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Bellevue News Local Market Update January 2020 2019 ended with too many buyers chasing too few homes. December marked the sixth straight month of declining supply. The severe shortage of homes, historically low interest rates, and strong job growth are predicted to keep the local housing market strong in 2020. In a region starved for inventory, sellers can expect significant interest in […]
Bellevue News 2019/20 Windermere Eastside Foundation Grants
Bellevue News Windermere Launches “All In, for you” Branding Campaign Windermere Real Estate has officially launched a new branding campaign on the heels of the company’s brand refresh that was completed in 2018. The “All in, for you” campaign is the next step in bringing the refreshed Windermere brand to life by amplifying the company’s unique “why”. Told, in part, through stories generated by actual Windermere agents, the […]
Bellevue News Weekend Open Houses 3/15-3/18/19 Tap or click photo for a list of our weekend Open Houses
Bellevue News Eastside Market Update Video March 2019
Bellevue News Eastside Market Update March 2019 Full Report The spring home buying season started early this year. Open houses had increased attendance and bidding wars returned. After months of softening, home prices in most of the region jumped significantly from the prior month. With just one month of data, we’ll have to wait and see if this is the start of a longer […]
Bellevue News More Than a Yard: Finding the Right Home for Your Pooch For many house hunters, a dream home isn’t complete without being a good fit for the family dog. Some might see the fenced in yard, and consider the box checked. However, if you are looking for your next home, you may want to look a little deeper to be sure the fit is right before […]
Bellevue News Eastside Market Update February 2019 January brought more good news for homebuyers. Prices were down, inventory was up and interest rates hovered near a nine-month low. Those factors drove more buyers into the market and resulted in an uptick in sales for the month. We’ll see how this transitioning market evolves as we head into the prime Spring home buying […]
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Bellevue News Weekend Open Houses 2/1-2/3/19 Tap or click photo for a list of our weekend Open Houses Looks like the first weekend of February is showing signs of a busy month. WBC agents brought five new listings to the market this week and are hosting 17 open houses this weekend. For a complete list of MLS#s, addresses, and features, tap […]
Bellevue News The Gardner Report Q4 2018| Western Washington The following analysis of the Western Washington real estate market is provided by Windermere Real Estate Chief Economist Matthew Gardner. We hope that this information may assist you with making better-informed real estate decisions. For further information about the housing market in your area, please don’t hesitate to contact your Windermere Agent.  ECONOMIC OVERVIEW The […]
Bellevue News Windermere Foundation Surpasses $38 Million in Total Donations Raised   2018 concluded with another great year of fundraising and giving for the Windermere Foundation, thanks to the continued support of Windermere franchise owners, agents, staff, and the community. Nearly $2.5 million was raised in 2018, bringing our grand total to over $38 million raised since the Foundation’s inception in 1989! During the past year, nearly $1.9 […]
Bellevue News Tips for Moving into a Smaller Home as a Senior By Michael Longsdon For many seniors, there comes a time when the expense and upkeep of a big home no longer seem realistic. All of your kids have moved out, and suddenly, your multi-bedroom house feels excessively large and empty. Plus, it may be difficult to keep up with mortgage payments if you’re expecting a […]
Bellevue News Eastside Statistics Slideshow January 2019
Bellevue News Eastside, King County, Seattle & Snohomish County Market Update A cool-down in prices and a surge in inventory spelled out good news for buyers in December. Median home prices throughout the region continued to moderate. The number of homes for sale more than doubled over a year ago. Condo inventory more than quadrupled. While we’re still far short of the four to six months […]
Bellevue News Five Ways to Incorporate Pantone’s ‘Living Coral’ Into Your Home Design inspiration comes in many forms, but few carry the cache of the Pantone Color of the Year. For two decades, the Pantone Color Institute has convened to debate and determine an appropriate color that represents the current times. In a tradition harkening to the pageantry and mystique of secret societies, biannual meetings are held […]
Bellevue News 10 Steps to Get Your Home Clean and Ready for Spring Warmer months are ahead, so now is the time to plan for spring cleaning and maintenance. A clean home offers a fresh start for the year, and a checklist of tasks guides your efforts towards efficiency. For many homeowners, spring cleaning can be a personal challenge. It can also be one accomplished with the help […]
Bellevue News What’s Happening in the Market? The Final Numbers for December 2018 The 2018 Real Estate market has certainly been a little bit of roller coaster ride of late, but the final numbers for December do not reflect a depressed marketplace that the Seattle Times would have people to believe. Every area noted in the report shows that median home prices are up at least 4.3% year […]
Bellevue News Windermere Living Winter Issue 2019 The Winter 2019 issue of Windermere Living is out and it’s gorgeous! Features include: A Luxury update from Chief Economist Matthew Gardner Kitchen design trends What does a 3.5M listing look like in different markets? A Caring Connections story about how the Windermere Foundation and a Windermere broker helps link families to the resources they […]
Bellevue News Make A Statement With Your Bookshelf In the New Year There comes a time in life where gifts take different forms during the holidays. Toys are replaced by tools and appliances. Games are supplanted by gift cards and gear for grander hobbies. Clothing ranges from stylish to functional, but typically reflects real-life necessities over fantastical dresses or costumes. But for many, books remain a timeless […]