestions:   Keep walkways, driveways and decks free of slippery ice or moss. Have your fireplac...

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  • 10 Projects to Start at Home Over a Holiday Weekend

    Putting photos into albums, tidying your closet, making holiday gifts — a long holiday weekend can be the perfect time to tackle a project you’ve been wanting to get to but just haven’t had time for. Here are 10 ideas for home projects that are doable over a long weekend, from changing a light fixture to framing a treasured family recipe.   Home Projects 1: Titan Homes, original photo on Houzz...

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  • Perspectives: 2017 Forecast

    Well, it’s December; the time of year when we look to our crystal ball and offer our housing market predictions for the coming year. And by crystal ball we mean Windermere’s Chief Economist, Matthew Gardner, who has been travelling up and down the West Coast giving his annual forecast to a variety of real estate and financial organizations. Last month’s surprising election results have created som...

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  • How to Step Up Your Entry Design With a New Welcome Mat

    Right before the guests ring the doorbell or give the front door an old-fashioned knock, they step on your welcome mat. This mat serves two purposes: catching debris and adding style. Here are some ideas for how to give this entry detail a refresh before the hustle and bustle of the holiday season begin.   Welcome Mat 1: Caela McKeever, original photo on Houzz   Say Hello A lettered mat can...

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  • Spreading Holiday Cheer this Season

      Our Windermere offices really love the holiday season. It’s a time when they can get together to collect food, host holiday events, and raise money to help those in need in their communities. From putting together Thanksgiving meals, to hosting food drives and auctions, our agents really get into the spirit of giving. Here are just a few of the events taking place throughout our network durin...

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  • Holiday Décor Trend: White-on-White Luxe

      From a stunning mantel display to an elegant table setting, you can capture the magic of the holiday season in festive touches that are certain to make your home even more merry and memorable. The white-on-white design trend is definitely at the top of most luxury designers’ lists these days, and this extends to Christmas décor, as well. For some stylish inspiration, take a cue from these bea...

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  • Windermere Sponsors Pac-12 Championship Game

    We are excited to announce that Windermere is a sponsor of the Pac-12 championship game, which will see Washington take on Colorado on Friday, December 2. Our sponsorship is highlighted in a TV promo that will air on Q13 during the Friday morning and afternoon news, and again right before the game. We’re proud to sponsor such an exciting match-up, which will hopefully end with the Huskies bringi...

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