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December 19th, 2014

Making Memories: Fun holiday traditions for you and your family

Written by Josh Scott

Get Outdoors! Just because it’s winter doesn’t mean the great outdoors are off limits! Even if you don’t ski or snowboard, there’s still plenty to do outside. Sledding, ice-skating, and carriage riding are great places to start. Plus, it’ll give you a reason to cozy up inside with hot cocoa …

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December 18th, 2014

No Child Should Have to Sleep Outside

Written by Josh Scott

  A few weeks ago the Windermere Foundation was approached with a remarkable opportunity to support the #NoChildSleepsOutside campaign, which is trying to raise $250,000 by December 23 to open a crisis-response winter night shelter for homeless families in Seattle. The Windermere Foundation …

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December 18th, 2014

No Child Should Have to Sleep Outside

Written by Josh Scott

  A few weeks ago the Windermere Foundation was approached with a remarkable opportunity to support the #NoChildSleepsOutside campaign, which is trying to raise $250,000 by December 23 to open a crisis-response winter night shelter for homeless families in Seattle. The Windermere Foundation was able to contribute …

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December 16th, 2014

December Perspectives

Written by Josh Scott

A few weeks ago, we heard a term that was new to us: “emerging adulthood.” It was defined as the life stage where young adults in their 20s take time to find themselves. Otherwise known as the time when kids graduate from college and move home because they don’t know what the heck they want to do with …

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December 11th, 2014

Preparing Your Home for a Winter Wonderland

Written by Josh Scott

As they say, winter is coming, and while it is tempting to curl up and hibernate in bed for the next few months, you shouldn’t put off these important home maintenance duties. Clean and check the gutters: While you are on the roof hanging holiday lights, make sure your gutters are clear of leaves, secured to the …

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December 4th, 2014

Why Not White Marble?

Written by Josh Scott

Are you thinking about replacing your kitchen or bathroom countertops? The choices are endless; tile, granite, soap stone, wood, or maybe marble? White marble often gets a bad rap because it’s a more porous metamorphic stone than most (which means it’s prone to stains and scratches), but we beg to differ, and …

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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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