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January 27th, 2015

Who Needs Super Bowl Tickets With These Man Caves?

Written by Josh Scott

Do you have an unfinished room in your house that you just can’t decide what to do with? Finishing that space not only adds square footage to your home, but value too. With the Super Bowl only days away, you might consider turning that empty room into the ideal spot for watching the big game. The ultimate man caves …

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January 24th, 2015

5 Easy Ways to Increase Your Home's Resale Value

Written by Josh Scott

    This article originally appeared on Porch.com Written by Judith Burzell   Are you getting ready to sell your home? Do you want to get it sold quickly, and for the price you want? Did you know that most buyers form their first impression of your home within minutes of first seeing it? Years ago sellers …

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January 15th, 2015

Another Slam Dunk for Husky Hoops Half-Time Fundraiser Show

Written by Josh Scott

Since 1989, a portion of the proceeds from every home purchased or sold through Windermere Real Estate is donated to the Windermere Foundation. The Foundation uses these donations to provide funding to programs that support low-income and homeless families in our communities. One event that we have supported over the past …

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January 15th, 2015

Another Slam Dunk for Husky Hoops Half-Time Fundraiser Show

Written by Josh Scott

Since 1989, a portion of the proceeds from every home purchased or sold through Windermere Real Estate is donated to the Windermere Foundation. The Foundation uses these donations to provide funding to programs that support low-income and homeless families in our communities. One event that we have supported over the past …

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January 13th, 2015

Back To The Future: 2015 Home Technology Trends

Written by Josh Scott

This past weekend in Las Vegas, NV the International CES (Consumer Electronics Show) tradeshow took place. Your inner geek is going to freak out when you see some of the things that were shown. Life Improvement: Wearable technology is all the rage right now and there was no shortage of evidence of this at the tradeshow. …

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January 9th, 2015

New Year, New Start

Written by Josh Scott

The New Year is a great time for renewal, and there’s no reason why your home shouldn’t share in this time of rejuvenation. Here are a few ideas to give your home - and your spirits - a lift as you move forward in 2015. Get organized One change that might make a big difference in your life is organizing your …

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January 6th, 2015

2015 Is the Year Millennials Start Buying Homes

Written by Josh Scott

Millennials, who make up one-third of the population in the States, haven’t been buying homes at the same rate as previous generations of young people. Due to the Great Recession, college grads have had a hard time finding jobs and an even harder time getting mortgages with their not-so-great credit scores. …

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December 30th, 2014

Ring in the New Year right! Party inspiration and home décor ideas

Written by Josh Scott

New Year’s Eve is the one-day each year where you can incorporate as many sparkles and as much confetti as your heart desires. In fact, we’re pretty sure that New Year’s Eve is the quintessential holiday for glitter. Whether your plans involve throwing a party or attending one, here are some creative ideas …

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December 24th, 2014

Windermere Offices Make Christmas a Little Brighter for Those in Need

Written by Josh Scott

When people come together and rally for a good cause, they can accomplish great things. And it’s that spirit of giving and compassion that makes the holidays such a special time of the year. It’s also a favorite time of year for many of our Windermere offices with “all hands on deck” as owners, agents, …

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December 24th, 2014

Windermere Offices Make Christmas a Little Brighter for Those in Need

Written by Josh Scott

When people come together and rally for a good cause, they can accomplish great things. And it’s that spirit of giving and compassion that makes the holidays such a special time of the year. It’s also a favorite time of year for many of our Windermere offices with “all hands on deck” as owners, agents, …

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