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March 4th, 2015

Oregon and Southwest Washington Real Estate Market Update

Written by Josh Scott

Windermere Real Estate is proud to partner with Gardner Economics on this analysis of the Oregon and Southwest Washington real estate market. This report is designed to offer insight into the realities of the housing market. Numbers alone do not always give an accurate picture of local economic conditions; therefore our …

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February 26th, 2015

Western Washington Real Estate Market Update

Written by Josh Scott

Windermere Real Estate is proud to partner with Gardner Economics on this analysis of the Western Washington real estate market. This report is designed to offer insight into the realities of the housing market. Numbers alone do not always give an accurate picture of local economic conditions; therefore our goal is to provide …

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February 25th, 2015

Windermere Foundation 2014 Year in Review

Written by Josh Scott

This past year, the Windermere Foundation had a milestone anniversary, celebrating 25 years of supporting programs and organizations that provide shelter, clothing, children’s programs, emergency assistance, and other services to low-income and homeless families. What started in 1989 as a grassroots foundation serving …

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February 25th, 2015

Windermere Foundation 2014 Year in Review

Written by Josh Scott

This past year, the Windermere Foundation had a milestone anniversary, celebrating 25 years of supporting programs and organizations that provide shelter, clothing, children’s programs, emergency assistance, and other services to low-income and homeless families. What started in 1989 as a grassroots foundation serving …

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February 19th, 2015

Your Favorite Space Could Win You $500 From Porch.com

Written by Josh Scott

Last week we launched our #OdeToMyAbode photo contest and the pics of people’s favorite rooms and spaces are really quite inspiring. There’s still time for you to post a photo of your favorite space for a chance to win $500 in home improvement services from Porch.com. Just go here, or post it to Twitter or Instagram …

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February 16th, 2015

February Perspectives

Written by Josh Scott

If you’re in the market to buy or sell a home, or you’re just a real estate junkie at heart, you may have heard the term “months supply” used by real estate agents or the media when discussing the housing market. For example, right now there’s about a 1.4 month supply of homes for sale in King …

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February 11th, 2015

6 Essential Steps to Pet-Proofing Your Home

Written by Josh Scott

This article originally appeared on Porch.com Written by Holly King    Bringing a pet into your home can be a source of great joy, but it’s also a huge responsibility. Not only do you have to feed these furry fellas, take them out for exercise, and bring them to regular vet screenings, you are …

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February 9th, 2015

Join Our #OdeToMyAbode Photo Contest

Written by Josh Scott

  Everyone knows that Valentine’s Day is a day in which we express our affection for those we love. But at Windermere, we don’t think it should stop there. People often feel a deep sense of love for their homes, as well. Do you have a favorite space in your home that you consider your sanctuary? Or a room …

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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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