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November 26th, 2014

Oregon and Southwest Washington Real Estate Market Update

Written by Josh Scott

Regional Economics Job growth in the Oregon and Southwest Washington markets in third quarter saw an annual increase of 2.5 percent. Growth was most robust in Clackamas County, where employment grew by 5.7 percent (8,100 jobs). This was followed by Deschutes County which grew by 5.4% (3,570 jobs), and Clark County rounded …

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November 24th, 2014

Are cool places and unique spaces your thing? Follow us on Instagram!

Written by Josh Scott

We’re excited to introduce Windermere’s new Instagram account! @WindermereRE features luxury homes, unique spaces, Windermere events, community projects, and more. Stay up to date with us in a fun new way and tag us in your Windermere-related photos. We’re also excited to roll out #milliondollarlisting …

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November 21st, 2014

‘Tis the season to be grateful

Written by Josh Scott

With Thanksgiving just around the corner, many of us will reflect upon this past year and remind ourselves of what we are thankful for in our lives. It’s also a time when many of us get together and work towards helping those that have not been so fortunate. This season, our Windermere Real Estate offices and agents …

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November 21st, 2014

‘Tis the season to be grateful

Written by Josh Scott

With Thanksgiving just around the corner, many of us will reflect upon this past year and remind ourselves of what we are thankful for in our lives. It’s also a time when many of us get together and work towards helping those that have not been so fortunate. This season, our Windermere Real Estate offices and agents …

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November 20th, 2014

Western Washington I 2014 Third Quarter Market Update

Written by Josh Scott

Regional Economics At first glance, the third quarter employment growth rate in Western Washington appears to be very healthy, with a substantial 62,520 jobs added since a year ago. For comparison purposes, the state as a whole grew by 2.5 percent and employment country-wide rose by two percent. Despite what appears to …

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November 18th, 2014

Add Some Sparkle to Your Holidays with Gilded Décor

Written by Josh Scott

In October we started to see gold amongst our pumpkins, but this fall get ready for all gold everything. From gilded pears to golden leaves, there’s something here for everyone. Gilded Pears – Use real or fake pears, whichever you prefer, spray paint gold, and allow them to dry completely. You can add little …

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November 11th, 2014

Windermere Foundation Quarterly Report

Written by Josh Scott

Thanks to the generosity of donors like you, the Windermere Foundation was able to provide over one million dollars in support during the first three quarters of this year to social service organizations that helped hundreds of families meet basic needs. Programs which benefit children and youth continue to receive a significant …

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November 11th, 2014

Windermere Foundation Quarterly Report

Written by Josh Scott

Thanks to the generosity of donors like you, the Windermere Foundation was able to provide over one million dollars in support during the first three quarters of this year to social service organizations that helped hundreds of families meet basic needs. Programs which benefit children and youth continue to receive a significant …

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November 7th, 2014

Announcing the Winner of the Community Service Day Southwest Facebook Challenge!

Written by Josh Scott

On October 17, Windermere offices in California, Nevada, Arizona, and Colorado all took a day off from selling homes to help make a difference in their local communities. Our offices were challenged to share photos and videos from their community service day event on the Windermere Real Estate Facebook page, and in …

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November 5th, 2014

Design Trends That Sell New Homes

Written by Josh Scott

Are you drawn to new construction homes? As a homeowner, do you ever wonder what design trends are most appealing to buyers? Well, at the Windermere Builder Solutions breakfast yesterday, agents from throughout the Seattle area came together to discuss the features and trends that are drawing buyers to new homes. The highlight …

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